IVF becoming the preferred choice of treatment – TOI

November 28, 2015

In Vitro Fertilisation is fast becoming the preferred choice of treatment among childless couples in the country Arunima and Nitin (names changed to protect identity) had been married for five years. Everything was ok till they planned to expand their family. When even after trying for six months to have a baby, noting happened, they consulted an IVF expert at the advice of the gynaecologist and within six months Arunima conceived. Today this mother of one-year-old Nitika can’t stop expressing her gratitude to the IVF expert. “Medical technology has changed so much for the better. Today we are very happy that we opted for this procedure. Though Nitin was positive about it from the day the gynaecologist suggested it, I was quite apprehensive at the beginning. But after having multiple discussions with the doctor, I felt confident. Today I would advise all those couples who are having trouble to have babies to give it a thought,” states Arunima. When all other assisted reproductive technology fail to produce results, In Vitro Fertilisation, or IVF as it is popularly known, comes to the rescue of childless couples. IVF is the process of fertilisation by manually combining an egg and sperm in a laboratory dish, and then transferring the embryo to the uterus. The success rate of the treatment varies widely and is different for different couples. There are a host o