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A 26-year-old female asked:

what is the success rate for ivf?

3 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nurit Winkler
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Depends: Success of ivf depends on multiple factors such as age, underlying diagnosis, ivf protocol as well as the specific fertility center in which the treatment is performed. It can various anywhere from close to 80% chance of pregnancy when using an egg donor to less the 10% in women 42 of age and older. Your fertility specialists can help you estimate your success rate. You can also view the success.
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Depends: Ivf success is going to depend on a variety of factors such as, age of patient, previous pregnancy history, indication or reason for ivf, other medical conditions that can be contributing to infertility, and others. If you are asking about yourself, 26 is still very young and barring a diagnosis of premature ovarian failure, your chances for success are much better.
Dr. Michael Opsahl
Fertility Medicine 43 years experience
Wide variation: The most important variable affecting IVF success is the woman's age. Other factors include male factors, fibroids, blocked tubes, endometriosis, previous live both and many more. A great resource for information is www.sart.org and cdc.gov where you can see statistics for the nation of individual clinics. Please note the many ways to define success and how we are changing the definitions.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

I don't want to do IVF , do I have other choices?

3 doctor answers16 doctors weighed in
Dr. Neeoo Chin
Fertility Medicine 40 years experience
Yes: Only 10% of the infertility population ever need ivf to conceive. Educate yourself to make a well informed decision. Ask lots of questions of your doctor to understand your condition and all treatment options.
A 29-year-old member asked:

What can I do to increase IVF success probability?

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Dr. Scott Roseff
Fertility Medicine 39 years experience
Several things: See a board certified re. Attend an ivf center with a published high success rate. See an ivf doc who will personally oversee all aspects of your ivf cycle rather than seeing one doc today, a different tomorrow, etc. Do full testing before starting ivf to assure all is proper for getting/staying pregnant. Acupuncture can help. See www.Reproendo.Com for more if you're interested.
A 42-year-old member asked:

Is IVF art?

1 doctor answer10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dorothy Mitchell-Leef
Specializes in Fertility Medicine
Yes: Ivf is art(assisted reproductive technology) that allows egg and sperm to be placed together in a petri dish either conventionally or with icsi where the sperm is placed directly into the egg.
Dr. Steven Lindheim
Fertility Medicine 37 years experience
Absolutely... In literal sense...In Vitro fertilization is a form of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) In the figurative sense, we also know that IVF is an 'art', a feeling, a creation, a picture that allows for individualized care that best suits the clinical scenario for each couple!
Sep 3, 2013
Dr. Tarun Jain
Dr. Tarun Jain commented
Fertility Medicine 24 years experience
Agree!
Jun 12, 2017
A 46-year-old member asked:

Curious about conceiving with ivf? What are the odds at 40?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Not great: But certainly not impossible. Stay positive and hook up with a good rei.
A 36-year-old member asked:

What do you think about IVF in a surrogate?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Chen
Clinical Psychology 30 years experience
Personal issue: I think this is a very personal issue that each individual needs to decide where he or she stands. It is fairly complex with many considerations: emotional, physical, religous, spiritual, etc.

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