By David Rossiaky, Jan 24, 2023

Dr. Kecia Gaither, MPH, double board-certified OB/GYN and maternal fetal medicine, and the director of Perinatal Services/Maternal Fetal Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx, told Healthline that “in vitro fertilization by definition involves a procedure whereby eggs are removed from a woman’s body, then combined with sperm outside of the body to form an embryo, which is placed back into the uterus.” “Patients with IVF pregnancies, particularly if multiples, are deemed high risk, and as such should be under the care of a maternal fetal medicine specialist, have fetal cardiovascular evaluation, interval growth scans, and antenatal testing during the course of the pregnancy,” said Gaither.

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