I have found that patients are intimidated by the concept of IVF, and think of it as being a very complex treatment. This is also partly because doctors love adding a lot of medical jargon such as ICSI, PGT, blastocyst transfer and vitrification to the treatment. Perhaps this is also because they can charge an arm and a leg for it, because the more complex patients think the treatment is , the more they can charge for it!


However, the basics of IVF are very simple ! All we are doing is helping to kick-start a pregnancy , so that we imitate in the test tube in the IVF lab what would normally happen in the bedroom in the fallopian tube for fertile couples for 5 days . Once we put the embryo back in the uterus , you then have a completely normal pregnancy !

Once you strip it down to the bare essentials, you will realise that IVF is a very straightforward treatment . Yes, it's true that you require an experienced expert clinic to achieve high success rates, but the basics are simple , so don't let a doctor confuse and bamboozle you !

What to find an IVF clinic which respects your time and intelligence ?

Please send me your medical details by filling in the form at www.drmalpani.com/free-second-opinion so that I can guide you !




Authored by : Dr Aniruddha Malpani, MD and reviewed by Dr Anjali Malpani.
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