May 26, 2015

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)?

What is IVF or test tube baby? IVF stands for in vitro fertilization. It refers to the process by which a woman’s eggs are collected and then fertilized outside her womb in the laboratory. This is done in a Petri dish (“in vitro” is Latin for “in glass”) where the collected eggs are kept and the washed semen containing sperms is added to it so that one of the sperms fertilizes the egg. The fertilized eggs (embryos) are cultivated and grown in the laboratory and after appropriate growth, they are transferred back to the uterine cavity. What is ICSI? ICSI […]