Children are the light of life, most often when getting married, couples usually dream of creating their own family with a number of children to light up their world. While getting pregnant comes easy for some people, it could be difficult for others due to several circumstances or conditions. Pregnancy is something a lot of people take for granted, people expect that after marriage they can always decide when they want to have children whether immediate or later in future, when pregnancy becomes a difficulty, couples usually seek for solution in various ways.
The days when there no solution to this predicament are long gone as the advent of several scientific researches to find a lasting solution has amounted to a lot of improvement which is still continuous. Couples and individual who are worried about the difficulty of getting pregnant or after the natural process has failed to yield any result now have a solution to this predicament with the invention of IVF (In Vitro Fertilization). The development of IVF over 30 years ago has provided solution to treating infertility.
What is IVF?
IVF is a reproductive technology which involves the process of fertilization by retrieving a sperm sample extracting eggs and manually combining the two in the laboratory dish. IVF is usually artificially inseminated and is used to treat infertility in patients with conditions such as damaged or blocked fallopian tubes, male factor infertility, removed fallopian tubes, genetic disorder, ovulation disorder as well as unexplained infertility to mention a few.
IVF treatment involves four steps which are; Ovulation induction, Egg retrieval, fertilization and Embryo transfer and implantation. In few weeks after the insemination, you can take a pregnancy test to confirm the success of the result. Although the average couple may have to undergo the process twice or thrice but once the process succeeds, there is no difference between it and a naturally conceived pregnancy.
Is it Safe To Do IVF Treatment?
However, a lot of people have questioned the safety of the IVF fertility treatment, couples with fertility issues are usually concerned about IVF dangers and risks especially to the mother and the baby. While some risks are minimal, some are increased, in fact there are inherent risks that makes people who are in need of this fertility treatment have a higher risk pregnancy. However, the most widely feared risk of IVF is multiple pregnancies which is a condition where a woman has two or more babies in her uterus, the babies could come from different eggs or the same egg. Fertility doctors usually give advice about the number of embryos to transfer but because of the high cost of IVF people usually believe that multiple embryo transfer increases the chance of getting pregnant, this is thus the result to the high tendency for twins’ birth in IVF treatment. Women who are pregnant with twins are at a higher risk for pregnancy complications which include premature birth, cesarean section, TTTS (Twin- Twin Transfusion Syndrome), low birth weight and gestational diabetes amongst others. Women are also at risk over reaction to hormone drugs that are used to stimulate the ovaries besides, egg collection may be uncomfortable most likely because it is sometimes performed with, local anesthetics. There is also the risk of bleeding during egg retrieval and damage or infection of the bladder or bowel. Couples also usually fear the risk of ectopic pregnancy which is has a low percentage in IVF treatment. The whole process of artificial insemination can also lead to psychological stress and emotional problems. Generally when the consultants are experts and patients follow the advice of their consultants, IVF is usually safe.
IVF success rate usually declines once patients reach the age of 35 but before that patients usually have a fifty percent chance.
In Dubai, IVF treatment is one of the most sought after service because of many couples’ desire for pregnancy. Around the world, three percent of babies are born through IVF, in Dubai, the reason for infertility rate boils down majorly to stress, late marriage and genetic disorder which is why they have to visit infertility clinics in Dubai. Most successful fertility treatments usually depend on expertise of the consultant.
How Much Does IVF Cost in Dubai?
For couples in Dubai who are open to the option of artificial insemination, the price is usually the deciding factor that dictates what pregnancy treatment and fertility clinic to consult. In Dubai, the cost of IVF in fertility clinics is usually between the range of AED 25,000 – 40,000 including consultation fee.
Here are the list of IVF pregnancy treatment and fertility clinics in Dubai UAE
- PRC FERTILITY CENTER Building 64, Block E Unit 4020
- NEW CONCEPT CLINIC Building 72 Unit 202, Dubai Healthcare City
- FAKIH IVF FERTILITY CENTER Al Wasl Road, Jumerira 1, Dubai
- GERMAN MEDICAL CENTER Dubai Healthcare City, Ibn Sina Building 27, Block B, Clinic 302 & 404
- BOURNE HALL CLINIC Hudaiba Awards Buildings, Block C, 7th Floor, Jumairah
- IVI MIDDLE EAST GYNECOLOGY CLINIC Jumeira lake Towers, Dubai
- HEALTHCARE MEDICAL CENTER Jumeirah Beach Road – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
- CONCEIVE IVF HOSPITAL G Floor,Al Burj Building,Al Taawun Street,Al Taawun ,Al Arab Mall – Sharjah – United Arab Emirates
- ASTER IVF& WOMEN CLINIC Kuwait Road,Al Mankhool Area – Dubai – United Arab Emirates
- DUBAI GYNAECOLOGY AND FERTILITY CENTER Building 64, Block E, First Floor
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