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IVF means In vitro fertilization is a series of procedures to assist you with conception. It is when a human embryo (egg) is fertilised with sperm in a laboratory. If the fertilised embryo successfully implants in the uterus, this will result in positive (pregnancy).
During IVF, mature embryo are retrieved from ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. Then the fertilized embryo or eggs are transferred to a uterus. Full cycle of IVF takes about minimum three weeks. Sometimes these steps are split into different parts and the process can take longer time.

What happens during the IVF process?

The first step in IVF is taking fertility medications for several months to help your ovaries produce several eggs that are mature and ready for fertilization. You may get regular ultrasounds and blood tests to measure your hormone levels increaseas or not. Once your ovaries have produced enough mature eggs, your doctor removes the eggs from your body. Egg retrieval is a minor surgical procedure that’s done at your doctor’s office or at a fertility clinic.
    IVF is commonly used to treat:
  • Older women with fertility issues
  • Women with damaged or blocked fallopian tubes
  • Women with endometriosis
  • Male infertility caused by low sperm count or blockage

Risks of IVF

  • Miscarriage:- The rate of miscarriage for women who conceive using IVF with fresh eggs is similar to that of women who conceive naturally — about 16% to 26% — but the rate increases with maternal age.)

  • Premature Birth :- Premature delivery and low birth weight. Research suggests that IVF is the process of risk that the baby will be born early or with a low birth weight.

  • Cancer:- Premature delivery and low birth weight. Research suggests that IVF is the process of risk that the baby will be born early or with a low birth weight.Cancer. Some early studies suggested there may be a link between certain medications used to stimulate egg growth also the specific type of ovarian tumor, more-recent studies do not support these findings.

What are the side effects of IVF?

IVF has some risks and possible side effects.
  • bloating
  • cramping
  • breast tenderness
  • mood swings
  • headaches
  • bleeding
  • infection

How much does IVF cost?

IVF tends to be more expensive treatment. Some states have laws that say health insurance companies must cover some or all of the costs of infertility treatment . But many insurance plans don nott offer any fertility treatment coverage at all. The fees for one cycle of IVF include medicines, procedures, anesthesia, ultrasounds, blood tests, lab work, and embryo storage. we don’t say exact cost of a single IVF cycle, but it varies can be up to $16,000 or more.

What do you do to prepare for IVF treatment?

Before starting IVF treatment, you’ll need a thorough medical exam and fertility tests. Your partner will be examined and tested as well. Some of the preparation you’ll go through includes:

  • IVF consultation (meet with healthcare providers to discuss the details of the IVF process).
  • A uterine exam, up-to-date Pap test and mammogram (if over 40).
  • A semen analysis.
  • Screening for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and other infectious diseases.
  • Ovarian reserve testing, and blood and urine tests.
  • Instructions on how to administer fertility medications.
  • Genetic carrier screening.
  • Sign consent forms.
  • Uterine cavity evaluation (hysteroscopy or saline-infused sonography (SIS)).

What are the reasons for using IVF?

IVF is used to treat infertility and some genetic problems. It may also help people in the sexually- and gender-diverse (LGBTIAQ+) community start a family, as well as single people who would like to become parents.

You may think about using IVF for a number of reasons, including if you or your partner has:

  • low sperm count
  • problems with ovulation due to conditions such as polycystic ovary syndrome
  • problems with the fallopian tubes
  • if either of you have been sterilised
  • problems with endometriosis
  • a wish to avoid passing on inherited genetic disorders to your children

Does an IVF pregnancy have more or different risks?

All pregnancies carry a risk of complications. There are many factors that may increase the risk of having a pregnancy complication, including older age, obesity and smoking.

Females who become pregnant through IVF are more likely to experience these complications during their pregnancy:

  • vaginal bleeding
  • blood clots in early pregnancy
  • high blood pressure
  • premature birth
  • birth by caesarean section