Hadassah

The Birth of Hila's Baby: A Tribute to Hadassah Medical Center Ingenuity and Perseverance

Thursday, Jan 24 2013

When 35-year-old Hila failed to conceive despite 13 rounds of treatment in 4 different centers in Israel, fertility specialists at the Hadassah Medical Center suggested they try a slightly different approach.

Instead of implanting the embryos right away following in vitro fertilization, Hadassah's physicians proposed that the embryos be frozen and implanted during Hila's next natural menstrual cycle, when the body's natural mucus environment would be more conducive to pregnancy than during a treatment cycle. Hila did become pregnant, but the fetus aborted at seven weeks. She pressed the physicians to try again. This time, following the same procedure of implanting the embryo during her next natural cycle, Hila gave birth to a healthy baby girl!

Related Stories

alt_text

Wednesday, Apr 8 2020

Hadassah to Launch Clinical Trials of a Serum to Fight COVID-19

For the first time in Israel, Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem is collecting plasma from recovered COVID-19 patients...

READ MORE ›
alt_text

Tuesday, Apr 7 2020

Virtual Community Gathering: Israel's Response to the Coronavirus

Israel's experts talk about the Coronavirus, how Israel responded and "best practices" developed via a Zoom panel discussion which included Hadassah Prof. Ran Nir-Paz, Infectious DIsease Physician.

READ MORE ›
alt_text

Tuesday, Apr 7 2020

Hadassah to Initiate Trials of Japanese Drug to Fight COVID-19 READ MORE ›
alt_text

Monday, Apr 6 2020

Hadassah Cardiologist: Don’t Let Fear of COVID-19 Keep You From Urgent Care

The advice to "stay home" should not be heeded if you have chest pains or other signs of a heart attack, warns Hadassah...

READ MORE ›

Donation Questions

donorservices@hadassah.org

(800) 928-0685

Membership Questions

membership@hadassah.org

(800) 664-5646

Israel Travel

israeltravel@hadassah.org

(800) 237-1517

Contact Us

40 Wall Street

New York, NY 10005

support@hadassah.org

More ›

Show More