Assisted reproduction: a reassuring picture

Med J Aust. 1996 May 20;164(10):628-30. doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.1996.tb122213.x.


Many couples seek solutions to problems of infertility by using assisted reproduction techniques. Despite very different beginnings, children conceived after donor insemination, ovum donation, in-vitro fertilisation or gamete intrafallopian transfer show no adverse long term effects, either physically or psychosocially.

MeSH terms

  • Fertilization in Vitro
  • Humans
  • Insemination, Artificial, Heterologous
  • Reproductive Techniques*
  • Treatment Outcome