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FAQs about In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

There are many different fertility options for couples to try. NCCRM offers quite a few of them. With some of the best reproductive technology in the state, we can offer you a custom plan of care for every fertility journey. One of the procedures we can offer is called in-vitro fertilization. This is a fairly common procedure, but there are still some major questions to consider before making a final decision with your spouse and doctor. Here are some of the pros and cons of reproductive technology known as in-vitro fertilization.

What is In-Vitro Fertilization?

In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) involves a series of procedures to help with fertility and assist with the conception of a child. Mature eggs are collected from the ovaries and fertilized by sperm in a lab, then placed in the uterus. One full cycle takes about three weeks, but it varies between patients.

What Are The Risks?

There are many in vitro fertilization pros and cons to think about when discussing fertilization treatments. Here are a few risks to take into consideration when choosing IVF.

  • Multiple births due to multiple embryos being placed in the uterus
  • Premature delivery and low birth weight
  • Egg-retrieval procedure complications
  • Ectopic pregnancy

It’s always best to talk with your doctor at NCCRM about the pros and cons of reproductive technology.

Why Is It Done?

IVF can be done for many reasons that can involve:

  • Blocked fallopian tubes
  • Male infertility
  • Ovulation disorders, premature ovarian failure, and uterine fibroids
  • Fallopian tube removal
  • Genetic disorders
  • Unexplained infertility

And more. No matter why you’re thinking about fertility treatments, it’s important to talk with your doctor to make an informed decision.

NCCRM | Pros and Cons of Reproductive Technology | Raleigh, NC

NCCRM is a fertility clinic based in Raleigh, NC. We can help with reproductive treatments and women’s health. From fertility testing, diagnosis, treatment, and discussing the pros and cons of reproductive technology, we are here to help you along with this chapter of your life. We also offer surgeries, hormone replacement therapy, tubal reversal surgery, egg freezing, and more. To learn more about us or our services, please visit our website.

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