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Mini IVF -lower costs but at what price?

ICSI1The Wall Street Journal recently published an article on one of the hot topics in Reproductive Medicine, Minimal stimulation IVF, also known as "Mini-IVF." This is IVF with very low doses of fertility drugs.  It certainly sounds appealing, fewer drugs, fewer doctor visits, fewer side effects and less cost in order to have a baby. But, like most things in life, there is always a downside. Mini-IVF has significantly lower pregnancy rates than regular IVF. Does it work for some couples? Absolutely. Is the lower cost and hassle worth the lower chances for pregnancy? At this time, the jury is still out.