Louise Brown, the first test tube baby born on July 25, 1978 at Oldham General Hospital in England. The International Committee Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ICMART) estimates that globally in last 40 years over 8 million babies have been born using IVF or other assisted reproduction techniques. Today, around the world over half million babies are born each year using IVF or other assisted reproduction techniques with over 2 million treatment cycles performed every year.