*What is IVF
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a form of assisted reproduction where the eggs from the woman are extracted under anesthetic and placed in a culture dish with thousands of sperm, allowing the process of fertilization to take place outside the body. The resulting embryos are grown in the laboratory over 2 – 5 days before being transferred back into the woman’s uterus increasing the chance that a pregnancy will occur.
However, in IVF as in natural conception, not every embryo implants to become a pregnancy, which is why surplus embryos are frozen – so that a subsequent transfer might be tried if the first one fails.
IVF Turkey offers 2 options for the treatment,
Option A with 21 days of stay in Istanbul
Option B with 7 days of stay in Istanbul
We offer airport transfers, hotel packages for these options as well.
Past twenty years, fertility problems have increased dramatically. One in six couples now find it difficult to conceive.
Infertility means not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying or six months, if a woman is 35 or older. Women who can get pregnant but are unable to stay pregnant may also be infertile. Fertility treatment at IVF clinics can prove to very expensive, which is why so many people are choosing to look for IVF in Turkey. In recent years, Turkey had made great progress in the treatment of infertility. Fertility specialist in Turkey have been educated and trained and have many years of experience working with couples all over the World. Infertility treatment is much cheaper than most countries.
Grace Health Tourism Agency works with the best IVF specialist in Turkey. Please contact us to get more information.
How is the infertile couple being approached?
First evaluation will be the male partner. Two or three sperm counts one month apart are ordered and evaluated. WHO (World Health Organization) and Krugers` criteria is used to analyze the sperm parameters.
If the sperm count is abnormal, hormonal tests and ultrasound of the testes is performed. This way, hormonal and vascular problems may be detected. In male infertility however, medical and surgical therapies are getting less and less popular due to high failure rates.
Therefore for male infertility, currently artificial insemination or IVF/ICSI is recommended, depending on sperm count results.
For women, cycle day 3 hormone levels will be ordered. If these are normal, ovulations are monitored with ultrasound. If there is an ovulation problem it is treated by oral medications or hormonal injections, monitored by ultrasound.
If the ovulation is normal, then Hysterosalpingography ( X-ray of the uterus and tubes) is performed to rule out the tubal blockage.
If there is a problem with the tubes, laparoscopic correction is tried in certain cases. However, in recent years due to highly successful IVF/ICSI results, tubal surgery is performed less often.
In some couples no cause is found. This is called as unexplained infertility. In this group, firstly 3 to 6 months of ovulation induction treatment is given. If this is unsuccessful, artificial insemination is used for 3 to 6 months as well. If all these fail, then IVF/ICSI should be performed.
The age of woman is a serious factor. If the age is over 40, the chance of getting pregnant is lessened, so the classical non-IVF treatments should be given for a short time only. Therefore IVF/ICSI is used earlier and more often.
Ovarian drilling, done during laparoscopy, is a procedure in which a laser fibre or electrosurgical needle punctures the ovary 4 to 10 times. This changes the hormonal activities and FSH starts to get greater. Ovarian drilling is sometimes used for women with PCOS who are still not ovulating after trying weight loss and fertility medicine. For women who do not respond to treatment with medicine, such as clomiphene, about 50% of them may be able to become pregnant after they have ovarian drilling surgery
Fallopian tubes may be blocked by some reasons such as infection, previous surgery, some immunological problems etc.
A tubal ligation reversal is a procedure to restore fertility after a woman has had a tubal ligation — a procedure that cuts or blocks the fallopian tubes to prevent pregnancy. During a tubal ligation reversal, the blocked segments of the fallopian tubes are reconnected to the remainder of the fallopian tubes. This may allow eggs to again move through the tubes and sperm to travel up the fallopian tubes to join an egg.