Infertility, this word means the patient is not able to conceive the child and we can understand how it is hard for the patient not to conceive the child and beyond this for the couple it is very hard to handle the burden of the infertility because after knowing that the patient is dealing with this problem so the next thing that hit in their mind what is the reason behind it and what is the specific diagnosis for it? So the treatment of the IVF is the real successful solution and there are many reasons either the male infertility or the female infertility could be the reason of infertility disorder. Low sperm quality is the foremost reason for male infertility and the blocked fallopian tube is the specific reason behind the female infertility.
IVF treatment is often successful, though, it may take more than one try. Studies show that the potential for success with IVF treatment is the same for up to four cycles. IVF treatment is quite stressful. Just looking over the schedule of ultrasounds, blood work, injections and so on can make you feel fragile. Even the fertility drugs may change your moods.
Infertility and IVF can be pretty stressful and at times you may feel sad and worried; you and your partner may even struggle in your relationship together.
Following question and answers will help you to easily manage your IVF treatment.
What is the history and success of IVF?
The first successful IVF pregnancy in the world occurred in England in 1978 by Doctors Step toe and Edwards. Now, almost thirty years later, IVF is accepted as a standard treatment and in many cases as a first-line treatment for infertility, resulting in the birth of more than one million babies worldwide.
Is IVF treatment required for you?
IVF is recommended for women with blocked tubes or missing fallopian tubes and it is the best treatment available. It is also used when other conditions are present, including endometriosis, male factor infertility and unexplained infertility in which no medical cause for infertility can be found.
What is the age limit for women to undergo IVF treatment?
Successful pregnancy outcome with treatment is largely related to female age, particularly when using the woman’s own eggs. Most clinics have a certain upper age limit after which they will not perform in vitro fertilization (IVF) with the woman’s own eggs. The age limit for ivf treatment is somewhere between 42 and 45 in most programs. When donor eggs are being used, the age of the egg donor is the important issue. With egg donation, the age of the recipient does not seem to affect the chances of success. There are instances of pregnancy with the age above 60 also.
What’s involved in IVF?
IVF is a complex procedure. That is why prior to undergoing IVF treatment, patients have an IVF orientation with their physician who will fully explain the IVF process, including pre-IVF investigations and processes. All IVF patients will receive instructions on the proper timing and administration of the fertility medications involved in the IVF treatment cycle.
Whether to transfer one embryo or more than that?
It is in the hands of the patients to decide how many embryos to transfer. It cannot be ensured that each embryo transfer will become a baby. One easy way of improving the chances of achieving a pregnancy in an IVF cycle is by transferring more embryos. However the risk of having a multiple pregnancy also increases with more embryos transferred. Normally the number of embryos to be transferred should be decided based on patients age and how many times they have tried IVF previously. If you are under 35 and have never tried IVF before, then transfer of 2 embryos is suggested.
How can you improve the chances of IVF Treatment?
If a success is required in an ivf cycle one should avoid alcohol and tobacco, medications, lose weight and maintain BMI, avoid caffeine or control its consumption, follow balanced diet and take folic acid supplements. IVF treatment should be started early as the age plays an important role.
What is the meaning of the Infertility investigation?
Fertility means ‘’the birthrate of a population’’ in the original language, but nowadays most of the population are dealing with the problem of infertility it means when a married couple can’t conceive the child. If god selects women to give birth to the child so it doesn’t mean that if she is not conceiving the child so that is her fault. The problem of infertility can be found in man as well either medical or genetic. We can understand the anxious when you get to know that you can’t enjoy the parenthood life. According to a person who is experiencing the problem of infertility, their shoulder can’t handle the burden of infertility. All of us need to come back home either from the office or anywhere else. We know the value of the family because whenever you look at the past behind you so the happiest moments is with our family and the creator of the family is the children of the family.
When to go for pregnancy test after IVF Treatment?
About two weeks after embryo transfer blood test is carried out to find whether the treatment has worked. If the test is positive, first pregnancy scan is taken two weeks later. If the test is negative, you need to talk to your doctor and decide whether to try the treatment again.
How long should one wait after failure of IVF Cycle?
Medically, you can usually start up again immediately in your next cycle. Many clinics advise to take break for 2 or 3 months.
Is hospitalization required in IVF procedure?
A patient undergoing IVF does not require admission in the hospital. The patient has to visit the center 3-5 times during monitoring cycle. On the day of egg collection Patients can go home after the effect of anesthesia weans off which takes about 2-3 hours. After the embryo transfer, which again takes about half an hour patients are free to go home after resting for one hour.
Is in vitro fertilization treatment expensive?
This price will vary depending on where you live, the amount of medications you’re required to take, the number of IVF cycles you undergo, and the amount your insurance company will pay toward the procedure. Compared to the UK and USA, IVF treatment is much economical in India, and the quality of the treatment is excellent. This is because doctor’s charge very less as compared to the developed western countries. As per international standards, IVF in India is very cost-effective and more and more foreigners are traveling to India for availing ivf treatment.
Studies show that the potential for success with IVF treatment is the same for up to four cycles. Generally, the live birth rate for each IVF cycle is 30 to 35% for women under age 35, 25% for women between the ages of 35 and 37, 15 to 20% for women between the ages of 38 and 40 and 6 to 10% for women after age 40. (When an egg donor is used, however, success rates remain high even at age 40, with a 45% success rate.)