IVF is a common treatment offered to infertile couples. There are a lot of indications for which a couple may need IVF treatment in order to conceive.
Here is a list of reasons why you may need IVF treatment.
Both fallopian tubes are damaged or blocked
When both the fallopian tubes are completely damaged or blocked, egg and sperm cannot meet and hence fertilisation does not take place.
PCOS is a disorder in which there is anovulation due to excess male like hormones produced from the ovaries.
Low sperm count or motility
A low sperm count and motility or zero sperm count is common issue among infertile males. Such couples have the hope of paternity through advanced procedures like ICSI(intra cytoplasmic sperm injection) and surgical sperm retrieval
Premature ovarian failure
When women’s ovaries fail before 40 years of age and women attains a menopause it is nearly impossible for her conceive without treatment.
After sterilization surgery
You consider the IVF procedure to be the best remedy if you have tubal ligation or vasectomy as it will avoid the need or undergoing surgical recanalization procedures.
Endometriosis is an ectopic growth of endometrial tissue outside the uterus, such as in the uterine muscle, ovaries, fallopian tubes. Endometriosis affects female fertility in a nuber of ways.
When one partner is known to be a carrier of genetic disorder, IVF with embryo biopsy and pre implantation genetic diagnosis, can pre determine the affected embryos and hence avoid transmission of the genetic disorder to the offspring.
Advanced female age
IVF is the best fertility treatment option for women trying t conceive after the age of 40 years as such women have very low chances of conception from any other treatment due to impaired oocyte quality.