Category: IVF

IUI vs IVF: Which Is Right for You?

The fertility journey is full of emotions and hard decisions, leaving many couples feeling overwhelmed by the treatment options available to them. Two of the most common options are intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Examining IUI vs IVF, each treatment has benefits and drawbacks. But which is right for you? About IUI Intrauterine […]

Is In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Painful?

If you’re considering fertility treatments, you may have questions about what to expect. According to the Mayo Clinic, IVF is the most effective form of assisted reproductive technology (ART). So it makes sense that those experiencing infertility have questions about the treatment. One thing many women ask fertility doctors is, “Is in vitro fertilization (IVF) […]

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF): Side Effects and Risks

For those struggling to get pregnant due to fertility issues, in vitro fertilization (IVF) may be an option. IVF is a type of assisted reproductive technology (IVF) in which eggs are retrieved, fertilized with a sperm sample in a lab. The fertilized egg, or embryo, is then transferred to the uterus. If you are considering […]

Am I a Candidate for Mini IVF?

If you are struggling with infertility, you have probably asked your fertility specialist about many different types of fertility treatments. You might have even done research on them. But you may not be aware of minimal stimulation IVF, which is more commonly referred to as mini IVF.

4 Common Misconceptions About IVF Treatment

If you are at all familiar with fertility treatments, whether from personal experience, knowing someone who used one, or just hearing about them in the media, you have probably heard of in vitro fertilization (IVF). In vitro fertilization is one of the most commonly used assisted reproductive treatments.

How Does IVF Work?

In 2015, the most recent year for which data is available, nearly 73,000 babies were born in the United States with the help of assisted reproductive technology (ART). In vitro fertilization, commonly known as IVF, is one of the oldest and most frequently used ART procedures.

What’s the Difference Between an IUI and IVF Procedure?

Since fertility treatments require several advanced procedures and medications, keeping track of all the terminology can be tough. This is especially true when trying to understand the differences between an IUI and IVF procedure to solve your fertility issues. Although they may seem similar at first glance, each one has a unique purpose to help couples achieve […]

Why is In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) So Expensive?

It’s important to know upfront that fertility treatments are typically expensive to undergo. No matter what option you and your partner decide on, there are specific routines and prices that are sure to follow. Unfortunately, in vitro fertilization (IVF) is one of the most costly fertility treatments for couples, adding to the stress of starting a family […]

Average Cost of In Vitro Fertilization

Pursuing fertility treatments may include a variety of procedures, but choosing to have an in vitro fertilization (IVF) is perhaps one of the most expensive routes to embark on for hopeful couples. 

What to Expect With In Vitro Fertilization

In vitro fertilization is the process of fertilization outside of the body. The name comes from the Latin “in vitro” which means “in glass” referring to the petri dish where the eggs and sperm are brought together. Successful IVF in humans began in the 1970s and the popularity and success rates of this treatment have […]