In vitro fertilisation

Assisted reproductive technology procedure

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In vitro fertilisation: Assisted reproductive technology procedure
In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is a process of fertilisation where an egg is combined with sperm outside the body, in vitro. The process involves monitoring and stimulating a woman's ovulatory process, removing an ovum or ova from the woman's ovaries and letting sperm fertilise them in a liquid in a laboratory. After the fertilised egg (zygote) undergoes embryo culture for 2–6 days, it is implanted in the same or another woman's uterus, with the intention of establishing a successful pregnancy.


Lena Dunham considering adoption after unsuccessful IVF journey [Video]

Lena Dunham considering adoption after unsuccessful IVF journey

Lena Dunham is considering adoption after her attempts to have a biological child via IVF failed.

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