Low Stim (Minimal Stimulation) or Natural IVF

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Low stim IVF is also know as Low Stimulation IVF, Minimal Stimulation IVF, Mini-Stim IVF and Natural IVF. There are many health and cost advantages to using lower ovulatory stimulating drugs in fertility treatment, but is it as successful at getting you pregnant?  Is it possible to use no stimulation medications and still be successful at in vitro fertilization?  Join our guest Dr. Joe Massey, reproductive endocrinologist at CNY Fertility Center.

Highlights of the show (click to expand)
  • What is low stimulation or low stim IVF?
  • What are advantages and disadvantages of low stimulation in vitro fertilization or low stim IVF?
  • What are the pregnancy rates with low stimulation in vitro fertilization or low stim IVF?
  • How much money can you save by suing low stimulation in vitro fertilization or low stim IVF?
  • What is mini IVF?
  • What are advantages and disadvantages of mini in vitro fertilization or mini IVF?
  • What are the pregnancy rates with mini in vitro fertilization or mini IVF?
  • How much money can you save with mini in vitro fertilization or mini IVF?
  • What is natural in vitro fertilization (IVF)?
  • What are advantages and disadvantages of natural in vitro fertilization (IVF)?
  • What are the pregnancy rates with natural in vitro fertilization (IVF)?
  • How much money can you save by using natural in vitro fertilization (IVF)?
  • Can you use Clomid (Clomiphene Citrate) with in vitro fertilization.
  • Are the eggs produced with lower  stimulation cycles more likely to fertilize and implant?
  • Who are the best candidates for low stim IVF?
  • Who are the best candidates for mini IVF?
  • Who  are the best candidates for natural IVF?
  • What dosage is considered low stimulation for IVF in fertility treatment?
  • Does higher stimulation cause chromosomal abnormalities in eggs during infertility treatment?
  • Is lower stimulation better for older women or women in their 40s?
  • What is in vitro maturation?
  • How effective is in vitro maturation?
  • Is in vitro maturation a good option for women with PCOS?
  • How do you find a clinic that does low stim IVF?

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