IVF Fertility Treatment

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  • Fertility
    • Treatments
      • IVF -Can help couples to have children.
        • Collects eggs from the woman's ovaries and fertilising them in a lab with the male's sperm.
          • Once the embryos are tiny balls of cells, one or two are transfered to the woman's uterus.
            • FSH and LH are given before egg collection to stimulate egg production.
        • Pros
          • Can give an infertile couple a child
        • Cons
          • Some women have a strong reaction to hormones. - Abdominal pain, vomiting, dehydration.
          • Multiple births can happen if more than 1 embryo develops in to a baby -risky as increased chance of miscarridge and still birth.
          • There could possibly be an increased risk of cancer due to the hormonal treatment
  • There could possibly be an increased risk of cancer due to the hormonal treatment

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