Several factors contribute to the rise in multiple births, including the rise of assisted reproductive technology (ART) since the 1970s, increased use of contraception and mothers giving birth at an older age, when twinning rates are higher.
The legislation would make products such as tampons and sanitary pads free for all women in Scotland, available at designated public places such as community centres, youth clubs and pharmacies.
With the size of a family tied to social status and growing infertility - not to mention politicians keen to win support by offering couples what they most desire - IVF has become big business in the Gaza Strip.
A decriminalisation proposal fell five votes short of the 70 required for its approval, with 59 assembly members voting against and six refraining.
Scientists say fetal tissue is critical for research into many complex diseases, including HIV, Alzheimer's and cancer, as Trump administration decides to abort the study that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions.
The new law will outlaw abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected and doesn't contain exceptions for pregnancies from rape or incest.
Missouri's restrictive abortion ban does not include exceptions for pregnancies caused by rape or incest.
Many mainstream scientists think gene editing is too unsafe to try, and some denounced the Chinese report as human experimentation.
Chinese couples are going abroad for in search of IVF treatment. High demand in the country after the end of the one child policy means Chinese doctors can't treat all those who seek assistance conceiving.
The ship provides medical abortions to women in countries where the procedure is banned.
It is currently a crime to abort a child in the Republic of Ireland, which has decided to hold a referendum on the issue for the third time in more than three decades.
New York fertility specialist John Zhang spearheaded the technique with a Jordanian couple at a clinic in Mexico.
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