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The Difference Between Natural Conception And Ivf
Yes: If you define conception as the fusion of the sperm and egg as i do, then yes. It just occurs out of the body. Then the embryo, which is normally growing in the fallopian tube for 3 to 7 days, is grown in a petri dish and then placed in the uterus by a physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What are odds of conception if IVF tried again in 42 year old woman who had only 1 egg with prior stimulation?
Is it better to transfer two good quality embryo in ivf if you want to conceive twins,or will it decrease the chances of conception?
If chances of conception increase in 2 embryo transfer IVF Why doc recomend single embryo?what are risks of 2 embryo apart from twins?
It's all about twins: Twins are a little bit trickier pregnancy. Twinning with 2 embryos is as high as 20-30%. In the US the ASRM allows 1 or 2 embryos in a 29 year old woman, but recommends only one. Personally I believe this is patient's choice and do NOT recommend 1 vs. 2, but that's me. Your info says you are 29 and in the UK? I do not know the UK standard of care but the science is the same. Best wishes! ...Read more
Definition: IVF is "in vitro fertilization" which could include ICSI - "intracytoplasmic sperm injection". IVF involves fertilizing an egg in a petri dish usually by putting a quantity, usually many millions, of viable sperm in the dish with an egg. IVF by ICSI involves using a single sperm that is injected into the egg to accomplish the fertilization. ICSI is used when there are very few sperm available. ...Read more
What is the difference between hCG level and bata level for a 3 day IVF transfer?
My numbers are 1508 hCG and my bata #is 24.19
Hormone: The pregnancy test commonly referred to as HCG is actually a measure of the beta subunit of the HCG molecule, so you may hear it referred to as beta hcg, hcg, or beta and they are the same test. I think you may be mistaken on the second test-- the result seems more consistent with a Progesterone level. ...Read more
Outcome: Number of pregnancies is always higher than number of births due to miscarriages. ...Read more
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