In vitro fertilization is a fertility treatment that is made for people who are unable to have a child. Sterile couples are treated by this procedure. Many childless couples have had the pleasure of being their children through IVF. When a married couple fails to conceive even after having unprotected sex continuously for the last 6 months, there may be a problem in the female egg or the male sperm. If both have some problems then this problem is called Couple Infertility. Many such situations have also come to the fore, in which couples are able to conceive naturally after many years of efforts, but this is a rare situation.
What is In vitro fertilization?
In Vitro fertilization, in which the male sperm and the egg of the woman are mixed in the lab and inserted into the uterus of a woman who wants to become a mother. This process takes about two to three weeks. Instead of developing egg and sperm in the mother’s womb, the process of developing in the laboratory is called in vitro fertilization ie IVF.
When IVF is suggested?
Male Fertility – IVF requires only a healthy sperm that can fertilize an egg. Often, the reason for a married couple not becoming a parent is also male infertility.
Female Sterility – Many women have problems with ovulation, due to which they face such difficulties as irregular periods, very painful periods, excessive bleeding in periods, or no periods. All this affects their fertility. Blockage in the fallopian tubes or problems in the uterus is among the common causes of sterility. In the IVF process, injections are used in the ovaries to develop more eggs.
PCOD and Pregnancy: If you have PCOD and want to get pregnant, you should consult a fertility doctor. A fertility specialist will advise you on the medicines. In PCOD problem, with the help of IVF, a woman can be conceived. Hormonal imbalances are controlled with the help of medicines before IVF treatment. In the IVF process, the egg is fertilized in the lab along with the sperm and after the process of fertilization, the embryo that is formed is transferred to the woman’s uterus.
What happens in the IVF process?
- In this process, women and men are examined, then according to the results, further steps will be taken.
- Male semen are cleaned in the lab. Then active (good) and inactive (worthless) sperms are separated.
- Eggs are taken out of the woman’s body by injection and freeze.
- active sperm is then placed above the egg in a petri-dish in the lab and left for reproduction naturally.
- By the third day of reproduction, the embryo is ready.
- The catheter, which looks like a special elastic tube, an embryo is transferred to the woman’s uterus with the help of it.
- Many times, the fetus is placed in the woman’s uterus after monitoring for up to 5 days.
- Pregnancy has a higher success rate in a 5-day-old fetus.
frequently asked questions (FAQs) regarding IVF
Is it mandatory to take prescribed medicine at a specific time of day?
A successful IVF procedure requires medication and treatment at the exact time that the doctor has prescribed.
Is it safe to travel after In vitro fertilization?
It is advisable not to travel for 2 to 3 days. If the patient is from another city and wants to return home, the rest is mandatory after reaching home
How long does it take to get pregnant through IVF?
An IVF cycle takes 4 to 6 weeks to complete
What is the success rate of in vitro fertilization?
The success rate depends on your specific fertility problem and your age. The younger you are and the healthier your eggs are, the greater your chances of getting pregnant.