Understanding What Drugs Are Used and

The main aim of IVF treatment is to make the most of every 'go'. So, while you normally release only one egg every month, which may or may not be 'perfect', with IVF the goal is to have about a dozen eggs reach maturity to improve the chance of at least one of them being 'just right'. To stimulate your ovaries to produce multiple eggs, your doctor gives you a carefully measured cocktail of drugs that can make you feel quite hormonal and a bit off the planet — but not in the same way as you feel after a few gin and tonics!

In this section I describe what you may find in your cocktail. Refer to Chapter 5 for more about hormone stimulation.

100 Pregnancy Tips

100 Pregnancy Tips

Prior to planning pregnancy, you should learn more about the things involved in getting pregnant. It involves carrying a baby inside you for nine months, caring for a child for a number of years, and many more. Consider these things, so that you can properly assess if you are ready for pregnancy. Get all these very important tips about pregnancy that you need to know.

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