Turkish IVF and Infertility specialist in Dubai

Mustafa Baris Ata

ART Fertility Clinics

What is IVF and Infertility?

IVF stands for In Vitro Fertilization, which is a type of assisted reproductive technology (ART) used to treat infertility. It involves the fertilization of eggs with sperm in a laboratory setting, and the resulting embryos are then transferred into the uterus. IVF can be used to overcome various causes of infertility, including blocked fallopian tubes, male factor infertility, ovulation disorders, endometriosis, and unexplained infertility.

Infertility refers to the inability to conceive after actively trying to get pregnant for at least a year. It can affect both men and women, and can have various causes such as hormonal imbalances, structural abnormalities, genetic disorders, infections, age-related factors, and lifestyle factors like smoking and excessive alcohol consumption. Infertility can be temporary or permanent, and it can cause emotional distress and frustration for individuals and couples who desire to have children. Various fertility treatments, including IVF, can help individuals and couples overcome infertility and achieve pregnancy.

Why IVF and Infertility?
IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) is a method of fertility treatment that is commonly used to address infertility. Infertility is a condition where couples are unable to conceive a child naturally despite regular, unprotected intercourse for a year or more. IVF can be an appropriate option when other fertility treatments, such as medication or surgery, have not been successful.

IVF is used in cases of infertility for several reasons:

Ovulation disorders: Women with irregular or absent periods may have difficulty ovulating regularly, making it challenging to conceive. IVF can help by stimulating the ovaries to produce multiple eggs, increasing the chances of fertilization.

Blocked or damaged fallopian tubes: If the fallopian tubes are blocked or damaged, the sperm may not be able to reach the egg for fertilization. IVF bypasses the need for the fallopian tubes and allows fertilization to occur in a laboratory setting.

Male factor infertility: Male infertility can be due to low sperm count, poor sperm motility, or abnormal sperm morphology. IVF can overcome these limitations by directly injecting sperm into mature eggs during a procedure called intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).

Unexplained infertility: In some cases, couples may undergo extensive testing without any identifiable cause for their infertility. IVF offers a chance of conception by circumventing any underlying unexplained issues.

IVF involves retrieving eggs from the woman’s ovaries, fertilizing them with sperm in a laboratory, and then transferring the resulting embryos back into the woman’s uterus for implantation. It can be an effective solution for couples struggling with infertility and has helped millions of people worldwide to achieve pregnancy and start or expand their families.