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Price Often Dictates Which Fertility Treatment Couples Receive

by Erin Hartness,,  Aug 10, 2009
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Less expensive treatments for infertility are more prone to produce multiple births than pricier options, according to experts, but many insurance plans don't cover the more expensive treatments.

For example, physicians can control how many children a pregnancy produces through the use of in-vitro fertilization, or IVF.

"You see those higher-order (multiple births) – the ones that are more than twins – often in the group that doesn't do IVF," said Dr. Susannah Copland, of the Duke Fertility Clinic. Read more and watch the video.


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