What is IVF Procedure and explain the steps of the IVF process to get Pregnant?

Steps of IVF process

Fertility issues are too common these days in both males and females because of some factors. Fertility issues make them unable to conceive a baby even after many attempts of sexual intercourse. This is too much embarrassing and heartbreaking condition for both partners because they are unable to enjoy parenthood. They feel too low and shameful when they see their sibling’s children playing with them.

In this case, you must visit the IVF center in Punjab to get a proper check-up and to know the causes behind infertility. Well, there are several causes of fertility issues include-:

Fertility issues in women

  • Blocked Fallopian tubes

  • Ovulation problems

  • Endometriosis

  • Uterine Fibroids

  • PCOS

  • Hormonal problems

  • Genetic Reasons

  • Stress

  • Certain medical conditions include cancer, scalp problems, and so on.

Fertility issues in Men

  • Sperm problems in males

  • Premature Ejaculation

  • Poor sperm motility

  • Other sexual problems in both sexes.

In these conditions, you need to talk to an IVF doctor, so that you can get the right treatment on time. He may recommend you to undergo the IVF treatment, which is specially designed for infertile couples. Let’s have a look at this treatment option for infertility.

What is IVF?

IVF is explained as In-Vitro fertilization, which is designed to treat several fertility issues in both males and females. Well, females take this procedure when they are suffering from blocked fallopian tubes, endometriosis, PCOS, and ovulation problems. In these conditions, they will not be able to produce enough eggs for conception. Whereas, males get this treatment in sperm problems when they are suffering from low sperm count and poor sperm motility as well. In this treatment, there are 4 techniques to collect the sperm for fertilization such as-:

If you are planning to get this treatment, then you need to avoid certain things, which will make your conception difficult. You must talk to your specialist so that you can get the proper knowledge about everything, including IVF process steps.

4 Steps of IVF procedure

Stimulation of the ovaries

This is the first step of the IVF procedure, in which your specialist prescribes your hormonal supplements to stimulate your ovaries so that you can produce healthy eggs for fertilization. In addition to this, your specialist will surely inject Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH) daily for at least 10-12 days. This is done when ladies are unable to produce healthy eggs with the natural menstrual cycle. And this FSH injection will help you to stimulate ovaries so that, you can produce more healthy eggs for fertilization and conception.

Egg and sperm retrieval process

After the stimulation of ovaries, your specialist first gives you anesthesia so that, you cannot feel any type of pain and discomfort while he is injecting a thin needle into your upper vaginal wall. He checks the vagina and needle through an ultrasound. After this, he starts collecting eggs from the ovaries for fertilization with sperm cells outside the body.

In addition to this, after collecting the eggs from the woman’s ovaries, he starts collecting the sperm cells from the men as well. This is done for the fertilization process which takes place in the clinical lab under the observation of the expert.


In this fertilization process, your specialist combines the sperm cells with women’s eggs. This whole process is performed in the clinical lab carefully under the observation of the specialist. In addition to this, in this step, the specialist observes the eggs for almost 16-20 hours, whether they are fertilized or not. At last, he will place the fertilized eggs into a woman’s womb.

Embryo Transfer and Implantation

This is the last step of the IVF process, in which your specialist performs embryo transfer or implantation for conception. These embryos are produced in the fertilization process. This is a completely painless and simple step of IVF treatment. Additionally, this step is performed with the help of a thin catheter tube. With this tube, he transfers the embryo inside the womb. And then you need to wait for results or embryo implantation. 

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