Recommended Web Sites
Pregnancy Gateway: Center for Disease Control and Prevention
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, you probably have a lot of questions. This website will help you learn how to be healthy (before, during, and after pregnancy) and give your baby a healthy start to life. View Site
Center for the Sudy of Multiple Birth
The Center for the Study of Multiple Birth is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1977 by identical twins, Louis and Donald Keith (shown at left). The three primary reasons for its inception were research, education, and public service. In its 28-year history, it has either published or supported the publication of numerous documents and books relating to multiple births. View Site
The Healthcare Costs of Having A Baby Stella Chang, Thompson Health Care
A study conducted to estimate the costs of healthcare associated with having a baby among women with employer-sponsored insurance. Read More
A Cluster of Cells: Mechanics of the Modern Fertility Market
Debora L.Spar, excerpt from The Baby Business: How Money,Science,and Politics Drive the Commerce of Conception, Harvard Business School Press
In fertility, as in any market, we must start at the very beginning, where supply and demand collide to produce some kind of market ex-change. We need to understand what drives demand in the fertility trade; what determines supply; and how the price of desire is set. We need to explore who is making money in this...Read More
Additional Research & Writings
Zygotic-Splitting Rates after Single-Embryo Transfers in in Vitro Fertilization
I. Blickstein, C. Jones, and L. G. Keith. New England Jornal of Medicine. 5 Jun, 2003.
HFEA to curb multiple pregnancies Dr Kirsty Horsey Progress Educational Trust. 24 May, 2003.