By the numbers: Reproductive Biology Associates

Facts of fertility

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Established in 1983 as the first in vitro fertilization program in Georgia,
Reproductive Biology Associates welcomed its first IVF baby a year later. The practice has been breaking barriers ever since. It now has seven locations across metro Atlanta and Georgia. We gathered some data on RBA and infertility itself.


Babies born to RBA patients

Pregnancy rate among RBA patients
using donor eggs frozen by RBA

Silver spoon given by RBA to
a family for each new baby

7.4 million
Women ages 15–44 who have used
infertility services

1 in 8
Couples of childbearing
age who have received
assistance for infertility


National average cost of a single cycle of IVF


RBA timeline

Georgia’s first IVF birth, to an RBA patient.

First practice in the Eastern U.S. to achieve pregnancy via frozen embryo.

First Georgia practice to report baby born using a surrogate mother.

First U.S. practice to report baby born by injecting sperm into an egg.

First practice in the Western hemisphere to report baby born using frozen donor eggs.

Develops revolutionary egg-freezing technique called vitrification.

Creates world’s largest frozen donor egg bank.


This article originally appeared in our 2014 Health issue.

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