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Is it true that a child born through IVF have a different i.Q. Than a normal born child?

Is it true that a child born through IVF have a different i.Q. Than a normal born child?

No: There is absolutely no reason this would be correct. Certainly, people that can afford ivf, maybe in higher paying careers and may be more intelligent, which would have an effect. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Ivf (Definition)

In vitro fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology. Ivf is a procedure used to treat fertility problems and assist with the conception of a child. During ivf mature eggs are retrieved from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab. A few days later, the fertilized egg (embryo) or eggs are implanted into the uterus. One cycle of in vitro fertilization ...Read more


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Will type one diabetes stop me from being allowed ivf?

Will type one diabetes stop me from being allowed ivf?

No, not as long: No, not as long as your diabetes is well controlled. Also, it would be important to know the risks/consequences of undergoing ivf and your doctor would need to have you undergo "preconception counselling" first. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sir I am having three girl baby's and my desire to have boy baby can IVF will help me or any different treatment?

Sir I am having three girl baby's  and my desire to have boy baby  can IVF will help me or any different treatment?

Possibly: There are ways with ivf to determine the sex of an embryo. Seems like a lot of expense to ensure a boy when it sounds like you get pregnant easily. ...Read more

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Is IUI and IVF much different from getting pregnant naturally?

Yes: Iui and ivf are two separate procedures done to enhance chances of pregnancy. Iui involves, placing your partners sperm in your uterus through a small plastic canula during ovulation and can be done by any gynecologist . Ivf in vitro fertilization , which means fertilizing the female egg with the male sperm in a lab and placing the fertilized eggs in your uterus, usually done by infertility md. ...Read more

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If someone chooses ivf, at the sperm bank do you have a choice to select the genetic type of sperm you want?

If someone chooses ivf, at the sperm bank do you have a choice to select the genetic type of sperm you want?

Depends: If you are planning ivf with donor sperm, typically you are providing with descriptive information about each of the donors to assist you in selecting one. You cannot select the sex of the sperm. However, during the ivf process, you can select the sex of the embryo that is transferred. ...Read more

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Type 1 diabetic with IVF quads. Now preeclampsia. What is prognosis for her and babies at 32 weeks?

Type 1 diabetic with IVF quads. Now preeclampsia. What is prognosis for her and babies at 32 weeks?

Infants of...: ...Diabetic mothers tend to have less mature lungs for gestational age, so they may be at higher risk than other 32-week quadruplets. A lot depends on how good the diabetic control is. ...Read more

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What type of conditions would be acceptable by IVF clinic to perform pre-implantation genetic dx? Does fh or autism in family provide basis for pgd?

What type of conditions would be acceptable by IVF clinic to perform pre-implantation genetic dx? Does fh or autism in family provide basis for pgd?

1) If your relatives: With autism have a heritable genetic syndrome (e.g., fragile x ) or a copy repeat error on microarray known to cause autism 2) "advanced maternal age" (35 & >, ) increases risk of down syndrome & other chromosomal abnormalities 3) "advanced paternal age, " increases risk of new mutations & autism. Babies born by ivf have a higher incidence of autism than those conceived without assistance. ...Read more

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I had my ivf on 29 may with fet with two embroys. I am feeling mensus type cramping from last days.my stomach is bloated.. Is it sign of pregnancy?

I had my ivf on 29 may with fet with two embroys. I am feeling mensus type cramping from last days.my stomach is bloated.. Is it sign of pregnancy?

Not Sure: You will soon either be pregnant or get your period. The feelings could be a sign of early implantation or may be a sign of a period about to start. So unfortunately only a blood test will let you know ...Read more

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Is IVF art?

Is IVF art?

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. ...Read more

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What is IVF?

Good Question!!!: Ivf stands for in vitro fertilization. Normally fertilization takes place in the female body after intercourse, specifically in the fallopian tube, which picks up the egg from the ovary. So conception in the body is "in vivo" fertilization. In vitro fertilization just means fertilization takes place outside of the body-in a test tube or petri dish. So ivf babies are also known as test tube babies. ...Read more

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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Ivf Pregnancy (Definition)

In-vitro fertilization is a process where the egg and sperm are united outside of the woman's body, in a laboratory setting. Some of the resulting embryos are then implanted ...Read more