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What is In Vitro
Fertilization (IVF)?

In an IVF cycle, the client will undergo egg retrieval which is a surgical procedure to retrieve the egg(s) from a woman's ovaries. After collecting the eggs, the embryologist will fertilize eggs with sperm in a laboratory.
To date, more than 5,000,000 "IVF babies" have been born around the world. Our Chief Executive Officer, Dr Chii-Ruey Tzeng, created the first “test tube baby” in Taiwan.

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Indications for IVF

Indications 

  1. Partial or total obstruction of fallopian Tube(s)

  2. Poor quality or insufficient sperm

  3. Diminished ovarian reserve 

  4. Moderate to severe endometriosis

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TFC
success rate

Cumulative pregnancy rate reaches 60%* (age < 40, 2018 statistics)

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Steps of
IVF cycle

5 Steps of IVF cycle

1. Pre-cycle testing and consultation

I.  Basic fertility analysis via blood taking or ultrasound
II. Health history taking

2. Ovarian stimulation during menstrual cycle day 1-3

Medication used to stimulate multiple-egg growth

3. Follow up during day 8-13

I.  Blood test to monitor hormonal change
II. Measuring egg size and maturity
III. Determination of the date for egg retrieval

4. Egg retrieval during day 14-16

I. Transvaginal oocyte retrieval done under mild sedation
II. Minimized discomfort and risk of infection
III. Submit husband’s semen for later fertilization

5. Freeze embryo or Fresh embryo transfer

I. Freeze embryo : freeze the embryo within day 2 to day6 for later embryo transfer or Pre-implantation Genetic Screening (PGS )

II. Fresh embryo transfer (ET): Day 3-6 implantation

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