Northern Province welcomes three “test-tube babies”

Hospital A Thai Nguyen in the northern province of Thai Nguyen welcomed first three “test- tube” babies conceived as the result of In vitro fertilization (IVF) or "test tube babies" yesterday.

Medical workers performed the deliveries of the three kids with support of the National Reproduction Assistance Center.

Dr. Ha Hai Bang, deputy director of the hospitals said that the three babies are first test-tube babies given birth in the hospital. Directly performing the C-section, also known as cesarean delivery, Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Viet Tien who is also head of the National Reproduction Assistance Center congratulated the hospital’s success in IVF technique and parents.

After the case, the hospital’s reproductive assistance center becomes the first one in 12 mountainous northern provinces. By statistics, since the beginning of the year, the hospital has accepted 220 documents for IVF, 50 of unfertilized couples conceived and under periodical medical check-up.

By Quoc Lap – translated by Uyen Phuong

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