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No Proof That Aspirin Aids Conception, Review Shows
There's no strong evidence that taking aspirin while undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) improves a woman's chances of becoming pregnant, according to researchers who reviewed data from 13 clinical trials. While one large study suggested there was some benefit to taking aspirin while having IVF treatment, the overall conclusion of the review was that there was no evidence that aspirin improved the likelihood of getting pregnant. The review appears in the August edition of The Cochrane Library. Routine use of aspirin during IVF treatment is controversial. Proponents believe that aspirin may improve blood flow to the womb and ovaries, but there are concerns that taking aspirin may cause pregnancy complications or miscarriage.