In vitro fertilization

Benefits of IVF

Anyone can have a baby

In vitro fertilization makes it possible for nearly any individual or couple to have a baby, regardless of familial status or sexual orientation.

It addresses infertility issues

It increases chances of conception

It increases chances of a healthy pregnancy and child

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There are five basic steps in the IVF and embryo transfer process:

  1. Monitor and stimulate the development of healthy egg(s) in the ovaries.
  2. Collect the eggs.
  3. Secure the sperm.
  4. Combine the eggs and sperm together in the laboratory
  5. Transfer embryos into the uterus.
How in vitro fertilization (IVF) works - Nassim Assefi and Brian A. Levine