In vitro fertilization (IVF) and bitcoin babies (BTC)!

Bitcoin is not a fad, it comes to the rescue of humanity in search of financial freedom, a better alternative to fiat. You will not be surprised to know that restaurants, jewelers, dispensaries and establishments of all kinds accept it as a means of payment. Even fertility clinics are seduced by bitcoin, to the point of accepting cryptocurrency from parents looking for bitcoin babies.

The first baby bitcoin was born in 2013

The blockchain and cryptocurrency press echoed the birth of the first BTC baby 9 years ago. Where did this take place, in your opinion? In the center of Dr. C. Terence Lee, the Fertility Care of Orange County, in Brea, California.

Lee, who was one of the first geek specialists to accept bitcoin, did not hide his joy when he brilliantly carried out this in vitro fertilization within his clinic. This is why he does not hesitate to display the photo of the baby bitcoin by looping on a projection screen. The statement “This baby was conceived thanks to bitcoinsaccompanies this image on occasion.

First bitcoin baby, conceived at Dr. Lee’s fertility clinic

Make no mistake, this child was not purchased on some black market. In fact, his conception was a problem of ease of embryo transfer by payment in bitcoin for the treatment.

The audacity of the parents had surprised Dr. Lee, despite a sign mentioning his acceptance of forms of electronic payment such as Visa and bitcoin.

We see 10 to 40 patients a day, and no one bothered to ask what the sign meant.“, he underlined.

Luckily, a patient previously was convinced of his male fertility assessment plan, offering sperm for 15 BTC (equivalent to $75). Saying that a few months later, a pro-bitcoin couple accepted the seed. He was at their 4e tentative with Lee.

And that allowed us to give birth to the first bitcoin baby.

Birth of other bitcoin babies

Of course, after 2013 there had been other bitcoin babies. Admittedly, it is difficult to make a diachronic study of them with the few elements in our hands, but a testimony on Reddit let us know of their existence.

Last week, specifically on July 12, u/LiteratureUsual614 talked about the birth of their bitcoin baby in 2020. A single piece of BTC was enough for the operation. Which is the equivalent of $9,000 at the time.

Source: Reddit

Another Reddit user by the name of douff also confessed to selling 1 BTC to achieve in vitro fertilization a year earlier. Same situation for Mullick who spent 21 BTC for the same operation without having experienced the same fate. Fortunately, his patience was rewarded with a child obtained from natural methods.

Aside from a few ironies from the crypto community on Reddit, the author of the original post received an avalanche of kudos. We have selected for you the best of all:

This is the first time I read a post about someone selling bitcoins for something more valuable. Cheer!»

By going through the in vitro fertilization and birth records belonging to the Boston IVF clinics that accept bitcoin, we can certainly highlight a few cases of no less interesting BTC babies. The Boston IVF is an institution of 30 American fertility clinics that rely on the bitcoin-based genetic data tracking system, Eggschain. Looking forward to the publication of new stories to revive pro-bitcoin parents handicapped by the problem of infertility!

Sources: Reddit; CNN Business; Cointelegraph

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