If you are thinking about or preparing to start IVF or any medical fertility treatment but you have no idea what is ahead….if you are unsure of the process, what is involved and what you will need to do…. if you are confused about the different treatments on offer and you feel anxious, fearful and worried that your fertility treatment may not work….then this message is for you. Continue reading Everything you need to know before starting IVF or ART
Before you start your treatment there may be several tests and checks to have done first. You may be surprised that there are more tests at this late stage and you may feel that this is another hurdle that will slow things down, but it ensures the medical team have all the information they need before you start treatment. Continue reading Tests you will have done before you start fertility treatment
You probably an idea of what IVF involves but when you get to the clinic, you may find there are different types of treatment on offer and lots of confusing acronyms such as ICSI, IVM or PGS. It can be hard to know what’s what, so let’s go through some of the main types of treatment you may be offered. Continue reading Find out the types of medical fertility treatments that you may be offered
IVF was originally developed for women who had blocked or damaged fallopian tubes to help them become pregnant. Because IVF involves taking eggs directly from the ovaries, fertilising them outside the body and then putting embryos back into the womb, it completely bypasses the fallopian tubes. Continue reading How IVF or assisted reproduction can help you become pregnant
IVF is a type of assisted conception used to help couples who are struggling to become pregnant on their own naturally. The letters IVF stand for in vitro fertilisation. IVF is a medical procedure where eggs are taken from your body and fertilised in a laboratory, rather than inside your body as would happen naturally. Continue reading What is IVF?