In vitro fertilization (IVF) and the risk of birth and developmental defects - facts and fictions

Journal title

Polish Psychological Bulletin




No 3


Divisions of PAS

Nauki Humanistyczne i Społeczne


Committee for Psychological Science PAS




DOI: 10.2478/s10059-009-0027-x


Polish Psychological Bulletin; 2009; No 3


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