It is a stressful time, and the stress of uncertainty about what’s to come. The following information will let you know about in vitro fertilization so you can be prepared ahead of your pregnancy journey.
IVF is often a slow and lengthy process. It takes numerous hospital visits for ultrasounds and ovary stimulation in addition to blood tests. After the ovaries have been stimulated, the physician will take out eggs, and then fertilize them using the sperms of the laboratory collaborator. The doctor will insert between one and two embryos inside the uterus within three to five days after fertilization. Two weeks later they will determine whether the procedure has been successful.
The process involves the female partner to be pumped with hormones that can trigger negative side effects including abdominal tenderness, bloating and discomfort in the pelvic area as well as dizziness, shortness of breath, vomiting, and abdominal swelling. But the risks of premature labor during this method are excessive. Genetic disabilities can also be the main concern of IVF babies. Watch the video above for more information about IVF.