The first two babies have been born following an initiative by IVF Babble to donate free cycles IVF. Bourn Hall is the latest clinic to contribute a cycle of treatment.
Louise Brown today laid flowers on a new memorial to first clinical embryologist Jean Purdy, IVF pioneer and cofounder of Bourn Hall.
Dr Kay Elder is to talk at Fertility Fest. In 1984 she joined Bourn Hall, the world’s first IVF clinic, established by Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards after their breakthrough with ‘test-tube’ baby Louise Brown.
Fertility treatment at Bourn Hall has come a long way since its founders success with the first “test-tube baby” conceived 40 years ago, but as National Fertility Awareness Week reveals there is still much to do.
World’s first test-tube baby Louise Brown, born nearly 40 years ago in the UK as a result of a medical breakthrough by IVF pioneers Steptoe and Edwards, has flown to Chicago to finally meet Elizabeth Jordan Carr who made history three years later as the USA’s first IVF baby.