Frequently asked questions about IVF

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The couples who faced the problem of infertility for the first time have a huge number of questions about IVF. There is too much info, so we decided to simplify the search process and selected for You the questions frequently asked by our dear customers and the answers to them.

What is the cost of IVF?

Our IVF programs cost from 5 500 to 11 000 euros, and the price for IVF programs involving surrogate mother starts from 35 000 up to 46 000 Euro. But the cost depends on the individual case of infertility and may vary depending on additional services or medicines. Therefore, we select treatment for each couple individually.

What is the period of preparation for IVF?

As a rule, preparation for IVF takes from 1 to 2 months. This time is necessary to conduct all the essential tests and examinations, hormonal stimulation and ovarian puncture, and also for the process of fertilization and transfer of embryos.

What are the stages of the IVF procedure?

Standard stages of IVF are:

  • conducting of examinations and preparation of the couple;
  • stimulation of ovulation and ovarian puncture;
  • artificial insemination and embryo transfer;
  • analysis of HCG to confirm pregnancy.

The stages of IVF depend on the method of infertility treatment and can be changed.

When should we do a pregnancy test?

A pregnancy test should be done in approximately 2 weeks after embryo transfer. Analysis of HCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) detects the presence of pregnancy in the early period, when the ultrasound is not informative.

Is the age important?

There is no age limit for IVF. It’s possible to perform IVF even after the age of 40 if the woman’s condition allows her to carry and give birth to a child. Most often, IVF for people over 40 years old is conducted with the donor’s oocytes.

What is the maximum number of embryos we could transfer?

According to the legislation of Ukraine, we can not transfer more than 3 embryos. In practice, we often transfer not one, but two embryos to increase the chances of pregnancy.

Is it possible to choose the gender of your future baby?

Determination of the child’s gender became possible thanks to the Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis of embryos for hereditary diseases and chromosomal mutations. PGD is taken for examination of genetic material and sets the gender of the baby.

What is the procedure of the execution of documents on the child in Ukraine?

Experts of VittoriaVita will help you with the registration and paperwork after the baby’s birth. The Registry office will give you a birth certificate of the child, in which the names of the genetic parents will be inscribed. We will also help you to obtain a travel document or passport for the child at the consular Department of the Embassy of your country.

What is the period of preparation of the documents for the child?

The child’s documents are to be ready within one month. As a rule, the duration of this process depends on the country’s Embassy.
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