In Vitro Fertilization Comes to America

Memoir of a Medical Breakthrough by Howard W. Jones, Jr., M.D., Foreword by Elizabeth Jordan Carr Comeau

The story of a medical program in Norfolk, Virginia, which resulted in the birth of the first IVF baby in the Americas and led to an evolution in the care of patients with infertility. The program was born in controversy, and might never have succeeded except for a remarkable series of chance events, encounters, and opportunities.