Everything That You Need To Know About IVF

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We are currently living in an era where medical science has become very advanced and it is even helping those who are struggling with fertility issues.

In Vitro Fertilization is one of the most popular and ways to end your struggle with infertility. With infertility affecting almost 10 to 14 percent of the Indian population, safe and effective medical processes like IVF are surely acting as a magic wand. Deciding to do IVF is surely both nerve-wracking and exciting. On one side, you come one step closer to having your baby while on the other side, the lack of knowledge about IVF keeps you in doubt. Well, in this blog post, we will try to understand the various aspects of IVF.

History of IVF

You might be thinking that IVF is a new medical process but that’s not true. IVF process was developed during mid 1970. The research on IVF began in late 1800s but it took the medical experts many years to finally come up with a safe and effective process of ending infertility. Great physicians and scientists like Subhash Mukhopadhyay and Robert Edwards have contributed towards the invention of IVF process. From 1800 to 1970, several claims regarding the successful IVF testing were made but the first proven birth happened in 1978.

How IVF works?

IVF is a medical procedure that is started by removing the eggs from the woman’s ovaries and then it is fertilized outside the body. It might sound very dramatic but this is the way IVF works. There are basically two ways the eggs are fertilized outside the body; by simply putting the sperm on the egg or by injecting the sperm directly into the egg. The process of injecting the sperm directly into the eggs is known as Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection or ICSI.

The embryos that develop after coming in contact of sperm with eggs is grown in the lab and is kept under monitoring. During this period, various tests and analysis are done in order to grade the quality of the embryos. Finally, after making sure that everything is ok, the embryos are transferred back into the uterus of the recipient.

What is the cost of IVF in India?

If you are planning to go for IVF then it is very necessary to know about IVF India cost. Knowing the cost of IVF cycle will allow you to be prepared for the expenses in a better way. You should know that the average IVF India cost is Rs.2,50,000 for a single cycle but in many cases, this can reach up to Rs.4,50,000. These prices are for the privately owned hospitals since they provide better facilities and care. The cost of IVF in government owned hospitals is less but there is no surety about the quality of the hospital and the service.  From your age to your location – there are many factors that affect the overall cost of your IVF treatment.

How much time it will take?

If you are going for IVF process, then you will need to have lots of patience. IVF is surely a time-consuming process and it will take around two to four weeks to complete a full cycle of IVF. It can also take multiple attempts before it is successful. The time required for the completion of IVF process also depends on how your body adjusts to the medication.

Choose the best hospital in your location and go for IVF to become pregnant and have your own baby.

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