Louise Brown’s Birthday and the Evolution of IVF


Dr. Joseph A. Hill’s, fertility specialist in Progyny’s Provider Network and CEO of Fertility Centers of New England, article in Medium.

Sam Correll and Paul Kellogg, members of the Progyny Network Team, met Louise Brown at MSRi

On July 25, Louise Joy Brown, the first baby born utilizing in vitro fertilization (IVF), turns 40. Louise’s parents, John and Lesley Brown, were referred to Patrick Steptoe, a British Obstetrician and Gynecologist who was an early pioneer of laparoscopic surgery for infertility. Steptoe had partnered in 1966 with Robert Edwards, an English biologist and physiologist with a special interest in human embryology.

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