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Submission + - The World's First IVF Baby Turns 35 Today (

Daniel_Stuckey writes: First off, “test-tube” baby is a misnomer—Louise Brown grew in a uterus and came out via the old-fashioned C-section, 35 years ago today. The only thing that happened in a Petri dish was the conception.

And since 1978, over 5 million people have come into the world via in vitro fertilization. The procedure has become increasingly common in the United States and Great Britain, as people delay starting families in the interest of their careers or because of financial concerns.

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The World's First IVF Baby Turns 35 Today

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