In vitro fertilization (IVF) is the most commonly used fertility treatment. Thanks to it, couples suffering from infertility have the chance to become parents.
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Some women undergoing ovarian stimulation have a low response. Although it may be due to several causes, maybe the medications being used for stimulation should be replaced or perhaps the woman is a poor-responder.
What should I know about fertility treatments using donor eggs? Here you shall find useful information regarding the performance of this treatment in the USA.
Egg and sperm donation allows many people and couples to be on parenthood. In the United States, gamete donation is allowed either with an anonymous donor or, conversely, with a known one. Besides, it is aimed at all kinds of people and couples, and both for AI or IVF.
Resorting to sperm donation adds an extra cost to the common in vitro fertilization price. Such increase may vary according to the donated sperm characteristics and the requirements imposed by the intended parents.
Engaging into a sperm donation programs to undergo an IVF cycle is advisable in cases where there is poor-quality sperm, genetically altered sperm or in case there is no male partner.
There’s some good news for women who have no uterus. A baby was born after a uterus transplantation in Sweden. Although this procedure is not yet a routine, there is hope for these women.
This illness may cause sterility due to several reasons: it aters the hormonal levels of women (producing irregularities in the ovarian cycle) and furthermore, it can provoke difficulties when it comes to the implantation of the embryo.
Embryo freezing or vitrification techniques are used in IVF and ICSI treatments when there are more than two good quality embryos, since one or two embryos are usually transferred with a legal maximun of three embryos.
The use of medications containing hCG for ovulation induction therapy among women undergoing an assisted reproduction cycle may have some benefits if compared to other medications.