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Why is IVF abroad so popular?

Why is IVF abroad so popular?

IVF abroad – is it a good idea? In a nutshell: for most women seeking IVF it’s a brilliant idea; thousands of people do it safely and successfully every year— but the logistics are challenging. There are a myriad of reasons why couples choose this option, some mythical, but many solidly based on the facts....

What is Egg Donation and How Does it Work?

What is Egg Donation and How Does it Work?

What is egg donation? Egg donation is when an egg (oocyte) is removed from a fertile woman and donated to another woman for an IVF. This option for couples with female factor fertility problems has raised enough social, ethical and moral questions to fill a library of books on the matter. From the point of...

Will my health insurance cover IVF costs?

Will my health insurance cover IVF costs?

THE UNITED KINGDOM The National Health Service will cover costs (NHS) guided by the National Institute for Health Care Excellence. (NICE) If you are under 40, have been trying to fall pregnant for 2 years and had 12 cycles of artificial insemination; you qualify for IVF. Women between 40 and 42 with good ovaries, who...

IVF Success Rates

IVF Success Rates

Anyone contemplating assisted reproductive technology would be crazy not to ask this question. But, as you know, you can find supporting statistics for anything you want to do can’t you? Be warned: statistics in this field can be devilishly confusing. Success rates in general The very first in vitro fertilization of an human egg was...

What is Embryo Freezing?

What is Embryo Freezing?

Embryo freezing is a method of preserving the embryos at a very low temperature. In IVF (In vitro fertilization), this method is used to select the best embryo for transfer and preserved for further assessment and treatment procedure. These viable and frozen embryos can later be transferred in the woman’s uterus for pregnancy. In the...

How safe is IVF?

How safe is IVF?

Fertility treatments are generally safe and the probability of getting pregnant and having a child is much bigger and pleasurable as compared to the mild discomfort associated with IVF and other fertility treatments. The outcome generally make people forget about the discomforts and stress. Extraction of eggs from a woman’s ovaries can give rise to...

What is a fertility test?

What is a fertility test?

If as a couple you have been trying to conceive for a year, it may be time to conduct a fertility test. Fertility tests should be conducted on both men and women, as in 50% cases male fertility is responsible for a delay in conceiving. There could be many reasons and factors behind delay in...

The World´s Top 10 IVF Destinations

The World´s Top 10 IVF Destinations

Many couples consider traveling outside of the US for IVF treatment, the reason being cost is much lower across the Europe, Russia, India and Thailand, insurance companies in the US usually don’t cover fertility treatments, and paying at an average of $15,000 per IVF cycle is not feasible for most people. Therefore, many couples seek...

Why choose IVF abroad?

Why choose IVF abroad?

What are the benefits of choosing an IVF clinic abroad? IVF as we know is a costly treatment if you’re residing within the US, at an average it costs $12,000 per treatment within the US and most insurance companies won’t cover fertility treatments. You could be saving thousands of dollars if you decide to do...