Vitro fertilization is a treatment that helps couples who are infertile to conceive a child, it is performed using techniques in the laboratory where the female eggs are fertilized with sperm from her partner or a donor and then implanting in the uterus of the mother.
This treatment is taking place since 1978 and offers very good results, but like any medical system it also has pros and cons.
The most common advantages of in vitro fertilization
It gives hope to couples unable to conceive but the woman is fertile. Since its inception thousands of couples have used in vitro fertilization as a way of conceiving a biological child.
Multiple eggs are harvested
You can take multiple eggs in a collection, of which some are implemented and others may be frozen for further proceedings. This is beneficial for women who want to save their eggs for later use.
The most common treatment-cons
Does not always work
In vitro fertilization does not have a success rate of 100 percent in women under 35 years the possibilities of occurrence of the pregnancy are 30 to 35%, and this decreases as the years pass.
It is an expensive procedure
In vitro fertilization is an expensive process and if there is not the pregnancy no refund of the money invested.
Multiple Births has pros and cons
Multiple births are a pro and against in vitro fertilization, the procedure has a 25% chance of causing a twin pregnancy and 1% of triplets are conceived.
The downside of multiple births is that there is more risk of babies have birth defects and mother also runs the risk of acute abdominal pain, nausea, increased weight gain and other dangers of overstimulation of the ovaries.