IVF (In Vitro Fertilisation ) is the process of fertilization of egg and sperm in the laboratory manually in a petridish . ICSI (Intra cytoplasmic sperm injection ) is the process of injecting sperm in each egg with the help of a micromanipulator. When this process is successful and embryos are made then it is put in the womb of the intended mother and this process is called embryo transfer .
Basic Outline of IVF :
- Stimulation of ovaries by giving hormones for producing eggs.
- Oocyte retrieval
- Collection of semen sample
- Fertilisation in the embryology lab
- Embryo transfer in the intended mother uterus