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In 1978, Louise Brown, the “test tube baby,” was born in England, the first baby conceived by the process of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Then, in 1984, Zoe Leyland was born in Australia, the first baby from a frozen embryo. Today, some estimate that more than one million frozen embryos are in storage.

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