Although there has been a considerable decrease in the infertility rate, many women still suffer from unexplained infertility. Increase in stress is also a contributing factor. In-Vitro Fertilization or IVF is one of the most common infertility treatments. In short, this procedure is performed by the doctor, who takes the egg from the woman and fertilizes it with the sperm from the male. The fertilization occurs in the lab where the eggs develop into embryos. After a few days the doctor inserts the embryo into the woman’s uterus for further growth.
The National Infertility Association provides us with certain IVF facts. According to them, IVF success rates are known to be higher than any other infertility treatment. In one cycle, women under the age of 35, faces 40% success rate and women over the age of 40 faces 20-35% success rate. If you go through three full cycles, your chances of getting pregnant increases up to 53%.
Main Causes for Using an IVF in Women
There can be many causes when a couple cannot conceive after having unprotected intercourse. The number one cause is undue stress, anxiety and depression. 85% of couples go through an increased amount of stress in their life. Other permanent factors which compel people to go through IVF treatment can be listed as follows:
Main Causes for Using an IVF in Men
Apart from a few common causes like exposure to harmful chemicals, stress, diabetes or presence of genetic diseases, the following can be considered:
Chronic bacterial infections.
The entire IVF process can be detailed for your better understanding:
IVF Treatment Cost
Babies born through IVF come at a high cost. The IVF treatment cost is quite expensive. On an average one single cycle can cost up to 10000 US Dollar. On taking a full on three cycle procedure, your cost, excluding medication can mount to 30000 US Dollar. However, treatment costs vary from clinic to clinic and also in the medications involved. Your doctor or gynecologist will be able to say, which is better suitable to your condition.
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FAQs or frequently asked questions on IVF
Depending on your diagnostic test results and medical history, generally IVF treatment is not offered to patients older than 45.
Depending on the follicles present, this process typically takes less than 30 minutes.
You may experience few side effects such as difficulties in breathing, nausea, vomiting, faintness, abdominal pain etc.
Yes, you should consider few restrictions while undergoing IVF — Drinking, Smoking, Vigorous exercise, Other medications without consulting doctor.