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Thursday 23rd March 2017

New IVF strategy launched

27th June 2008

Fertility experts have said that IVF clinics should ensure that the amount of twins born following IVF treatment should be dramatically reduced.

A new strategy means clinics would have to reduce the number of twins per birth from one in four to 10% by 2011. Alun Elias-Jones, consultant paediatrician and member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, said: "The risk of an adverse outcome for a multiple birth is much greater than for singleton births."

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