In Vitro Fertilization is a procedure to treat infertility. It is an assisted reproductive technology (ART) of fertilization, which is done by extracting eggs, recovering a sperm sample and finally adding an egg and sperm in a laboratory. Followed by this, the embryo(s) is then transferred to the uterus. To make you understand about the IVF, you need to know few things and these are mentioned below:
Before Starting IVF procedure
Before starting the IVF procedure, the doctor would prescribe you with fertility pills or hormones, which you would ask to, take it in order to stimulate follicle production. The oils would stimulate your ovaries so that multiple eggs can be harvested as this would increase the chances of fertilization/pregnancy.
How Fertilization takes place?
Once eggs have been harvested with IVF procedure, the best eggs are then placed in incubators and then sperm and eggs are mixed together and watched till the embryo has been developed.
Looking the embryo development, the doctor would choose the best candidates for transfer. After this by using a catheter guided by ultrasound, doctor would transfer the embryo through the cervix and finally to your uterus. In order to enhance the chances successful pregnancy and live birth multiple embryos are implanted into the womb, but this has a demerit that it can increase the chances of multiple births.
Success rates with IVF procedures
As it is a new technology, so it might take several IVF cycles in order to make you get pregnant. In this procedure, success rates basically depend on your age and health status. A Woman who is mid-30s can experience higher risk of infertility and it increases as women reach age 40. Moreover, you can experience greater risk of IVF procedures if you are over 40 years of age. On the contrary, a young and healthy woman would have an excellent chance of progressing through IVF and she can experience successful route from pregnancy to delivery.
In order to ensure that you can have successful IVF procedure, it is very important that you get yourself treated by an experienced gynecologist. There are many infertility specialists in the town to which you can approach to get your infertility treated. Dr. Shivani Saachdev Gour is a prominent name in this genre; she is an IVF Specialist, Gynecology and Obstetrics. You can come to her and seek the expert advice and treatment on infertility that you are encountering.