Understanding the IVF procedure step-by-step is essential to aligning expectations to that of the success of the technique.
The first step is to consult with a fertility/IVF specialist in order to discuss medical history. IVF does not guarantee 100% success and hence, it is imperative that risks and side effects of the procedure are understood.
This is followed by blood tests and scans where various parameters such as hormone levels are checked in females as well as ultrasound is performed to ascertain ovarian reserve. These are also performed to check for any pre-existing conditions such as diabetes or hypertension in the partners.
After the results are out, a follow-up consultation is done with the specialist at Indira IVF. The treatment plan is discussed, consent is taken from the patient, more screening tests are done, and the patient is prescribed medication and injections for the subsequent steps.
Semen analysis is performed on the male partner’s semen sample to check sperm count, morphology and mobility.
After baseline scan, hormonal injection is administered to stimulate ovaries to develop multiple eggs.
Regular monitoring is performed through scans and blood tests to observe response to drugs.
Once hormone levels are at optimal levels, a trigger injection is administered to trigger eggs to mature.
Egg collection or ovum pickup is performed to collect eggs via a needle passed through the vagina; the patient is sedated for this procedure. A semen sample collection is done on the day ovum pickup is performed.
Eggs and sperms are placed in an incubator to fertilise. Subsequent embryo development is monitored by embryologists at Indira IVF.
The best embryos are transferred into the uterus.
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