The transfer of a solitary embryo gains more support in North America. The idea is not new and was the focus of early IVF. Most often it has been applied to those patients with medical contraindications for multiple pregnancies. Ten years later, eSET (elective single embryo transfer) gains validity as a practice modicum in assisted […]
What Are the Risks with IVF?
What are the true risks of in vitro fertilization? Often thought as “the great equalizer”, the internet is information-laden. However, not all sources are equitable. Deciphering amongst myth, opinion and truth, particularly in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) can be complicated and equally frustrating. When one is contemplating whether IVF is suitable for […]
Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET): Rethinking the "One Pregnancy and Done" Philosophy
Many couples with infertility both desire and welcome the birth of twins, thus affording an instant family often after years of frustration, disappointments and inability to conceive adopting a “once and done” motto. Limitations of insurance coverage and increasing competition amongst infertility centers demands that pregnancy be achieved in as few cycles as is possible. […]