Fertilization Embryo Transfer

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IVF-ET – (In vitro Fertilization Embryo Transfer). Explain its use and how it works.
In vitro fertilization embryo transfer is used to help couples that are having problems to have babies naturally, sometimes the problem could come from either the man or woman or both. This procedure is also used as it is the often considered the simplest, the embryo transfer is used to facilitate conception. In vitro fertilization embryo transfer works by transferring the embryos to the woman’s uterus after they are at a 2-8 cell stage. There is an exact procedure for embryo transfer which can vary from clinic to clinic; the general procedure is the following. For women who are under the age of 40 one or two embryos may be replaced. If a woman is 40 and over
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A few days after the eggs are collected, the embryos are transferred into the womb. This is done by using a thin tube called a catheter that’s passed into the vagina, for this procedure there is no need of sedation.
The advantages and disadvantages of in vitro fertilization embryo transfer:
Advantages Disadvantages
It gives the opportunity for couple who are unable to conceive to have baby, in vitro fertilization embryo transfer achieves a successful pregnancy and a healthy baby. The process may be unsuccessful. Nowadays only 25% result in a live birth and varies from woman to woman.
It has been used for a long time and it has been tracked throughout those so it is considered safe. There may be associated side effects such as ovarian hyper-stimulation syndrome (OHSS).
It is more successful than IUI and other forms of assisted reproductive technology. A multiple pregnancy may occur; this happens around 20-30% of in vitro fertilizations embryo transfer, these pregnancies are dangerous for both the mother and the baby. There is an increase of premature labour, miscarriage, need for caesarean, stillbirth and infant health
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They though it may result into an unsafe procedure and that the infant could be deformed. Several people are concerned about the safety of donated sperm, the confidentiality of sperm donors and the right of a child born as a result of donor sperm to know his or her complete parentage or the genetic or medical aspects of that parentage whether they could inherit a disease. Just like everything it has the pros and cons of defining infertility as a disease this would affect insurance coverage. IVF embryo transfer should be socially accepted in behalf of the infertile couples or couples with problems to conceive so that they are able to conceive a child naturally even if there are advantages and disadvantages about this procedure. Only 25% function and result into birth. However the world has an enormous population of 7 billion people and with these technologies many of the infertile people would then be able to conceive meaning there would be an even greater increase in the world’s

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