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Is it cheaper and more reliable to get a tuvalu reversal or ivf?

Is it cheaper and more reliable to get a tuvalu reversal or ivf?

IVF is preferrable: Whilte some certain types of tubaligation can be reversed surgically, current ivf success rates suggest that for almost everyone ivf is the procedure of choice. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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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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What can I do to increase IVF success probability?

Found a good clinic: Your previous history should not be a factor in an ivf cycle. Success will depend on the experience of the clinic, the skill of the embryologist, quality of the ivf lab and to some extend, whether you are "reproductively young or reproductively old". At 30, you should still have good success rates at an experienced and successful ivf clinic. Good luck. ...Read more

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

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

Yes: Almost anyone has choices, unless a woman has 2 blocked tubes or unless a man's sperm needs to be surgically extracted. Those situations require ivf. In other situations, ivf may be preferable, but insemination (iui), pills, injections and even laparoscopy could help a couple become pregnant. ...Read more

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I know the IVF process is relatively common these days, but i'm not sure about all that is involved. Would you please give me some background information on ivf?

Yes: Ivf is a very safe and effective treatment. In general the goal is for a woman to make woman eggs and then to see how the eggs fertilize (or unite) with sperm. Then the resulting embryos (early potential pregnancies) are monitored to see which ones grow better and then to use that information, which otherwise would not be know, to decide which embryo to place back into the uterus of the patient. ...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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How dangerous is it to have ivf?

Very safe: Ivf is a safe procedure in all regards. The main statistical risk is chance of multiple pregnancies, which can be controlled to a point. Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome is uncommon in most ivf practices. Complications with the egg retrieval are rare, and major complications are extremely rare. ...Read more

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What insurances cover ivf?

What insurances  cover ivf?

Depends on State: 13 states currently mandate coverage of infertility problems. See http://attainivf.Com/ivf-insurance for a listing ...Read more

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About how much is ivf?

5 to 15 thousand: Around 5 to 15 thousand dollars. Many insurance companies in the usa provide some coverage but most do not cover all expenses. Make sure you speak with your dr's staff so that you understand the coverage and are informed about any programs that may help with costs, such as research studies, drug discounts, etc. ...Read more

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I've had 3 failed ivf. What are the chances of working ?

It depends: The chance for your future success is depends following factors: 1. Your age. If you are young, and you have good ovarian reserve, even with 3 failed ivf, your chance of success is still very good. 2. The causes of your infertility, if you have male factor, tubal disease, ovulation dysfunction, your chance may be still good. 3. The quality of your ivf lab. You may need have second opinion. ...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