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MYTHS CREATING OBSTACLES IN IVF PATHWAY

1-MYTH :THAT IVF CAN BE DONE ONLY AT YOUNG AGE

 

FACT– NO with the help of donor egg IVF there is no age limit for conception .Women have conceived even at 60-70 yrs of age though ethically we should not try conception beyond 50-55 years of age.

 

2 –MYTH: IVF MEANS COMPLETE BED REST.

FACT-NO after embryo transfer (ET) one can get back to her daily routine work. She just has to avoid heavy exertion, jerky journey and all other precautions that a pregnant lady normally follows.

 

3— MYTH: IVF MEANS LOT OF HOSPITILIZATION.

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FACT—NO in IVF no overnight admission is required .It is a completely an OPD procedure which requires only day care hospitalization of 3-4 hours, on the day of egg retrieval / Ovum pickup . For ET patient can go back after 1-2 hours .

 

 

4MYTH : IVF RESULT IN MULTIPLE PREGNANCY ONLY

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FACT– NO It depends on number of embryos transferred and their implantation rate. Twin & triplets pregnancy rate is approximately 30% in IVF . If it happens procedure of reduction of multiple pregnancy at OPD level is also available.

 

 

 

5MYTH: MALES ARE NOT INFERTILE

FACT– Infertility in a couples is not only because of female partner . Analytic facts reveal that it can be due to male Factor (40%) female factor (40%) and rest 20% is unexplained infertility.

 

 

 

6-MYTH :ANY PARTICULAR DIET.

 

FACT– No Patients are advised to follow a healthy diet accompanying exercise . For diabetic and hypertensive patients sugar and salt restriction is advised in their diet as it can impede there chances of successful pregnancy.

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