In-vitro fertilization, also known as IVF, is a set of treatment procedures used to conceive a child. This procedure involves retrieving mature eggs from a woman’s ovaries and fertilizing them in a lab with sperm. The fertilized egg or embryo can either be stored or implanted into a woman’s uterus. The entire process may take up to three weeks or even longer. IVF treatment for pregnancy is one of the most effective forms of assisted reproductive technology (ART) and opted by people who cannot conceive a child naturally. Many people even use donor eggs or sperm to conceive a baby through IVF treatment. The doctor may also be able to implant the embryos in a surrogate if a woman suffers from uterine problems and is unable to carry the baby. The IVF treatment for pregnancy in women will depend on various factors like the parents’ health, age, and fertility. To determine whether or not a person can undergo IVF, the doctor will run various diagnostic tests like blood tests, ultrasound, MRI, and CT scans. Once it is determined that the person is healthy, the doctor will begin with the treatment. There are six steps in IVF treatment – Ovarian hyperstimulation, Egg […] read more