- The first one includes ovarian stimulation and egg retrieval.
- The second includes endometrial preparation and embryo transfer. The ultimate goal is that embryo implantation occurs and a new pregnancy starts.
In the case of a FET, only step 2 is performed.
By Edurne Martínez Sanz BSc, MSc (senior clinical embryologist), Gorka Barrenetxea Ziarrusta MD, PhD (gynecologist), María Eugenia Ballesteros Moffa MD, MSc, BSc (gynecologist), Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc (embryologist) and Sandra Fernández BA, MA (fertility counselor).
Last Update: 10/05/2018