Infertility and In Vitro Fertilization(IVF)
Many years ago, IVF or In Vito Fertilization, Infertility and test tube babies were considered the mysterious word. Not many people knew about it and the one who knew little did not talk about them openly. However today, these are practically commonly used words. Read this article to find all about artificial insemination, IVF procedure, IVF cost, test tube babies, IVF success rates and so on.
What is an IVF Procedure?
IVF is a laboratory procedure of combining woman’s eggs and sperm outside the human body and once embryo or embryos are formed, it is put inside woman’s uterus. IVF procedure produces test tube babies outside mother’s womb. The IVF procedure is different than normal artificial insemination, in which sperm are placed inside uterus and conception occurs normally inside the body. The IVF procedure is a complex as compared to artificial insemination hence the IVF cost is higher than the artificial insemination procedure. Only 5% of the couples struggling with infertility issues go for in vitro fertilization.
What is In Vitro Fertilization or IVF Cost?
The IVF cost varies from IVF center to center, place where you live, the number of IVF cycles and medicines you have to undergo the procedure. Considering these factors, IVF cost ranges from INR 1,50,000 to INR 3,00,000 or $12,400 to $14,000. Do check with your insurance company for inclusions and exclusions regarding this procedure.
What Are Success Rates for IVF Pregnancy?
There is no straight answer to this question. The success rates for IVF pregnancy depends upon number of factors like
- Type of infertility
- Success ratio of the IVF center where the procedure is done
What Kind of Infertility Can Be Treated With IVF?
In Vitro Fertilization or IVF can be an option if you or your partner have one of the following infertility issues:
- Low Sperm Count
- Blockage or any other problem in Fallopian Tubes or Uterus
- Ovulation problems
- Unexplained fertility issues
- Inability of sperms to survive in cervical mucus
IVF is now a household word and with a success rate of almost 60% most couples with infertility issues opt to go for IVF pregnancy. The IVF costs have also gone down this year as compared to past few years making the procedure even more desirable and affordable.
If you are a childless couple and have diagnosed with one of the following infertility issues, then going for artificial insemination or IVR procedure is the ideal option. Have other questions to ask on IVR, infertility or test tube babies, comment in the box below. For more information on how to get pregnant faster, click here – ‘Getting Pregnant Faster: Tips’
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