IVF terminology


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Every year more and more people use In vitro fertilization to get pregnant. Very often IVF is the main treatment but all sorts of additional procedures are done to assist and enhance it, all sorts of different medication is used either on the patient or the donor. Furthermore after the treatment there is a lot of different procedures that can be done like egg freezing. IVF can be used in all sorts of different infertility cases. If you can’t give birth yourself you will use surrogacy or if your partner has low quality sperm you can choose to do IVF with ICSI or maybe there is a history of genetic diseases in your family? In this case you can use PGD to screen embryos for genetic disorders. In this section you will find the descriptions of all those additional procedures, hormones and all the terminology involved in the treatment.

IVF vocabulary

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