Some Common Questions About IVF

Some Common Questions About IVF

IVF is a gateway for your parenthood. If you are considering IVF to give birth to a child, then the first step is to have a detailed information about the whole procedure. Here are curated some common questions giving you a clear picture of why should you opt for IVF?

Why is IVF needed?

In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is one of the most popular assisted reproductive techniques that helps a couple to start the journey of parenthood.  IVF comprises of several steps that takes months to complete the whole process. 

Is IVF suitable for me?

Several factors contribute to determining whether a person should undergo the IVF procedure or not. A couple can opt for IVF treatment if experiencing low sperm counts, ovulation disorders, endometriosis, uterus or fallopian tubes disorders, sperm unable to survive in the cervical mucus, or other unexplained reproductive issues. 

How long I should try before seeking medical help?

Usually, a couple consults a fertility doctor after trying to conceive for a year. It is advisable for women above the age of thirty to seek medical help after 6 months of trying. Whereas women over fourty should immediately consult an infertility specialist in Aurangabad the moment they decide to conceive.

In how much time does an IVF cycle gets complete?

It takes four to six weeks for the egg retrieval process. After that, implantation of embryo(s) takes place between two to five days. It should be noted that not always the first cycle is successful. People must undergo multiple IVF cycles usually.

 What are the basic rules I should follow while undergoing IVF?

Your fertility specialist will conduct an exclusive discussion session to make you familiar with the entire process. Some of the basic rules include to quit smoking and drinking as it may hamper the IVF cycle, not performing vigorous exercises, stopping the intake of heavy medicines or herbal supplements unless prescribed by your doctor.

What if I am not pregnant, can we try again?

If unable to conceive in any try, you must wait for at least one or two full menstrual cycles before commencing the next IVF cycle. Your doctor might prescribe you to take some additional tests prior to the next process too. 

Will I have any side effects after undergoing IVF?

Yes, fertility medicines do cause some mild side effects such as nausea, vomiting, mild bloating, mild cramping, breast tenderness and bloating. However, each effect differs from person to person. Consult your doctor to understand your body type.

Considering IVF does involve some precautions and lot of knowledge but is certainly a good choice to give birth to your child. We, at Endoworld Hospital, exceptionally proficient infertility specialists in Aurangabad who will guide you throughout your journey towards parenthood. 

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