Q1. What is IVF?
IVF or Test tube is a technique in which women’s eggs are combined with the partner’s sperm in a scientific lab to create an embryo which is later placed in the uterus.
Q2. Who needs IVF?
It is used to treat many causes of infertility such as advanced maternal age, endometriosis, damaged or blocked fallopian tubes or any malefactors.
Q3. Are IVF babies normal?
Yes IVF baby are as normal as other children. After the embryo transfer, the women gets pregnant and gives birth to the child as in any normal pregnancy
Q 4. What is the success rate of IVF?
Globally the average success rate of IVF is 50% in young women. It depends on age, duration of fertility, quality of sperm, egg, and embryo, etc.
Q5. Is there some risk involved in doing IVF?
There are some mild side effects like nausea, Breast tenderness, inc vaginal discharge, mood swings, and OHSS.
Q6. What is ICSI?
It is a technique in which an individual sperm is selected and injected into the egg cell.
Q7. Does IVF increase the chances of twins or triplets?
Yes, the odds of having twins or triplets increases with IVF.
Q8. Is Egg retrieval a painful procedure?
The procedure lasts for 15-20 min done under general anesthesia and you may have mild cramping for 24hrs post-procedure for which you will be prescribed medication.
Q9. Can we do something to improve the quality of sperm?
Sperm has a life cycle of three months so any changes in lifestyle like stop smoking, reduce alcohol, improve your diet certainly helps.
Q10. What care should be taken after the embryo transfer?
We advise 2 days rest after embryo transfer and no heavy weight lifting or strenuous exercise for 2 weeks.
Q11. Any special diet post IVF?
There are a lot of myths about what to eat and what not to eat, we advise eating a balanced diet that includes fruits, vegetables, nuts, and whole grains. Nonvegetarians should prefer fish over meat.
Q12. What you should do in 2 weeks post-IVF?
You can spend these 2 weeks without troubling yourself emotionally eat a healthy diet, keep your thoughts positive.

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