Q: After moving the embryo back into the uterus. Is it necessary to check the pregnancy hormones with a blood test (is it possible to switch to urine test)?

A: The blood test is more accurate than a urine test. The results from the blood test to help determine the proper medication if in the event of a successful pregnancy.

Q: What are the main factors which affect the chances of pregnancy in a IVF treatment?

A: The age of the woman. Usually, the chances decrease for women over 38. Also, the quality of the embryo and the uterus.

Q: Why do I need to ultrasound check during the first three days of my period?

A: To see how many egg follicles are created and analyze the function of the ovaries before the stimulation. This also helps diagnose preliminary disorders within the ovaries and uterus.

Q: How many eggs would I get from a ovulation induction?

A: Each patient is different concerning the age and the function of the ovaries and hormone levels. Therefore, the treatment methods may not be the same cannot predict the general number of eggs the doctor can collect.

Q: What is ovulation induction and ovulation prevention? When and how many injections do I need?

A: Ovulation prevention is an injection to stop a mature egg from travelling down the fallopian tubes and saving the matured eggs for harvesting day where the doctor would inject the ovulation induction to collect the eggs on time. The injection time prescribed by the doctor is very important because it can affect the egg harvesting period.