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Watchdog Under Fire as Number of U.K. IVF Blunders Soars

by Jo Macfarlane,  Daily Mail U.K.,  April 24, 2010
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The number of blunders made at IVF clinics has nearly doubled in the past 12 months.

The serious mistakes, which affect couples desperate for children, include cases where embryos have been lost or placed in the wrong woman, or incidents where eggs have been fertilised with the wrong sperm.

Figures released by the IVF watchdog reveal the number of reported incidents increased from 182 in 2007-08 to 334 in 2008-09, prompting calls for it to get tougher on failing units.

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