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What are the pros and cons of embryo transfer?

What are the pros and cons of embryo transfer?

I probably: Don't understand what you are asking. The pros and cons of embryo transfer are you might get pregnant; the pros and cons of not doing an embryo transfer is you will not get pregnant. ...Read more

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Embryo Transfer (Definition)

Embryo transfer (also et, set. Fet, etc) refers to placing one or more human embryo(s) (multi-cell or blastocyst) into the uterus of a woman trying to become pregnant. Et is the final step in an ivf cycle, and is done in some other circumstances as well. It is extremely safe, mostly comfortable, and usually not technically difficult. Experts agree on its importance, but ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: embryo transfer?

Embryo transfer: Embryo transfer (also et, set. Fet, etc) refers to placing one or more human embryo(s) (multi-cell or blastocyst) into the uterus of a woman trying to become pregnant. Et is the final step in an ivf cycle, and is done in some other circumstances as well. It is extremely safe, mostly comfortable, and usually not technically difficult. Experts agree on its importance, but often differ on specifics. ...Read more

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After how hours of embryo transfer can I go to the restroom?

After how hours of embryo transfer can I go to the restroom?

Ask your doctor: I let my patients go as soon as they feel they want to; you really should ask your ivf doctor what he/she wants you to do. ...Read more

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After ten days of embryo transfer i'm feeling lots of pain why?

Several things: You could be hyperstimlated or have cysts or an infection. It is important to let your doctor know. ...Read more

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Temperature after 9 days embryo transfer, should I be concerned?

Temperature after 9 days embryo transfer, should I be concerned?

How high?: Over 100.4 maybe cause for concern, under no. You should ask your ivf doc if you are worried though. ...Read more

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5 day frozen fully hatched embryo transfer. How early can i test?

5 day frozen fully hatched embryo transfer. How early can i test?

1-2 wk: by bloodwork would be pretty reliable. Otherwise, while 1-2 wk possible with the OTC tests... more reliable by 3-4 wk to believe a negative. ...Read more

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What is pgd ? How does it help improve chances in an embryo transfer ?

What is pgd ? How does it help improve chances in an embryo transfer ?

Respectfully disagree: In our experience, by doing pgs, or checking each embryo to make sure it is chromosomal normal not only improves pregnancy rates but decreases the risk of a miscarriage. Although some clinics disagree with this, our data definitely supports the increase pregnancy rates and decrease miscarriage rates with chromosome testing. Also, emotionally, you know that you transferred normal embryos; and if abnormal, at least you did not do an et and were hopeful and spend the money on a transfer. ...Read more

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Is it possible on the day 5 of embryo transfer to have one embryo with only 2 cells and one with 6 cells?! thank you

Definitely!: You don't give much about your et, but if they are from the same egg-retrieval, embryos definitely grow at different rates. A 2-cell is likely lagging behind if the 6-cell is developing normally. Are these from a frozen transfer? Normal embryos can lose cells from freezing and thawing in some cases. Good luck. ...Read more

Embryo (Definition)

An embryo is a developing human being from between 1- ...Read more