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IVF: In vitro fertilisatio - Fertilisation outside of the body.

-          Woman must take fertility medication to stimulate the ovaries to make more eggs than usual.

-          When the eggs are ready, an operation is needed to get them out, called ‘egg retrieval’.

-          Each egg is mixed with sperm (from partner or sperm bank).

-          These egg and sperms are left for a few days in a test tube for the sperm to fertilise the eggs and form embryos.

-          If fertilisation has occurred, then one or more of these are placed inside the woman’s uterus using a tool passing through

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