1) How long does egg retrieval take?

Egg retrieval is a rapid procedure. Typically egg retrieval will take around 20-30 minutes. But, the length of the procedure may vary depending on how many follicles are present, how easy is it to reach the ovaries with the ultrasound probe.

2) When is the Blood Pregnancy Test Performed?

The blood pregnancy test is performed 14 days after the egg retrieval.

3) How much does IVF Cost?

The cost of IVF depends on the treatment and options selected. Minimum IVF Cost in Bangalore is 79000/-

4) When is IVF Needed?

IVF is originally for women with blocked or missing fallopian tubes. It is also used for other conditions such as endometriosis, male factor infertility and unexplained infertility in which no medical cause for infertility can be found.

5) What is Unexplained Infertility?

When there is no identifiable cause of infertility in the couple, it is termed as unexplained infertility.

6) How many cycles are required to get pregnant?

Number of cycles required (ovulation induction) depend on the age of the patient, general health of the patient, quality of the oocyte, quality of the semen, immunological factors of the couple, etc.

7) What is IVF (In Vitro Fertilization)?

IVF (In-vitro fertilization) or test tube baby as it is commonly called is a procedure in which the eggs and the sperms are fertilized outside the body and then transferred back to the womb after 2-5 days.

8) What is assisted reproductive technology (ART)?

Assisted reproductive techniques(ART) involve the manipulation of the gametes outside the body. This includes the IVF - ET (In Vitro fertilization and Embryo transfer) , ICSI- Intracytoplasmic sperm injection , FET - Frozen embryo transfer, IVF-ICSI with donor oocyte and donor sperm and embryo donation.

9) How long should women try to get pregnant before calling their doctors?

For young women, they should consult if they have not conceived after one year of unprotected intercourse. For women more than 35 years of age, investigations should begin as early as 6 months

10) How does age affect a woman's ability to have children?

As the age advances the quality of the eggs decreases and also there is a higher chance of miscarriage with advanced age mainly because of the increased chances of chromosomal abnormalities.

11) How long do I have to take the fertility injections?

The length of time that you will be taking the injections will depend on the in-vitro fertilization (IVF) protocol chosen for you at our Clinic. Typically, patients receive injections for 7 to 10 days, but some must take them for a little longer

12) Can I Smoke?

No. It increases the chances of failure because of poor quality Sperms and Embryos.

13) Can I Drink Alcohol during IVF Treatment Cycle?

It is not advisable.

14) Can I make Air Travel while having Treatment?

Yes u can as no evidence of air travel side effects on fertility outcome.

15) Can we have Intercourse after Embryo Transfer?

No, we advise you to refrain from intercourse until two weeks after Embryos transfer. After that if you are pregnant, Intercourse is OK after detection of the baby’s heartbeat.

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