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Fanny 11-28-2012 06:28 PM

Am I ready for an IVF?
 
In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is a process by which an egg is fertilised by sperm outside the body: in vitro. IVF is a major treatment for infertility when other methods of assisted reproductive technology have failed. The process involves monitoring a woman's ovulatory process, removing ovum or ova (egg or eggs) from the woman's ovaries and letting sperm fertilize them in a fluid medium in a laboratory. When a woman's natural cycle is monitored to collect a naturally selected ovum (egg) for fertilisation, it is known as natural cycle IVF. The fertilised egg (zygote) is then transferred to the patient's uterus with the intention of establishing a successful pregnancy. The first successful birth of a "test tube baby", Louise Brown, occurred in 1978. Louise Brown was born as a result of natural cycle IVF. Robert G. Edwards, the physiologist who developed the treatment, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2010.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_vitro_fertilisation


Here is my question: Is it ok for me to go through this method? Me and dear hubby are only trying for 3 months, you think having an IVF should be done at a later time? How much would it cost me here in UK? Any ideas? Thank you!!!!

Halia 11-29-2012 08:01 PM

Re: Am I ready for an IVF?
 
Too early. I think IVF is advisable if you're LTTTC / Long Term TCC...

Edda 12-06-2012 09:51 PM

Re: Am I ready for an IVF?
 
I agree. Bloody early hun! Take your time with other alternatives.

Cailyn 12-09-2012 12:01 AM

Re: Am I ready for an IVF?
 
Still too early! You are just waiting for 3 months... I know some who have waited for years and manage to have a child naturally!

Fanny 12-23-2012 12:39 AM

Re: Am I ready for an IVF?
 
Thanks for the words of encouragement!! I appreciate them... I guess it's too early. But there are times that we wanted to have out baby by hook or by crook! LOL. Cheers!

Cadelaria 01-12-2013 03:51 PM

Re: Am I ready for an IVF?
 
Yeah, it's too early. Enjoy the honeymoon stage first. IVF is also expensive so better to save up first or invest your money while waiting for your bundle of joy! :)

Fanny 02-03-2013 10:48 AM

Re: Am I ready for an IVF?
 
So true Cadelaria. I've asked my practitioner about IVF and it's gonna cost us lots of quids too. The chance also is 50/50. I guess it is the last option. Now we have to try all the options first before plunging onto that.

Abana 03-10-2013 01:34 PM

Re: Am I ready for an IVF?
 
Whoa dear, still not a time to go for an IVF. I agree with the previous posts, try other simpler (and cheaper) methods first. And IVF doesn't provide a 100% guarantee of you getting pregnant so it's best to try on focusing on your ovulation first and wait for a bit. I'm also a TTCer so Good luck to us! :)

Cadelaria 03-24-2013 03:51 PM

Re: Am I ready for an IVF?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Abana (Post 2459)
Whoa dear, still not a time to go for an IVF. I agree with the previous posts, try other simpler (and cheaper) methods first. And IVF doesn't provide a 100% guarantee of you getting pregnant so it's best to try on focusing on your ovulation first and wait for a bit. I'm also a TTCer so Good luck to us! :)

Couldn't agree with you more Abana.

Abana 06-01-2013 10:23 PM

Re: Am I ready for an IVF?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by Cadelaria (Post 2696)
Couldn't agree with you more Abana.

Yeah, there are multiple ways to try on first before opting for an IVF. The thread which Fabiola has started would be helpful too. Title is "FERTILITY MASSAGE". I've posted a video there on how to do one. FX it works for us!


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