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Hi Everyone,
I am facing infertility issues. Now, I am preparing for IVF Treatment and I am scared if it works or not. Is it the right decision? Are there any side-effects? I would like to hear the experiences of those who have been gone through IVF.

GCR Memorial Hospital is the reputed IVF Centre around my town and I am thinking about going to them.

I will be grateful for any advice.
Hi there! I'm sorry for your strugglings. but I believe you're on the right way. even thoughit scares you at this stage. I'd also recommend looking onto PGD/PGS/CCS screening. So to increase the success rate, some clinics offer PGS and comprehensive chromosome screening (CCS). For this process, the embryo is checked for an abnormal number of chromosomes. The sample of cells that would eventually form the placenta is biopsied and sent to a genetic clinic for analysis, while the embryo remains frozen at the clinic until the results come back. This procedure may be recommended for women who are older or have had recurrent pregnancy losses. A similar procedure, called pre-implantation genetic diagnosis, checks the embryo for specific genetic conditions.
I have been trying for 4 years altogether. My husband and I have done IUIs and IVFs (along with so many other tests and invasive procedures). We've spent $40k and we've had three losses but still no baby in our arms. We are both in our ripe age and both have master's degrees. Over the last 7 years I have had to watch my husband's brother (now 35) date and eventually marry (2nd marriage for him) what was initially a 18 year old junior in high school. The other day we got a text informing us of her due date (she's now 25). I had kind of been trying to prepare myself for this since she's been open about wanting a child and not doing anything to prevent it. but I didn't expect to be experiencing my own unexpected miscarriage when I got the news..
So we ended up with being treated in ukrainian clinic, going for ''guaranteed'' plan with donor eggs EUR 10K - our last option really, 'cause of being financially drained after previous unsuccessful treatments. Actually we got a lot more from this overseas journey..
Wishing you the best of luck and support on your way. Take a good care.
Monikadavid399 wrote:
I hope IVF works out for you. It has proven to be a highly successful process. For the procedure, there are certain things that matter a lot. Firstly, make sure the clinic you are planning to visit is experienced and knows how to carry out the process. It is extremely important to visit a good clinic. This will increase your chances of success. I am saying this from my own experience. Secondly, make sure the diet you are in taking is full of nutrients.

Selecting a good IVF centre goes a long way in determining our chances of a successful pregnancy. Although all the clinics operate similar to one another. Their technicians’ skills, conditions in the lab where the embryo grows, all play a role. So it's important to look for such things as:
Pregnancy ratio per embryo transfer.
Pregnancy rates for couples the same age as you and with your particular fertility problem.
Accreditation of the clinic and board-certification of the physicians.
How much the procedure costs.
How long the embryos can be stored and the cost to do so.
How many of the successful pregnancies are twins/multiples.
Hey there! I m so happy that you are opting for IVF. IVF is a great treatment tbh, many of my friends have conceived with the help of this. So I can assure you that it's safe and successful. I hope it works out for you. Good Luck!
Hi! IVF is a successful treatment. I have also recently started my IVF with DE. I hope things work out for me this time. I m suffering from last 6 years. Now it's enough. I just want this cycle to work.
Hello. Sorry to hear about your struggles with fertility. IVF could be a good option for you. But it doesn't guarantee pregnancy. You need to be prepared for both consequences. I wish you very good luck. Let us know how it goes.
sargunmehta wrote:
Hi Everyone,
I am facing infertility issues. Now, I am preparing for IVF Treatment and I am scared if it works or not. Is it the right decision? Are there any side-effects? I would like to hear the experiences of those who have been gone through IVF.

GCR Memorial Hospital is the reputed IVF Centre around my town and I am thinking about going to them.

I will be grateful for any advice.

