Today, assisted reproduction techniques (ART) have made it possible to treat infertility, a health issue faced by men as well as women. Infertile men have low sperm counts, while women experience diminishing egg reserves, which hamper the process of natural conception. In such cases, IVF and IUI procedures have successfully resolved matters.
Dr Hrishikesh Pai of Babies and US IVF and ICSI centre is a leading gynecologists, and IVF specialists in India, suggests, ‘Infertile couples or individuals need not get disheartened. Today, we are in a position to offer much more advanced and better-assisted reproduction techniques and procedures, including IUI and IVF treatments which have already proved their worth. I hope fertility is no longer treated as a dreaded health condition, as hope and faith in medical treatment is a great leveller.
IVF and IUI are reliable and economical procedures that promise positive results. The IVF specialist recommends the most suitable procedure depending on the diagnosis and reason for infertility. Age, habits and lifestyle, genetic history, and environmental issues are considered.
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a method in which the egg and sperm are fertilized outside the female body. In an IVF cycle, the egg or ovum is removed from the ovary and stored in the laboratory, wherein it is allowed to fertilize with the sperm under controlled conditions. Then, the fertilized egg is placed within the uterus. If required, preimplantation genetic testing is done to ensure the birth of a healthy baby. Hence, IVF is a preferred procedure within the scope of assisted reproductive technology.
The IUI procedure is slightly different. When a woman is ovulating, sperm are placed directly into her uterus. This procedure is known as artificial insemination.
The main difference between IUI and IVF is the ovum is internally fertilized by sperm in IUI, whereas in IVF, the ovum is externally fertilized by sperm in a lab. According to Dr Hrishikesh Pai, the IVF procedure involves injecting sperm inside the ovum to form an embryo which is then inserted into the uterus for conception. On the other hand, in IUI, the male partner’s or the donor’s semen is inseminated in the uterus for conception.
The IVF procedure is recommended for patients with unexplained fertility and low sperm count and is time-saving. On the other hand, female partners with poor ovarian reserves, endometriosis, damaged or blocked fallopian tubes, and related issues.
About Babies and Us IVF and ICSI Centre
Babies and Us IVF and ICSI Centre is a reliable and holistic IVF center located in central Mumbai, offering patients the latest IVF and gynecological treatments. The clinic has highly experienced fertility experts and embryologists on its panel, including Dr Hrishikesh Pai, Dr Nandita Palshetkar and Dr Rohan Palshetkar. They strive to offer bespoke fertility treatments to ensure successful outcomes. The clinic also has its own well-equipped laboratory and diagnostic services, which deliver accurate and precise results for better outcomes. Patients can reach out to Babies and Us IVF and ICSI Centre at +91-98717 17305 and [email protected]