Jul 24, 2017

[Ans] Where was the world's first "test tube baby" born, on July 25, 1978?


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On 10 November 1977, Lesley Brown underwent a procedure, later to become known as IVF (in vitro fertilisation), developed by Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards. Edwards was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Medicine for this work.



Step 2 : Answer to the question "Where was the world's first "test tube baby" born, on July 25, 1978?"



Louise Joy Brown (born 25 July 1978) is famous woman known for being the first human to have been born after conception by in vitro fertilisation, or IVF. Louise Joy Brown was born at Oldham General Hospital, Oldham, by planned Caesarean section delivered by registrar John Webster.


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Although the media referred to Brown as a "test tube baby", her conception actually took place in a Petri dish. Her younger sister, Natalie Brown, was also conceived through IVF four years later, and became the world's fortieth child after conception by IVF. In May 1999, Natalie was the first human born after conception by IVF to give birth herself—without IVF—to daughter Casey. Next Step : We care our friends, so we share answers. If you care Share G +1 / Comment below your answer.