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14 October 2010

IVF birth= taller children

Children born using in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) are likely to be taller than their naturally conceived counterparts, New Zealand researchers have found.

Children born using in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) are likely to be taller than their naturally conceived counterparts, New Zealand researchers have found.

Liggins Institute director Wayne Cutfield said the phenomenon was most striking in girls.

 
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