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In Vitro Fertilization is the fertilization of an egg with sperm inside a test tube or petri dish. The fertilized egg is then implanted in a woman's uterus. Your infertility doctor will consider IVF after more conservative methods of treating infertility are not effective, or are not considered to be appropriate, based on the status and needs of the couple or woman seeking to conceive.
Traditionally, IVF involves several steps:
Talk with your fertility clinic, or infertility doctor about IVF and whether this is a viable option for treating your infertility.