HMore than 32 ago, not without little uproar and controversy, as it is often the case with any advancement of science, especially in the field of ´assisted human reproductions, Louise Joy Brown was born (July the 25, 1978, in Oldham, greater Manchester, England) as the first person from in vitro fertilization.
For the 30th anniversary of this event, the Nature journal dedicated a special issue to the Assisted Reproduction Techniques and included interviews to pioneers in this field.
During this time, Louise Brown has been monitored the scientific community, something normal taking into account the exceptional case, a big step for the evolution of the humanity, and above all, it was a great help for thousands of families who since then have climbed over the barriers that de nature had decided to impose on them.
Nowadays, IVF and other assisted reproduction techniques are assumed by modern societies, it is a great solution for those who decide to create a family despite the biological barriers.
As a curiosity, Louise Brown had a son at the age of 28, in a natural way and without resorting to In Vitro Fertilization as his parents had to do.