In-Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
IVF is a process in which mature eggs are retrieved from the female and fertilized with sperm in our embryology lab. In vitro fertilization (IVF) assisted reproductive technologies have been available in the United States since 1981. Since 1988, over 4,400 Kansas City IVF babies have been born to patients of Reproductive Resource Center as a result of our superior care and technology.
Today, a growing list of other indications for IVF treatment include:
Additional Areas of Interest
There are several subjects related to IVF and assisted reproductive technology.
- Blastocyst Transfer
- ICSI (Sperm Injection for Male Infertility)
- Donor Oocytes (Eggs)
- IVF Timeline
- The IVF Laboratory
- Embryo (Freezing) Cryopreservation
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RRC has over 200 years of combined experience. As a leading reproductive health, infertility, and in-vitro fertilization (or IVF) center based in Kansas City, we're proud to have the highest level of expertise available to our patients.
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Side Effects of IVF
The majority of the physical side effects of IVF aren’t due to IVF itself but, rather, the medications that facilitate the processes involved in the in vitro fertilization procedure. That being said, fertility specialists and those who’ve gone through the IVF journey might argue there are also emotional side effects...