In Vitro Fertilization or IVF procedure can be explained as a process which is carried out externally or outside the body by combining the egg with sperm in the vitro. Basically the process of IVF is for treating problems related to infertility. The retrieved eggs get fertilized by the sperm after which the embryo is implanted in the uterus at the laboratory. The cycle if fertilization at the laboratory continues for 2 weeks. In Vitro Fertilisation is the most successful form of reproductive technology and also an important treatment for infertility. The IVF treatment is showing a lot of advancement and high success rates in cities like Gurgaon.
Pre-Requisites For In-Vitro Fertilisation or IVF
Here are some causes of infertility which can be successfully treated by IVF :
- Previous tubal ligation
- Ovulation disorders
- Genetic disorder
- Disabled sperm production or function
- Uterine fibroids
- Fertility preservation because of health concerns
- Infertility because of an unknown reason
- Dysfunctional Uterus
- Blockage or damage of the fallopian tube.
Process of IVF
As a first step, there should be intake of fertility medications for continuous months that will result in ovaries producing several eggs that are ready for fertilization. The name of this process is ovulation induction. After the ovaries produce mature eggs the doctor will then remove those eggs from the body.
The eggs are then mixed with the sperm cells from a donor in the laboratory and this process is known as Insemination. The sperm and eggs are kept together in a container such that fertilization takes place and embryos are formed as the division of cells in the fertilized eggs happens. When the retrieval of the egg is finished with the embryos are then planted in the uterus. The attachment to the lining of the uterus by any of the embryo results in pregnancy. Additionally, the shots of hormones also known as progesterone when taken can also make it smoother for the survival of embryo in the uterus.
IVF Success Rate in India
IVF is the most popular process of assisted reproductive technology that also works in sync with the combination of medicinal and surgical procedures that help the sperm to successfully fertilize an egg after which the egg implant takes place into the uterus. IVF process enhances the chances of women who are coping with fertility troubles to become pregnant.
Side Effects/Risks with IVF
In Vitro Fertilisation is accompanied with few risks and side effects too like :
- Allergic reaction from the medicines
- Tenderness Of Breasts
- Shots may result in bruising
- Mood swings
IVF Risks :
- Premature Delivery
- Multiple Births
- Low Birth Weight
- Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome
- Complications in the Egg-Retrieval Procedure
- Ectopic Pregnancy
- Birth Defects
Post IVF Treatment
After the completion of IVF treatment, some side effects can be observed like :
- Very mild cramps
- Slight tenderness of breasts
- Feeling of bloating
After 2 weeks of egg retrieval, the doctor will take a blood sample of the patient for the detection of the pregnancy.
It is to be noted that the rate of success of an IVF treatment will rely on the patient’s age, reproductive history, infertility factor and so on. Women who take up IVF treatment might also experience depression and anxiety when the IVF treatment is going on. No doubt the treatment is expensive too and IVF India cost can be $15000 or even more than that depending upon the complications and problems of fertility. In India, Gurgaon has some really good IVF treatment doctors and specialists. The success rate of IVF and IUI is really good in Gurgaon. Click here to book an appointment for IVF treatment with dr. Kaushiki Dwivedee.