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Chromosome screening gives new life to IVF success

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WHEN Selena Klasnja fell pregnant, she did not feel the hope and excitement experienced by most women. Instead, she held her breath, waiting to see if the pregnancy would last.

Mrs Klasnja, 41, spent 13 years trying for a baby, suffering repeated miscarriages which could not be explained.

”As soon as the pregnancy was detected, in a week or two I would have miscarriage,” she said. ”It was awful, you can’t imagine.”

It was only through the use of a new technique pioneered by Sydney IVF experts that she finally gave birth to her identical twin boys, Snape and Blake.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/life/chromosome-screening-gives-new-life-to-ivf-success-20110403-1ct9j.html#ixzz2viBycMbL