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Are IVF embryos of poorer quality than those obtained from natural conception?

By Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez (embryologist).
Last Update: 12/14/2021

Embryos from natural conception cannot be analyzed due to the ethical and moral implications that this implies. Therefore, several authors have chosen to compare embryos obtained after stimulated and unstimulated IVF cycles.

The results were that the quality of the embryos seems similar in both study groups, although more studies are needed to confirm this.

Read the full article on: Does ovarian stimulation influence embryo quality? ( 38).
 Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez
Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez
BSc, MSc
Embryologist
Graduate in Health Biology from the University of Alcalá and specialized in Clinical Genetics from the same university. Master in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Valencia in collaboration with IVI clinics.
License: 3435-CV
Embryologist. Graduate in Health Biology from the University of Alcalá and specialized in Clinical Genetics from the same university. Master in Assisted Reproduction by the University of Valencia in collaboration with IVI clinics. License: 3435-CV.