IVF (In vitro Fertilization)

Females who cannot conceive face many problems like stress and tension, and it also affects their overall well-being. The inability to become pregnant affects their life in various ways. This may cause more confusion between the partners and hinder their relationships with peers. People who have such problems are not able to fully focus on their work. A woman experiencing infertility faces stress. This may be similar to the anxiety and depression of cancer or heart diseases. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is one of the most effective treatments of infertility. This technique is based on assisted reproductive technology (ART) and uses special medical tools that help a woman to get pregnant when other methods have failed.

“IVF technique involves multiple steps, and each cycle is specialized based on a woman’s specific condition. In this procedure, mature eggs are recovered from the ovaries of the woman and fertilized outside the body before transferring them into the uterus. IVF technique increases the rate of successful pregnancies. Before starting the IVF cycle, one should go for several tests such as blood tests for hormones and complete health and imaging of the ovaries, uterus, and tubes.”

Procedure

There are five basic steps of an IVF cycle

1. Stimulation:

In this step, fertility drugs for boosting egg production are injected into the female body. These drugs allow the production of several eggs. The ovaries are tested regularly during this step through transvaginal ultrasounds and hormone levels through a blood test.

2. Retrieval of egg:

After the successful stimulation of the eggs retrieval procedure takes place. This is a minor surgery that removes eggs from the female body. A transvaginal ultrasound is used that guide a special needle to retrieve eggs from the ovaries to the test tube. This procedure may take 10-30 minutes to complete.

3. Insemination and fertilization:

Insemination is the process in which eggs and sperms are mixed together. The male's egg is fertilized with male sperms in temperature controlled laboratory conditions. The doctor can also allow the injection of sperms into the egg if the chance of fertilization is low, called Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI).

4. Embryo culture:

The Development of fertilized eggs results in formation of embryo which is checked by the embroyologist.

5. Embryo transfer:

The developed embryo is transferred into the uterus of the women through vagina & cervix with the help of a special catheter. It takes 10 more days for the embryo to get implanted in the uterus bed.Sucessfull implant of eggs in the uterus results in a sucessfull pregnancy, which can be confirmed with the help of blood and urine test.

Benefits of IVF treatment:

There are five basic steps of an IVF cycle

  • This procedure helps females to get pregnant when other techniques have failed.

  • It is helpful for the advanced aged woman and helps them get pregnant.

  • It is helpful for a woman who has damaged or blocked fallopian tubes.

  • Females suffering from endometriosis

  • It is also used to treat male factor infertility.

  • It is helpful to treat unexplained infertility.

  • IVF is also helpful for patients with PCOS who are unable for conceiving with ovulation induction.

  • It is helpful for a woman with premature ovarian failure or menopause.

  • IVF technique contains a high rate of success and is better than other ART techniques.

  • Inherited diseases are screened through the embryos.

Benefits of IVF treatment:

There are five basic steps of an IVF cycle

  • Couples who have unsuccessful trials for conceiving through natural means can use the IVF method. The IVF candidates should have complete good health.

  • IVF is recommended if other options such as fertility medications and intrauterine insemination have failed.

  • Ideal candidates for IVF suffer from certain infertility issues such as endometriosis, PCOS, fallopian tube disorders, unexplained infertility, and cervical factor infertility and ovulation disorders.

For more information about IVF (In vitro Fertilization) treatment in Delhi visit today at World IVF Center.