In Vitro Fertilization Basics

With in-vitro fertilization, the fertilization of the egg takes place not within the body of a woman, but outside – and as the name suggests – in a glass bowl. This procedure is used when an insemination in a natural way is not possible or has been unsuccessful. There are various causes, including blocked fallopian tubes, endometriosis or things that cause a man’s fertility to reduce.

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Preconditions for the feasibility of in vitro fertilization are healthy, functioning ovaries and a good quality of male sperm. If the conditions above, the ovaries of women are initially excited by hormone therapy to increased egg production. The goal is to produce as many mature eggs as possible. When the moment of ovulation comes, the doctor then remove the fertilized egg cells. After which the eggs are combined with sperm in parallel to produce the partner in a glass bowl. The glass bowl is a special nutrient solution which serves the development of the eggs. The fertilization of the egg by a sperm each is entirely without instrumental aid. By cell division have developed after a few days of the fertilized eggs, the embryos are now carefully inserted into catheter, into the uterus. When embryo transfer between one and three embryos are used to increase the chance of pregnancy. The embryos need a few days until they have settled into the uterine lining. Be a nestle all embryos, it comes to multiple pregnancies, which occur frequently in the method of InVitro fertilization.

In the time of  fertilization special care and protection of the woman is displayed. After embryo transfer, the woman receives special luteum hormones to support the embryo growth. After two to three weeks you can find through a pregnancy test whether vitro fertilization was successful. The chances of pregnancy by means of the in vitro method vary between 25 to 30 percent.

Like all medical interventions, In Vitro Fertilization also carries certain risks. These include hormonal hyperstimulation, which can lead to an enlargement of the ovary. Under certain conditions, the insurance companies take 50% of the cost of an in-vitro fertilization. Some private health insurance companies, however, are ready for a complete takeover of the costs.

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Infertility Causes

Infertility is a widespread problem. Many couples may have a difficult time being able to fulfill their wish to be parents. There are many reasons and causes of infertility and here we will just focus on a handful of the many. Age is a big factor especially in women, and there are many other health considerations with regards to both men and women that affect fertility, so these are the kind of things that you’ll need to be aware of when visiting a infertility clinic.

A distinction is often made ​​between various causes of infertilityThe causes are often in women hormonal imbalances, a blocked fallopian tubes, a genetic defect, pernicious anemia or a sexually transmitted disease. And there are also under-or overweight, and drug abuse lead to infertility.

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Male infertility is mainly dependent on the quality of its seeds, which are often too slow. The quality of seeds is influenced by similar factors. Thus, for example, carries drug or alcohol abuse, and occupational exposure to pollutants in the deterioration. Various diseases such as mumps, abdominal and inguinal testes and vitamin B12 deficiency can also lead to infertility. Briefly, the quality can suffer also from a sauna or hot tub visit, as the above average heat, the sperm may be destroyed. While the aforementioned factors likely to affect the quality, the causes of a slow to seed transport should be considered. The most common problem is the well-known disease impotence. The man’s erection can not provide the sufficient amount of sperm it requires. Also, some men suffer from the disease retrograde ejaculation, which misleads the man’s sperm into the urinary bladder.

In order to increase fertility relatively simply, there are several possibilities; excessive nicotine should be avoided and a BMI be aimed at 18 to 30. Women can also take hormones and men can use a sexual enhancer for treatment. In some cases, such as a blocked fallopian tubes, surgery can help. The best chances for pregnancy provides artificial insemination , is inserted directly into the uterus in the treated sperm of the partner.

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