IVF: In-vitro fertilization

Finance IVF: the Top 3 Ways for Credit-Challenged Couples

IVF is expensive. There's no getting around it. Most health insurance companies won't pay for it and the government doesn't offer you a certain number of free rounds like in some European countries. ... read more »

What Are My Chances of Having a Baby With IVF?

What are your chances of having a baby with IVF? ... read more »

What Is In-Vitro Fertilization?

In-vitro fertilization (IVF) is defined as a procedure when eggs are removed from the ovary, fertilized outside the body and then implanted into the uterus. ... read more »

What Is Fertilization?

Fertilization of the egg by the sperm occurs within 12-24 hours after ovulation in the fallopian tube. ... read more »

IVF Success Rates

Many couples seem to have misconceptions about the rates of success from a procedure like in-vitro fertilization, IVF. ... read more »

IVF Success Rates by Age, 2005

IVF success rates depend mostly on a woman's age ... read more »

Day 3 Versus Day 5 Embryo Transfer

What are advantages and disadvantages for day 3 versus day 5 IVF transfers. ... read more »

IVF twin and triplet rates

According to the 2005 CDC data on IVF in-vitro fertilization, about 1 in 3 IVF cycles resulted in a pregnancy. And of these pregnancies, about 1 in 3 pregnancies were twins, triplets or higher: Of these pregnancies, 28.5% were twins (25-times higher than natural pregnancies), and 4.4% were triplets (300+-times higher than natural pregnancies).   ... read more »

Micro IVF

In-vitro fertilization is a costly infertility treatment that involves expensive oral and injected medications that promote superovulation resulting in the release of multiple eggs. The eggs are harvested and paired with sperm in a lab where the sperm fertilizes the egg. ... read more »

3-Person IVF: Good Medicine or Designer Baby?

The possibility of using genetic material from three people for a single in vitro fertilization (IVF) attempt is getting mixed reviews in the scientific community in the United Kingdom, United States and in the general population. ... read more »

Chromosomal Testing on IVF Embryos - Should You Do It?

Chromosomal testing on IVF embryos is not usually a regular part of the IVF process. However, some fertility specialists are offering it to couples who hope to use it to increase their chances of transferring a healthy, strong embryo to the woman's uterus. ... read more »

IVF Success Strengthens Relationships

When IVF is successful, and a baby is born from the experience, the bond between the parents is strengthened, according to a recent study from Denmark. ... read more »

New Test Pinpoints Perfect Time to Increase IVF Success

A fertility specialist in Spain is developing a new technique that may increase the success rate for women everywhere. ... read more »

Tumors May Be Linked To IVF Treatment

In-vitro fertilization is one of the treatment options to increase fertility and conception rate, yet according to new research, IVF treatment may be associated with ovarian tumor growth later in life. ... read more »

Video Tracking System Identifies Healthiest Living Sperm

A multinational, multidisciplinary team of European researchers has devised a three-dimensional (3-D) video tracking system that allows observer to watch living sperm in motion. ... read more »

Adjust IVF Med Dosage to Woman’s Weight

A recent study suggests that customization of the IVF process may lead to greater success when the dosage of some IVF medications are adjusted to the weight of the woman. ... read more »

Mindfulness Training May Ease IVF Emotional Stress

A British researcher thinks mindfulness training might prove instrumental in easing the loneliness and emotional stress associated with IVF. ... read more »

Complete Guide to Egg Donation

Not every woman is born with the ability to mature and release eggs. Some women are born without eggs at all while others suffer from diseases like Turner Syndrome and Gonadal Dysgenesis, which cause an absence of eggs. When no eggs are present, women may turn to egg donors to start a family. ... read more »

How to Transport Semen for IVF

Any couple that wants to do in-vitro fertilization may be required to transport semen to a fertility clinic for in-vitro fertilization, semen analysis, or intrauterine insemination. ... read more »

IVF - Chances of Success

The chances of IVF success depens on your age, the reason for IVF, and the IVF clinic. ... read more »

IVF Indications

What would be the reasons to do IVF? ... read more »

IVF -Outside the United States

At an amazing average of $12,000 per treatment, many American couples who need in-vitro fertilization seek the medical procedure in other countries.  ... read more »

IVF Embryo Transfer

The embryo transfer procedure with IVF is usually the last step of in-vitro fertilization. ... read more »

ICSI - What is It?

What is Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)? ... read more »

In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF): What Is It?

IVF in-vitro fertilization is defined as a procedure when eggs are removed from the ovary, fertilized outside the body and then implanted into the uterus. ... read more »

Embryo Grade Grading in In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

Grading the embryo during IVF may help identify which embryos are more likely to implant. Many IVF clinics grade the embryos using a scoring system. ... read more »