Advantages Of Fertility Treatment

Advantages Of Fertility Treatment
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Fertility treatments have been a boon for many couples who have had difficulty getting pregnant. Since the introduction of this technique, several million individuals and couples have used this technology to get pregnant and have their own babies.

There are many advantages to undergoing fertility treatments apart from being able to make infertile couples become parents. In this article, we’ll discuss five of the most important advantages of undergoing fertility treatments.

Top 5 Advantages Of Fertility Treatment

Among all fertility treatments, IVF has been proven to be the most beneficial to couples. Below are some of the major benefits IVF has to give individuals and couples around the world.

It Can Be Used By Anyone

IVF is not just for couples with infertility issues. Though the procedure has been highly valued as an effective option for infertile people, it can also be undergone by other people.

  • IVF can be chosen in cases where
  • Same-sex couples want to have a baby,
  • The couple want to choose the sex of the baby,
  • Previous fertility treatments did not help the couple get pregnant, and Couples older than 40 wish to have a baby.

You can also choose to undergo IVF if you wish to be a surrogate and help a couple carry their baby till childbirth. This way, you can also be a part of their pregnancy journey.

High Success Rate Of Pregnancy

One of the main reasons for all the hype around IVF is its success rate. This procedure has been shown to have the highest success rate among all fertility treatments.

There are many factors that contribute to this success rate. Some of them are listed below.

  • The hormonal injections increase the number of quality eggs retrieved during egg retrieval.
  • Fertilization happens outside the female body. This allows the doctors to choose the best eggs and sperm among the rest and fertilize them. This ensures that the embryo will be of high quality.
  • The embryo is monitored for 3 or 5 days. During this period, its growth is routinely monitored and it also undergoes tests like PGS and PGD to diagnose any abnormalities. This ensures only the best embryo(s) is selected for embryo transfer.
  • Your endometrium will also be prepared for embryo transfer. This ensures your implantation is successful.
  • You will also be routinely monitored during your pregnancy. Your doctor will walk with you every step of the way and guide you.

These are all some of the factors that contribute to the high success rate of IVF treatments. All these steps ensure you have a healthy pregnancy without any complications.

Less Chance Of Miscarriage

Miscarriage is when your embryo dies within the first few days or weeks of pregnancy. It mainly occurs when the embryo quality is low and it has any genetic or chromosomal abnormalities.

As mentioned above, your fertility doctor will perform several analyses and tests to ensure that the best embryo among the rest is transferred into your uterus.

This significantly reduces your chances of having a miscarriage or other complications.

You Can Choose Your Timing

If you wish to get a natural pregnancy, you might have to do so within the age of 30. After 30, your fertility decreases, and your chances of pregnancy decrease.

But what if you want to focus on your career or are just not ready for a baby yet?
Not to worry! IVF can help you with that, too.

IVF has a method called frozen embryo transfer (FET). Here, individuals or couples can choose to store their eggs, sperm, or embryos and use them for later.

The eggs/sperm/embryos can be cryopreserved (frozen) and can be used later when you are ready for pregnancy.

Use Of Donated Eggs Or Sperm

Most times, your fertility doctor will try to use your eggs or sperm for IVF treatments. However, what if you have a serious infertility issue? Or, what if you are over 40 and the quality of your eggs and sperm is low?

IVF can help you with this, too. You can choose to use donor eggs or sperm in place of your for fertilization and pregnancy.

This allows you to have a chance to have a baby even if you have severe fertility issues.

Conclusion

These are only some of the advantages of IVF and fertility treatments. There are numerous benefits you can get from undergoing fertility treatments.

But understand that these benefits are only possible if the fertility hospital and doctor you choose are the best in their field. So, ensure you choose an expert fertility Specialist who has several years of experience handling similar cases.

FAQs

During an IVF procedure, your fertility doctor will ensure that they transfer the best-quality embryo into the uterus. They will conduct several tests to confirm this.

Transferring good embryos increases the chances of implantation and reduces the chances of miscarriages.

Though IVF is overall beneficial, there are certain risks in this treatment. Some of them are

  • High cost,
  • Risks of OHSS,
  • Risks of multiple pregnancies,
  • Physical and emotional stress,
  • No guarantee of success.

Fertility treatments were introduced in an attempt to help infertile couples realize their dream of becoming parents. These treatments help individuals overcome their infertility issues and have their own baby.

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Dr. Rukkayal Fathima
Dr. Rukkayal Fathima

Dr Rukkayal Fathima, India's Leading Gynaecologist and the best fertility doctor in Chennai. She has 11+ years of experience and treated 1000+ patients. She finished her M. S., Obstetrics and Gynaecology from the Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology (Madras Medical College), Chennai. She is a visiting consultant at St. Isabelle Hospital, Motherhood Hospital, Rainbow Hospital & Mehta Hospital. Dr Rukkayal Fathima specialises in Obstetrics care, Early Pregnancy Scan, IVF, ICSI, TESA/Micro TESE, Menopause advice, Gynaecological surgeries and endoscopy. She is a Co-Founder of Hive Fertility, the Best Fertility Center in Chennai.

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