Her birth is a milestone that follows years of struggles to legalize IVF and offer it within the Costa Rica Social Security System (CCSS, or Caja).
Nine women were transferred fertilized eggs, and three are now in their 10th week of gestation.
At a pharmacy in Cartago, the pharmacist in charge that day said that while the store had the pill, it was his decision not to sell it.
The parents are from the province of Heredia who had the IVF procedure performed last June at a private hospital in San José.
The new law sets prison times up to six years and also bans marriage between people under 18 and between an adult and a minor.
The executive decree reinstating the right to in vitro fertilization (IVF) in Costa Rica went into effect three months ago. But just one private clinic has applied and received authorization to perform the fertility procedure.
A committee from the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights recommended that Costa Rica should review its legislation on abortion in cases of rape, incest or when fatal fetal impairment exists.
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