Risks of In-vitro Fertilization
Although in-vitro fertilization (IVF) is a safe medical procedure, IVF does have unique risks which need to be understood before attempting an in-vitro treatment.
Main IVF risks
Most are aware of the two main risks of in-vitro fertilization: multiple gestation and increased emotional stress.
Multiple gestation pregnancy
Lesser known IVF risks
Many may not be aware of the other risks of IVF. These risks should be carefully considered before starting IVF treatment.
Ethical dilemmas and additional costs
Pressure to be successful
Tubal reversal or IVF
Both tubal reversal and IVF can be effective treatments for infertility. For patients who only have tubal ligation as their infertility problem… often correcting the tubal ligation will correct the infertility.