IVF step-by-step

  • Prior to the procedure the required examinations and treatment are performed.
  • Information on the IVF procedure and answering the related questions.
  • Pituitary and ovarian function blocking injection (for “long protocol”).
  • Stimulation of follicle growth (hormone injection).
  • Follicle growth monitoring, and precise timing of ovulation (ultrasound and hormone test).
  • Egg extraction.
  • Egg fertilization.
  • Fertilization evaluation (count of the fertilized eggs).
  • Fertilized embryo cultivation for 2-5 days.
  • Embryo transfer to the uterine cavity.
  • HCG test in 10-14 days.
  • In a case of a pregnancy ultrasonography detection of foetal heart rate in the sixth week of pregnancy.
  • Antenatal care and pregnancy registration.