1.7 million embryos created for IVF have been thrown away, and just 7 per cent lead to pregnancy15 embryos made for every woman conceiving through in vitro fertilisationAlmost half are discarded during or after the process, figures have revealed3.5m embryos have been created since 1991 but 93 per cent are never used Peer said 'industrial' numbers are being wasted with 'casual indifference' | UPDATED: 07:45 GMT, 31 December 2012 Millions of human embryos created for IVF pregnancies have been thrown away unused, figures have revealed. They show that for every woman who conceives a child through in vitro fertilisation, 15 embryos are made, and almost half of them are discarded during or after the process. More than 1.7 million embryos prepared with the aim of helping women become pregnant have been thrown away since records began 21 years ago, according to the new breakdown.
Miscarriage conveyor belt: Women in depths of despair are treated heartlessly by NHS staff, says watchdog A report by Nice says that patients who have lost their baby are often dealt with by 'insensitive' doctors, nurses and receptionistsMany are left to wait on wards where they can hear others giving birth, according to the report | UPDATED: 23:17 GMT, 11 December 2012 Distress: Women who suffer miscarriages are often dealt with by 'insensitive' doctors, nurses and receptionists, according to a new report Women who suffer miscarriages are being treated in a heartless ‘conveyor belt’ system, according to the NHS watchdog. Its report says patients who have lost their baby are often dealt with by ‘insensitive’ doctors, nurses and receptionists