Our 200th Baby Born Via Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer Has Twins

FINO’s 200th baby conceived through gamete intrafallopian transfer welcomes twin daughters years later

Julie Mincey, born via gamete intrafallopian transfer, and mom Leta Fletcher smile with husbands and Julie's twins | The Fertility Institute of New OrleansLeta Fletcher and her husband encountered several obstacles in their fertility journey. After Leta suffered two miscarriages and endometriosis, she and her husband sought help from the specialists at The Fertility Institute of New Orleans (FINO). Through gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), Leta was overjoyed to learn she was pregnant. This state-of-the-art technology in the late ’80s brought them their daughter, Julie, the 200th baby born with the help of FINO.

Thirty-two years later, this fertility journey came full circle when Julie and her husband welcome twin girls into the world.

Julie entered the world in style. She received a black-tie party at the Crowne Plaza. Doctors from across America came to celebrate her birth.

Julie says she is thankful her mother took action with her fertility, ultimately leading to the birth of her own daughters Fletcher Ann and June. She says the twin girls will grow up knowing the story of their grandmother’s fighting spirit and FINO’s dedication to building Leta’s family.

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About The Fertility Institute of New Orleans (FINO)

Founded in 1976, The Fertility Institute of New Orleans (FINO) is the first fertility clinic in Louisiana, achieving many fertility medicine advancements in the Gulf South. FINO continues to provide cutting-edge patient care informed by physicians who teach the latest in fertility medicine at LSU and Tulane medical schools. The staff’s care philosophy is to first, and continually, educate patients about infertility and their individual treatment options. We engage with people beyond conventional doctor-patient interactions to forge relationships, while offering competitive costs and treatments other area clinics don’t. FertilityInstitute.com