The world is full of mysteries and different things. As you all know, the world’s population is growing because couples are producing babies every year. If this stops happening then the human population will simply end on the planet Earth. However, a balance is maintained between everything by nature. Not all couples have the capability to produce children of their own. The majority of couples can do so as more than 80 percent of couples are fertile and sexually active. So they can produce babies whenever they want during their fertility age.
However, there are 15 percent of couples who are not fertile and willing to produce babies of their own. The world has not neglected such people and many techniques and treatments have been developed to cure this problem. IUI and IVF treatment in Lahore along with advanced medication and surgical processes is proof of that. These treatments have the ability to make you fertile or at least help you to produce your own child at least once, using medicines and advanced techniques.
The most common and successful among the advanced treatments is IVF. However, most of you might not have enough knowledge about this technique as in most regions of the world it is considered as defective to talk about such things. In this article, we have discussed everything that you should be aware of regarding IVF if you are planning to take this treatment.
What is IVF Treatment?
IVF is an abbreviation used for an infertility treatment process named In Vitro Fertilization and is one of the most advanced methods in this regard. The literal meaning of this technique’s name is the fertilization taking place in a test tube, china dish, or culture dish. These meanings are enough to give an early account of this treatment. Moreover, both the partners have to be actively involved in this treatment as it is not for some specific gender, and not anyone single could take it.
The procedure of IVF treatment
The procedure is not that long, however, the preparations should be done before in order to achieve maximum results. Whenever you plan to take this treatment visit your doctors immediately. They will give you some medicines for both partners to take at least for one month before taking the treatment. The purpose of these medicines is to increase the sperm count and quality in males and support ovulation in females.
After that on the due date, the sperms will be collected from the male partner either via a simple physical method or some other medical process depending upon the health and sexual ability of the patient. Similarly, the egg will be removed from the ovaries of the female partner and then taken to the laboratory. Here they will be washed to remove any chemicals and extra material and then placed in a test tube or china dish, so they can combine and fertilization could be completed outside the female’s body.
After that, the fertilized egg will be placed inside the reproductive tract at the right position, and the next process is quite similar to a simple pregnancy period. After the completion of the duration, normal birth will take place.
The success rate of IVF is not 100 percent as it is only treatment, not a guarantee that will state that you will become parents. It depends greatly on age. The women aged 35 or less have more than 50 percent chance to get success after treatment. And this is for the first cycle and increases for the 2nd and 3rd cycle. However, with age the success rate is going to decrease.
Side Effects and Drawbacks
Side effects of IVF are not very serious. They might involve some mild infection in the reproductive tract, nausea, or some allergy only for a few days. Otherwise, there is not any major side effect. Similarly the only drawback is that it can not treat infertility that is due to age factors.
The provided information is enough to guide you to make the right decision. Now it is up to you whether you want to take male and female infertility treatment or not. Usually, it is highly recommended as it has no major side effects.
How long does IVF take to get pregnant?
How long does it take to get pregnant with IVF? One cycle of IVF takes about two months. Women younger than age 35 will get pregnant and have a baby with their first IVF egg retrieval and subsequent embryo transfer(s) about half the time.
To begin, fertility drugs are usually prescribed to help stimulate egg development. Even if a woman has no problem with ovulation, the drugs help produce more than a single egg which improves the pregnancy rate. Generally, 10 to 20 eggs are retrieved from the ovaries using a small needle. Healthy, mature eggs are mixed with a special medium and sperm in a specialized lab to fertilize the eggs.