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 birth
first IVF mammal birth (a rabbit) by MC Chang
First laparoscopy egg retrieval
the first laparoscopy egg retrieval is described by Palmer from France
First attempt at human IVF pregnancy
Robert Edwards and Georgina and Howard jones attempt the first human IVF fertilization
First reported human IVF pregnancy
Monash university research team reported the first human IVF
pregnancy. Resaulting in a miscarriage.
First human IVF birth
First IVF human baby born in Oldham England on July 25th, 1978 by Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards
first Australian IVF baby
first Australian-born IVF baby to Victorian Monash- Melbourne team
First IVF triplets
The first test-tube triplets are born reported by Christopher Chen.
First IVF baby to an infertile mother
The first child is born to a mother without ovaries by the Monash IVF team.
First legislation to regulate IVF
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
created by Janice Barry for her year 10 science assignment