What causes of infertility can in vitro fertilization (IVF) treat?
IVF is a procedure where an embryo is conceived outside the mother’s womb. It may be an option if you or your partner have been diagnosed with:
- Low sperm counts
- Problems with the uterus or fallopian tubes
- Problems with ovulation
- Antibody problems that harm sperm or eggs
- The inability of sperm to penetrate or survive in the cervical mucus
- An unexplained fertility problem
IVF is never the first step in the treatment of infertility except in cases of complete tubal blockage. It’s a complex and expensive option that should be considered if other measures have not worked.
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