November 18, 2020 BY ivf 75597 Views

What are the steps involved in in-vitro-fertilization treatment in Punjab?

What is IVF?

IVF stands for in-vitro-fertilization. In this, the fertility expert will collect the eggs from the female partner and sperm from the male partner. Then she will fertilize in the lab. After the formation of embryos, the fertility expert will transfer it into the uterus of the woman.  If you are looking for a fertility expert then get in touch with us or visit our IVF centre in Moga. We will help you in every possible way to get the good news.

Some fertility test that is mentioned below:

SHG stands for sonohysterogram

In this, the doctor will check the lining of the uterus.

  1. FSH/LH/E2 level

In this, the doctor will recommend a blood test on the third day of the menstrual cycle. She will check whether you are a good candidate for IVF OR NOT.

  1. Semen Analysis

Semen analysis is done to check the quality of the sperm.

  1. Endometrial Biopsy

This is done before starting IVF medications.

 Why do you need IVF?

There are many couples who require IVF when they are unable to conceive naturally and there are some reasons due to which infertility in couple increases that are mentioned below:

  1. Injured, tied fallopian tubes
  2. Due to endometriosis
  3. Poor quality of sperms
  4. Poor quality of eggs
  5. Unexplained infertility

 What are the steps of IVF

To get the desired result couple to have to undergo some steps that are mentioned below:

  • Stimulation

In this step, the fertility expert will give you injections involving follicle-stimulating hormone, luteinizing hormone, and sometimes a combination of two. This will help the patient in developing an egg. After 8 to 14 days the doctor will give HCG i.e. human chorionic gonadotropin and other medicines to mature the eggs. The doctor will do an ultrasound of the vagina and blood test to ensure the quality of the eggs.

Egg Retrieval

In this, the doctor will collect the eggs and the steps are mentioned below:

The doctor will give you a sedative.

  • The doctor will insert a thin needle through the vagina and in the follicle for retrieval of eggs.
  • The doctor either uses a transvaginal method or abdominal ultrasound method to retrieve the eggs.

Sperm

The doctor will take the sample of the sperm to check whether the sperm is having a good quality or not. The doctor recommends masturbation to the patient or testicular aspiration. In some cases, the doctor recommends donor sperm will help the couple in getting good news.

Fertilization

After collecting the eggs and sperms from the couple the fertility expert will fertilize in the laboratory. Fertilization can be done with two processes such as conventional insemination and ICSI i.e intracytoplasmic sperm injection.

Transfer of embryo

After fertilization, the doctor will wait for the embryo formation. After two to three days the doctor will transfer the embryo to the uterus of the woman.

Pregnancy test

 After completing the procedure the doctor will wait for two weeks and then check whether the woman is pregnant or not.