If there is one occasion that is celebrated in every family is the arrival of a baby. The birth of a baby brings great moments of excitement, joy, and happiness, but it is still a distant dream in many families.

Infertility, or the inability to procreate naturally, is still a taboo in our society and is wrecking many families both in urban and rural areas. Understanding reproductive systems is a complex study as various factors, including physical, mental, and hormonal, work in tandem for it to function optimally. Gynaecologists and infertility specialists are equally concerned about the increasing rise in reproductive issues plaguing young couples.

Various studies suggest that millions of couples across the globe are either unable to conceive naturally or stay pregnant till delivery.

Reproductive and infertility medicine, Assisted Reproductive Technology are common medical specialities that address issues related to infertility.

One of the advanced infertility treatments is IVF, or In Vitro Fertilization, which assures a high success rate for those combating infertility.

What Is IVF?

In Vitro Fertilization is an advanced infertility treatment recommended by an expert infertility specialist to couples after ruling out the possibility of conceiving naturally and other infertility treatments like IUI failed. The most popular name for this treatment is ‘test tube babies.

How Is IVF Performed?

  • In Vitro Fertilization involves monitoring the maturation of eggs and fertilization of the same with sperm outside the body in Petri dishes. 
  • Your doctor will start the cycle from the 5th day of the last menstruation cycle.
  • Injections and medicines will be given to improve the number of eggs.
  • The growth of eggs or follicles is monitored daily by an ultrasound scan.
  • Once the follicles reach the desired stage, the eggs will be retrieved from the ovaries under mild sedation, through a minimally invasive procedure.
  • The healthy eggs are then chosen and allowed to fertilize will sperm in the laboratory.
  • The good-quality, fertilized eggs are now called embryos.
  • The embryos are then transferred into the uterus of the patient.
  • The patient would be advised complete rest for the next 15 days, after which a blood test will be done to ascertain if the treatment worked.
  • Elevated levels of HCG hormone, followed by an ultrasound scan confirm pregnancy.

Infertility Services:

Marengo Asia Hospitals offers advanced infertility treatments. Our eminent infertility experts ensure not only highly advanced treatment procedures but also provide detailed counselling before and after the treatment.

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IVF is recommended for those women who can’t conceive after 2 and more years of regular and unprotected sexual intercourse. It is known as unexplained infertility.  In the case of men, IVF is the treatment if the sperm count is less than 10 million and the total motility of is sperms >1 %, and with issues with ejaculation.

The success rate of IVF is dependent on various factors like the general health of the woman, age, and quality of the eggs and sperm.

IVF is mostly painless, but you can experience a stinging sensation like an injection. Some patients complain of mild discomfort after the procedure. The patients are advised to take ample rest for a fortnight after the procedure till blood tests confirm pregnancy.

Yes! Millions of babies are born every year through IVF. They are normal, healthy, and happy babies.