Wellspring / Frequently Asked Questions on IVF Fertility Treatment

Infertile couples looking for in-vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment often have many questions regarding treatment procedure and prognosis. We have given below answers to some of commonly seen questions concerning advanced fertility treatment.

How Much Time Requires Confirming Pregnancy After An Embryo Transfer?
Generally pregnancy test is to be done 14 days after the embryo transfer procedure.
Is Use A Tampon Is Right If I Notice Bleeding Or Spotting?
Sanitary towel is preferable because of low risk of infection.
Can We Have Intercourse After Embryo Transfer?
No, we advise you to refrain from intercourse until two weeks after Embryos transfer. After that if you are pregnant, Intercourse is OK after detection of the baby’s heartbeat.
Can I Take A Bath After Embryo Transfer?
Shower is preferable because of low risk of infection.
Is The Oocytes Retrieval Procedure Very Painful?
No. It’s not painful because IV sedatives are administered so that you will not feel much pain during the treatment and procedure will last for hardly 20 to 30 minutes.
How Many Visits Are Required For One IVF Treatment Cycle?
During an IVF cycle at Wellspring IVF & Women’s Hospital, approximate six to nine visits are required, including one for the egg retrieval and one for Embryos transfer.
Who Will Give Me The Fertility Injections?

The nursing staff of Wellspring IVF & Women’s Hospital will give subcutaneous injections. However it can be taught to our patients for self injection with hospital treatment guideline if need arise.

What Are The Side Effects Of Fertility Medications?
Fertility medication may cause skin irritation and mild pain at the injection site, headache, abdominal discomfort, breast tenderness, nauseated feeling.
How Long Do I Need To Take The Hormone Injections?
The length of Time required to take injection Depends upon IVF treatment protocol. Generally Stimulation phase require 8-10 days of fertility Injections.
What Is The Cost For In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Treatment?
Your costs for IVF will depend on type and dosage of medication required for your case and other factors.
Can Make Air Travel While Having Treatment?
Yes u can as no evidence of air travel side effects on fertility outcome.
Can I Drink Alcohol During IVF Treatment Cycle?
It is not advisable.
Can I Smoke?
No. It increases the chances of failure because of poor quality Sperms and Embryos.
Can I Take Use Any Medication For Pain During IVF Treatment Cycle?
Simply Tablet Paracetamol in recommended doses can be permitted during the treatment cycle and even after you become pregnant.
What Is The Success Rate With Each Treatment Cycle?
The Chances of success with an IVF treatment vary from patient to patient. IVF specialist can best predict the outcome in your case after a complete evaluation. This includes studying your history, prior responses to fertility medications, a thorough physical check up and deciding a plan to prepare for your treatment.