I'm an experienced IVFer and almost a text book on fertility treatments. Our last time we were doing ''guaranteed'' DE IVF plan at biotex com, ukraine. Here's what I've just shared on another thread.
IVF has many steps. it takes several months to complete the whole process. It sometimes works on the first try. but many people need more than 1 round of IVF to get pregnant. IVF definitely increases your chances of pregnancy if you’re having fertility problems. but there’s no guarantee -- everyone’s body is different and IVF won’t work for everyone.
The first step in IVF is taking fertility medications for several months to help your ovaries produce several eggs that are mature and ready for fertilization. This is called ovulation induction. You may get regular ultrasounds or blood tests to measure your hormone levels and keep track of your egg production.
Once your ovaries have produced enough mature eggs, your doctor removes the eggs from your body (this is called egg retrieval). Egg retrieval is a minor surgical procedure that’s done at your doctor’s office or at a fertility clinic. You’ll get medicine to help you be relaxed and comfortable during the procedure. Using an ultrasound to see inside your body, the doctor puts a thin, hollow tube through your vagina and into the ovary and folliclesthat hold your eggs. The needle is connected to a suction device that gently pulls the eggs out of each follicle.
In a lab, your eggs are mixed with sperm cells from your partner or a donor -- this is called insemination. The eggs and sperm are stored together in a special container. Fertilization happens. For sperm that have lower motility (don’t swim as well), they may be injected directly into the eggs to promote fertilization. As the cells in the fertilized eggs divide and become embryos. people who work at the lab monitor the progress.
About 3-5 days after the egg retrieval, 1 or more embryos are put into your uterus (this is called embryo transfer). The doctor slides a thin tube through your cervix into your uterus. Then inserts the embryo directly into your uterus through the tube. Pregnancy happens if any of the embryos attach to the lining of your uterus. Embryo transfer is done at your doctor’s office or at a fertility clinic, and it’s usually not painful. Plan on resting for the rest of the day after your embryo transfer. You can go back to your normal activities the next day. You may also take pills or get daily shots of a hormone called progesterone for the first 8-10 weeks after the embryo transfer. The hormones make it easier for the embryo to survive in your uterus.
IVF, unfortunately, does involve many risks! Like all medications and medical procedures, IVF has also some possible side effects. These include: Bloating. Cramping. Breast tenderness. Mood swings. Headaches. Bruising from shots. Allergic reaction to medicines. Bleeding. Infection. Doctor can talk about any questions or concerns you have about IVF risks and side effects. IVF can also be difficult emotionally. both for the person having the procedures and for their partner and/or family. Many people doing IVF treatments struggle with depression and anxiety throughout the process. So talking with people who’ve been through fertility struggles and IVF can be really helpful if one is feeling overwhelmed or discouraged. Online and in-person communities are also good places to meet people who understand what you’re going through and can offer advice and support.
Hope my message helped you.
Hello. Ivf is a good option for people who can't conceive naturally. So yeah you should definitely go for it. you can look up the side effects if there are any. I hope it works for you. Let us know how it goes. Good luck.
Cathymccartney098 wrote:
Hello. Sorry to hear about your struggles with fertility. IVF could be a good option for you. But it doesn't guarantee pregnancy. You need to be prepared for both consequences. I wish you very good luck. Let us know how it goes.


You are right. IVF is good. But it does not guarantee pregnancy. So one should always take a doctors advice here. The chances of it working depends on the reason for infertility. It sure is very important to be prepared for all scenarios. Despite your condition.
If you're using own egg you'll have to go through egg retrieval. I thought this might contribute to your research. During ER you'll be sedated and given pain medication.Transvaginal ultrasound aspiration is the usual retrieval method. An ultrasound probe is inserted into your vagina to identify follicles. Then a thin needle is inserted into an ultrasound guide to go through the vagina and into the follicles to retrieve the eggs. If your ovaries aren't accessible through transvaginal ultrasound, an abdominal surgery or laparoscopy - a procedure in which a tiny incision is made near your navel and a slender viewing instrument (laparoscope) is inserted - may be used to guide the needle. The eggs are removed from the follicles through a needle connected to a suction device. Multiple eggs can be removed in about 20 minutes. After egg retrieval, you may experience cramping and feelings of fullness or pressure. Mature eggs are placed in a nutritive liquid and incubated. Eggs that appear healthy and mature will be mixed with sperm to attempt to create embryos. However, not all eggs may be successfully fertilized. here's the link which might be of some help: https://oursurrogacyblog.wordpress.com/. Stay well and take good care.
beccaraynolds wrote:
Cathymccartney098 wrote:
Hello. Sorry to hear about your struggles with fertility. IVF could be a good option for you. But it doesn't guarantee pregnancy. You need to be prepared for both consequences. I wish you very good luck. Let us know how it goes.

You are right. IVF is good. But it does not guarantee pregnancy. So one should always take a doctors advice here. The chances of it working depends on the reason for infertility. It sure is very important to be prepared for all scenarios. Despite your condition.


The human body is magnificent but unpredictable. Even with the most sophisticated imaging technology in the world, it is not easy to see what is happening on the inside. But there are several options that can be used at this stage to try to increase the chances of a successful pregnancy:
ICSI is a good option when male infertility is a factor. In this procedure a single healthy sperm is injected directly into an egg.
Assisted hatching is a procedure where a tiny hole is made in an embryo’s outer membrane to try to increase the rate of implantation after transfer.
PGS/PGD can help to ensure that only healthy embryos are transferred. As genetic abnormality is a leading cause of miscarriage, this testing is often helpful in cases of recurrent pregnancy loss.
Hi Sargun. I hope that you're in good health, dear. I'm sorry to read about your struggle with infertility. It merely is a curse for us and we aren't to be blamed. Dear, the success of your procedure depends on the reason why are you having conceiving issues? You have to go to a good clinic and consult the specialist there. There you will have to go through some tests. Then the doctor will analyze you. If the doctor says that you have high chances of success, then only it is possible. The key factor is that you choose a professional clinic. IVF sure is a painful procedure, but the results are worth it. When my cousin holds her baby which she had through an IVF treatment, her eyes enlighten. I hope that you get all that you desire. All the best!
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