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Doctors, what is the difference between: intrauterine insemination & in vetro fertilization?

Doctors, what is the difference between: intrauterine insemination & in vetro fertilization?

IVF: In-vitro fertilization is the most advanced ART (assisted reproductive technology) for helping women become pregnant. What is unique about ivf is the woman's oocytes (eggs) are removed from her body to be fertilized in the laboratory with male partner's sperm. Resulting embryos are placed back in her uterus a few days later. Insemination means putting sperm in the woman's uterus. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Could someone tell me some differences for in vivo and in vitro fertilization?

Could someone tell me some differences for in vivo and in vitro fertilization?

Vitro is in the lab: In vitro fertilization, ivf, means in latin 'in glass', that is, in the laboratory. In vivo is in the body. In ivf, eggs are removed from the ovary with a needle and inseminated in the laboratory. Ivf is a good treatment for blocked fallopian tubes, and works great for simply enhancing fertility. In addition, new technologies for embryo assessment are great for choosing healthy embryos. ...Read more

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What are the differences in days 1-4, 5-13, 14, and 15-28 of the menstrual cycle when fertilization occurs? And when it doesn't?

What are the differences in days 1-4, 5-13, 14, and 15-28 of the menstrual cycle when fertilization occurs? And when it doesn't?

Midcycle: Ovulation usually happens at mid cycle, which is about 2 weeks before the onset of the next period. That would be around day 14 with a 28 day cycle. Keep in mind the sperm can live in the cervical mucus for up to 3 days extending the fertile period. ...Read more

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What lenght should I suppose to penetrate a woman for her to get fertilize?

What lenght should I suppose to penetrate a woman for her to get fertilize?

Fertilization: Fertilization of an egg depends on many factors, of which length of sperm travel is just one. However, to maximize the chance of fertilization, the sperm should have the least distance to travel as possible. Thus, depositing sperm at the opening of the cervix would be the most highly beneficial. This, however, is difficult to judge during intercourse. Normal penetration usually does just fine. ...Read more

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I'm curious, when a due date is given, it infers a date of fertilization, correct?

I'm curious, when a due date is given, it infers a date of fertilization, correct?

Yes: Yes it infers or suggests a conception date; but this is only an estimate from working backwards. No one should take that as anything more than a good guess. ...Read more

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If I'm not ovulating and I have unprotected sex is it okay if he cums inside me since there is no egg to fertilize ?

If I'm not ovulating and I have unprotected sex is it okay if he cums inside me since there is no egg to fertilize ?

Not necessarily: Sperm can survive up to 6 days, so even though you are not ovulating now, you are at risk if it happens sometime in the next week. It is unlikely that you can be certain that will not happen. Don't take chances unless it will be OK if you get pregnant. ...Read more

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After fertilization, is there a certain type of discharge? I'm experiencing a different type of discharge.

After fertilization, is there a certain type of discharge? I'm experiencing a different type of discharge.

Non-specific: There is no type of discharge that is specific to fertilization. A pregnancy test 1-2 days before the expected period is the first reliable sign of pregnancy. Good wishes. ...Read more

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If fertilization occurs will i still have ovulation discharge?

If fertilization occurs will i still have ovulation discharge?

Yes: The 2 are unrelated. Change in cervical mucous is a local hormonal effect and occurs regardless of fertilization. ...Read more