Girl, conceived with the help of the improved technology of IVF, was born at the last day of spring in the Liverpool Women's Hospital.
Technique of EEVA (Early Embryo Viability Assessment) allows to evaluate the quality of the IVF embryos at the earliest stages of their growth. The method’s principle is the Burst Mode of embryos at intervals of a minute. The obtained images allow doctors to evaluate embryos and select the healthiest one.
42-year-old British Ruth Carter (Ruth Carter) has become the first woman who gave birth to a child conceived by means of this technique. 31 of May she gave birth to a healthy baby girl weighing 2 kg 400 grams.
"We are happy to be the parents of a beautiful and a healthy girl. We would like to thank all the staff of the Liverpool Hospital for their help in bringing this miracle to life"- says John Travers, husband of Ruth Carter.
Professor Charles Kingsland, the deputy for clinical work in The Reproductive Health Centre of Liverpool Hospital Hewitt pointed out that the usage of EEVA methods would increase the number of successful pregnancies after IVF up to 44 percent among couples over 35 years.