If you have experienced repeated failures with IVF, then there could potentially be a new hope.

This new research is still at the trial stage, but the more rigorous method behind screening for healthy embryos may be able to raise a success rate from 30% to 60% or even more.

Lead researcher, Jie Qiao of Third Hospital, Peking University has created a method based on removing polar bodies, left-over fragments of cells from developing embryos, and analyzing their genetic code.

If it works as well as hoped, it will mean that DNA contributed by the mother can be screened for genetic abnormalities that might lead to IVF failure, miscarriage, or genetic problems in the child.

Read more at BBC News…