First paper about IVF is published by "Pincus and Enzmann, from the Laboratory of General Physiology at Harvard University" (© 2008 IVF-WORLDWIDE.COM) it outlined the possibilities that a human could be fertilised in Vitro
800 eggs were retrieved by Jhon Rock and Miriam Menken. These eggs were put in test tubes with sperm and later that year they recorded their observations in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.
first IVF mammal birth (a rabbit) by MC Chang
the first laparoscopy egg retrieval is described by Palmer from France
Robert Edwards and Georgina and Howard jones attempt the first human IVF fertilization
Monash university research team reported the first human IVF
pregnancy. Resaulting in a miscarriage.
First IVF human baby born in Oldham England on July 25th, 1978 by Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards
first Australian-born IVF baby to Victorian Monash- Melbourne team
The first test-tube triplets are born reported by Christopher Chen.
The first child is born to a mother without ovaries by the Monash IVF team.
The government of Victoria undertakes a review of IVF and its research which led to the proclamation of infertility, Act 1984. The first legislation to control IVF procedures and its research
created by Janice Barry for her year 10 science assignment