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What is IVF Baby & Process of IVF Baby

| 02 May 2020 | 2126 Views |

IVF (In-Vitro Fertilization) has proved to be a boon for childless couples not only in India but across the globe. Infertility has become a very common problem today. In some cases, males are proved infertile and in many other cases, females are found infertile. In certain cases, both partners are found infertile. The desire for parenthood is something that every married couple has in mind. Fulfilling it is the biggest aim in life and failing to accomplish it through the natural process becomes the cause of depression and disappointment.

There are treatments recommended for couples experiencing such a problem. IVF has become one of the most preferred options for thousands of couples willing to enjoy the bliss of parenthood. The success rate of childbirth in it is high in comparison to the other processes available in the medical field.

What do you mean by IVF baby?

IVF babies are born by using a special method called In-Vitro Fertilization. This method is used to help a woman conceive a child who cannot conceive a child naturally. This method takes place in a laboratory. The egg of the woman is fertilized with sperm in a test tube. This method is best for couples who cannot conceive a child naturally or have some genetic problems. IVF baby has become a good source of motherhood for infertile women.

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a commonly used and popular kind of process today. It is the most efficient method utilized to overcome complications in pregnancy. This process also has a quite higher success rate as compared to other methods used by doctors. The cost of IVF and the success rate depend on the women’s age and medical problems. Moreover, doctors do their best to reduce the stress of a couple suffering from infertility complications. The doctors try in developing confidence in the couple. It has helped a good percentage of the families have the delight of a child playing at home.

About IVF baby health?

The first baby born with the help of IVF was in 1978. Since then millions of children were born through in vitro fertilization. Researchers are also looking for the lasting effects the procedure might have on early development. Scientists have also found a risk of disabilities among twins and triplets and not much risk among single babies.

There are no pieces of evidence regarding whether test tube babies are at more risk from abnormalities as compared to those who are born through natural conception. Research is still going on.

Abnormalities in babies depend on many factors. An IVF baby health has been good in most of the cases where parents are under 35.

How is the IVF baby process?

The IVF baby process is performed by an IVF specialist only. IVF baby process differs depending upon the clinic, but usually, the following method is followed:

A woman is given fertility medicines having fertility hormones. The hormone helps in making the ovaries produce more eggs than normal. Vaginal ultrasound could help in monitoring the ovaries.

The eggs are gathered through a minor surgery called “follicular aspiration”. An extremely thin needle is embedded through the vagina and into an ovary. This needle is associated with a pull device. This takes the eggs out. This procedure is repeated for every ovary.

In 2011, analysts proposed that gathering 15 eggs from the ovaries in a single cycle gives the most noteworthy possibility of an effective pregnancy. Frozen or donated eggs may likewise be utilized. After collecting the eggs, the eggs and sperm are put together in an environmentally controlled area. After some time, the sperm enters the egg.

Also, sperm is directly embedded in the egg. This process is known as an Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI). Frozen sperm taken through testicular biopsy can be used. This is supposed to be an efficient way as fresh sperm is retrieved and it will lead to a successful pregnancy. The fertilized egg then divides to form an embryo. At this point, some clinics may offer pre-implantation genetic diagnosis which helps in screening for genetic disorders of an embryo. This is not always utilized.

For the transfer, one or two best embryos are chosen. The lady is then provided with progesterone or human chorionic gonadotrophin (HCG) to help the covering of the uterus get the embryo.

Now and again, more than one embryo is put in the uterus. It is significant that the specialist and the couple planning to have a kid talk about what number of embryos ought to be transferred. Ordinarily, a specialist will possibly move more than one embryo to increase the success rate.

The exchange of the embryo is completed utilizing a thin tube, or catheter. It enters the uterus through the vagina. At the point when the embryo attaches to the coating of the uterus, embryo development can start which can be observed by the IVF specialist.

What are the risk factors with a test-tube baby?

There can be certain test-tube baby risk factors that may not be the same in the case of every couple. There are many important factors that minimize the test-tube baby risk factors resulting in a successful IVF procedure.

Test tube baby risk factors include:

  • Some women face problems with medication.
  • It can lead to nausea and vomiting.
  • It could lead to difficulty in breathing.
  • It can lead to mood swings.
  • It can change sleeping patterns.
  • One may face hot flashes.
  • Abdominal pain.
  • In some cases, enlargement of ovaries.
  • Bruising from daily injections.

Medications could rarely lead to Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome (OHSS). This usually happens when ovaries over-respond to the gonadotrophins due to which many eggs could be developed in the ovaries. Abdominal swelling and difficulty in breathing could take place. If OHSS happens then the doctor might suggest restarting the cycle again with a very low dose of gonadotropin.

IVF babies disadvantages

When there is a transfer of more than one embryo in the womb, there are higher chances of conceiving twins, triplets or more babies.

How IVF baby delivery takes place?

An IVF baby delivery can take place through normal delivery and c- section. Thus, the IVF baby delivery process is not a very complex procedure. The IVF baby success rate encourages more childless couples to come forward for the procedure.

The only and very important requirement for IVF baby is to undergo treatment under the observation of a professional and expert infertility specialist near you. There are many doctors and clinics offering the IVF facility but not all are dependable. Amidst a few Dr. Richika Sahay Shukla from India IVF Fertility has gained remarkable popularity. She has helped many couples deprived of a child enjoy the happiness of parenthood. She is a highly experienced and professional doctor. She has specialization in IVF and is a specialist at India IVF Fertility having infertility centers in over 14 cities in India.

Males and females experiencing the problem of infertility can book an appointment for a consultation with Dr. Richika Sahay Shukla to overcome the infertility problem with minimum effort. The decision of early treatment increases the chances of success. Book an appointment today!

About The Author
Dr. Richika Sahay

MBBS (Gold Medalist), DNB (Obst & Gyne), MNAMS, MRCOG (London-UK), Fellow IVF, Fellow MAS, Infertility (IVF) Specialist & Gynae Laparoscopic surgeon,[Ex AIIMS & Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi]. Read more

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