Tag: IVF cycle

Low ovarian response

Recovered oocytes

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.

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Donor-sperm IVF cost in the USA

Vials of sperm fees

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.

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Donor-sperm IVF in the USA

IVF using donor sperm

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.

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Endometriosis and fertility

Female sterility due to endometriosis

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.

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Embryo freezing

Embryo freezing for cryopreservation

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.

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Advantages of hCG


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.

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