The most frequent risks of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment are usually caused by the ovarian stimulation phase, follicular puncture and embryo transfer. However, fertility treatments involve a long road ahead that, for many people, ends up causing stress and anxiety. In addition, IVF can also be financially draining for patients as it sometimes takes several cycles to achieve pregnancy.
Another problem with IVF is that it may have to be cancelled. For example, viable embryos may not be obtained for transfer or the response to hormone medication may not be as desired.
Read the full article on: What Are the Disadvantages of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)? ( 44).
By Victoria Rey Caballero M.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Romina Packan (invitra staff).
Last Update: 05/09/2023