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Ivf Causes Birth Complications
Not likely.: See recent impactful publcation in the new england journal of medicine [n engl j med. 2012 may 10;366(19):1803-13. Epub 2012 may 5]. The increased risk of birth defects associated with ivf was no longer significant after adjustment for parental factors. The risk of birth defects associated with icsi remained increased after multivariate adjustment. ...Read more
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
History of miscarriage.1live birth.Will a bladder and bowel prolapse prevent me from another ivf transfer for no 2.Can prolapse cause a miscarriage?
No: There is a slight increase risk of preterm labor in pregnancies conceived by ivf. Part of this is because of the risk of multiple gestations like twins and triplets. Recent studies show that even single pregnancies conceived by ivf have a slight increase risk of preterm labor. It is important to be followed closely by your doctor or cnm. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Outcome: Number of pregnancies is always higher than number of births due to miscarriages. ...Read more
It doesnt have to: Ivf, as opposed to using fertility medications with/without artificial insemination, actually gives you a lot of control over your risk of multiple pregnancy, since no matter how many embryos are made in the lab, you can always choose to transfer just one embryo into the uterus (there would still be about a 1% chance of identical twins if the embryo splits). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should you go on birth control just before starting IVF if you've been doing continuous failed iui's?
It depends: The decision to use birth control pills prior to an ivf cycle should be individualized. Each persons situation is different. Some women are not affected by the pills and the pills may help with scheduling. Some women may be adversely affected by being on the pills and they should be avoided. And some women will do better in ivf after being on pills. ...Read more
I'm 37yrs old i've had two live births and 3 miscarriages just did 3 embryo implants through IVF what my odds to get preg?
Yes: You can have ivf even with a history of herpes. Lots of women give birth vaginally with a history of herpes so long as they are not having an active breakout at the time of delivery. Prophylactic medication can reduce the risks of transmission dramatically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a lady with ais syndrome does get successfully pregnant through ivf/donor egg is there any risk of the child inheriting the syndrome from birth mum?
AIS: No, ais cannot be passed through child-birth, but a lady with ais cannot be pregnant either. She has no uterus or oocytes so she can't either carry a child nor contribute eggs for conception in a gestational surrogate. If the oocytes are from a separate egg donor, the risk of ais is low, as in the general population. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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