Different types of treatments for infertility

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Different types of treatments for infertility

  • In-Vitro fertilisation (IVF): an egg is taken from the mother's womb, fertilised in a test-tube and put back in the womb
  • Artifical insemination by husband (AIH): when a husband's sperm ia put into the wife's womb by medical means
  • Artificiual insemination by donor (AID): when an unknown man's sperm is put into the wife's womb by medical means
  • Egg donation: when an un known woman's egg and the husband's sperm are fertilised by IVF and put back in the womb
  • Embryo donation: when both spern and egg are from unknown donors and are fertilised by IVF then placed in the wife's womb
  • Surrogacy: when either the egg and sperm of husband and wife, or the egg or sperm of husband or wife and an inknown donor, are fertilised by IVF and then placed in another woman'sm womb and the baby handed to the husband and wife after the birth
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