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What are the advantages and disadvantages of having IVF?

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Destany Gorczany

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Hi Destany,

I would Like to share some information related to advantages and disadvantages of IVF treatment.

Some of the advantages of IVF are-

1.It helps in surrogacy.

2.IVF allows you to use Donor egg, Donor Sperms and Donor Embryo

3.Allows embryo freezing of extra good quality embryos from fresh IVF cycle which can be used in next IVF cycle.

4.Can observe the quality of embryo development on day-to-day basis for up to 5 days.

5.IVF is the only option for women with blocked fallopian tubes and tubal ligation.

Disadvantages of IVF-

1.Egg retrieval might cause bleeding, infection or damage to bowel/bladder

2.Risk of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome

3.May result is ovarian tumours

4.High chances of premature delivery that leads to baby’s low birth weight

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