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May 30, 1989 | LANIE JONES, Times Staff Writer
Over the years, the young woman said softly, she had given her sister many presents--clothing, jewelry. But never before "a gift of life." Her older sister is infertile. But now, after an in vitro fertilization procedure that used the younger sister's ovarian eggs, the older woman is in her third month of pregnancy. And both sisters are ecstatic. Not only is this pregnancy a personal triumph for the Mission Viejo women, but according to several fertility experts around the country, it may have made medical history.
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May 30, 1989 | LANIE JONES, Times Staff Writer
Over the years, the young woman said softly, she had given her sister many presents--clothing, jewelry. But never before "a gift of life." Her older sister is infertile. But now, after an in vitro fertilization procedure that used the younger sister's ovarian eggs, the older woman is in her third month of pregnancy. And both sisters are ecstatic. Not only is this pregnancy a personal triumph for the Mission Viejo women, but according to several fertility experts around the country, it may have made medical history.
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December 7, 1989
A baby was born this week at an Orange County hospital after what is believed to be the first implant of a frozen, fertilized egg in a woman's Fallopian tubes in the United States, officials said Wednesday. The baby, a healthy 8-pound, 3-ounce girl, was born Monday, said Dr. Lawrence B. Werlin, director of fertility services at Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian.
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December 7, 1989 | BILL BILLITER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A baby was born this week at Hoag Hospital after what is believed to be the first implant of a frozen, fertilized egg in a woman's Fallopian tubes in the United States, officials said Wednesday. The baby, a healthy 8-pound, 3-ounce girl, was born Monday, said Dr. Lawrence B. Werlin, director of fertility services at Hoag. The mother, a Mission Viejo resident who has not been identified, also is doing well, added Werlin, who implanted an embryo that was taken from the woman's sister.
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May 9, 2004 | Emily Bazelon, Emily Bazelon is a senior editor at Legal Affairs magazine.
You'd have to be pretty heartless to begrudge the blessings of fertility treatment after reading Michael Ryan's new book. But what about the way medical technology drives eager couples to obsess every step of the way? "Baby B" follows the 13 weeks during which Ryan and his wife, Doreen Gildroy, conceive through in vitro fertilization and endure the roller-coaster beginning of a pregnancy. With the help of their larger-than-life fertility specialist, Dr. Lawrence B.
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