Techniques That Can Increase Your Odds with IVF

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What can you do to increase your chances for a successful IVF cycle? Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support nonprofit, interviews Dr. Julie Lamb, a board certified reproductive endocrinologist at Pacific NW Fertility in Seattle and serves as clinical faculty at the University of Washington.

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  • Advances in the field that are resulting in increased pregnancy and live birth rates.
  • Embryo transfer protocol.
  • Single embryo transfer. What does the latest research show on success rates when transferring one embryo vs. transferring two embryos?
  • Genetic testing of embryos
  • Personalized infertility treatment: ERA, receptive, carrier screening and embryo testing
  • Is there a difference in the embryo culture medium used in IVF?
  • In-vivo culture for growing embryos.
  • Other advances in embryology that have resulted in increased birth rates?
  • Advances in egg retrieval techniques.
  • Why do different doctors use different IVF protocols:
  • What can a patient do to increase her chances of success when she starts an IVF cycle and before the embryo transfer?
  • Is there anything that can be done to improve egg quality?
  • Have there been advances in the field that help older women get pregnant?

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06/06/2018 | by Radio Show | Categories: 2018 Shows, Infertility, Infertility Radio Shows, Radio Show | 0 Comments

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