Cash Cow in ‘Fertility’ Medicine

IVF cash cowOn average, the cost of a basic IVF cycle in the U.S ranges from $12,000 — $15,000 yet three out of four times it fails

20 million fails. This is one stat not discussed at the latest American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Scientific Congress and Expo. It’s also not posted on fertility clinic member websites nor shared on their social media feeds but it should be.

In October thousands of physicians, nurses, scientists and lab technicians gathered in Salt Lake City joined by legions of pharmaceutical representatives, ‘fertility’ entrepreneurs and service providers in full on ‘sell mode.’

Fertility Medicine Failures

It’s been nearly 40 years since in vitro fertilization (IVF) became commercially available.

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Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos highlights other troubling facts that aren’t widely known … read the full piece here>>>