OUR HEALTH ADVICE – Recourse to medically assisted procreation is not trivial and induces medical and psychological risks.
One in 28 births in France is the result of assisted procreation, and the difficulty of determining leads 1 in 8 couples to see a doctor. In 2020, the Biomedicine Agency reports 123,174 attempts at medically assisted procreation (PMA) for 20,223 births. A success rate which remains measured, therefore… and consequences on the health of women and their future children which should not be neglected.
Effective infertility treatments have been around for over forty years and while they have mitigated the effects of the worrying decline in fertility worldwide, it remains difficult to study their effects on the health of parents. and children born from it. A few cohort studies carried out over the past ten years have shown themselves to be reassuring about the risks of female cancers, but it is obviously more difficult to assess the long-term consequences for children, including the oldest, of passing their forties. ” Health…