What we know about B.C.'s plan to fund IVF treatment

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British Columbia is joining seven provinces in paying for some of the cost of in vitro fertilization, but scant details and long-standing inequities have raised questions about how the plan could benefit patients.

While some applauded the move, expected to begin in April 2025, others in the field were wary of the lack of specifics around what aspects of the treatment would be covered.

IVF involves hormone injections to stimulate production of multiple eggs to boost the chance of pregnancy. The eggs are removed from the ovaries and fertilized with sperm in a lab. One or more of the resulting embryos are transferred to

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