IVF by CCTV: Britain"s first baby is born using fertility treatment which monitors embryo with cameras and spots problems early

The 'magical' IVF by CCTV technique that allowed this couple to watch on a monitor their baby's first moments as an embryo Another 74 women are pregnant thanks to the Embryoscope used at a Manchester clinic | UPDATED: 00:32 GMT, 21 April 2012 A couple who were told it would be ‘virtually impossible’ for them to conceive have had a baby with the help of a pioneering IVF technique – an incubator with built-in CCTV.

New IVF method gives 40% more chance of success: Lab mimics conditions in the womb

New IVF method gives 40% more chance of success: Lab mimics conditions in the womb Delicate work: Fertility experts have increased the odds of a woman getting pregnant through IVF by as much as 40 per cent Doctors have dramatically increased the success of IVF by creating laboratories which mimic conditions found inside the womb.

Restricted embryo growth in early pregnancy could predict risk of miscarriage

Restricted embryo growth in early pregnancy could predict risk of miscarriage May lead to ways of preventing such tragedies Indicator: The distance between the embryo's head and buttocks during the early stages of pregnancy could be used to predict the risk of miscarriage Scientists have found a link between miscarriages and the growth of an embryo in the early stages of pregnancy which could lead to ways of preventing such tragedies. Researchers discovered that nearly 80 per cent of single-baby pregnancies which ended in miscarriage involved foetuses with restricted growth in the first trimester. Now they hope this trend could be used as a predictor to identify those mothers most at risk