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Visiting a fertility clinic is a big step for many couples – and it is often a decision that comes after a lot of hoping and waiting for pregnancy to occur naturally. Our goal at the Frankfurt Fertility Clinic is to offer you our specialist medical expertise and sensitivity to guide you in your journey to having the child you so desire. In doing so, we draw on our years of experience in modern reproductive medicine methods. You will be given tailored treatment customised to your individual diagnosis. This may be hormonal treatment, a surgical procedure, e.g. if you suffer from endometriosis, or artificial insemination. We perform all common methods of artificial insemination in Frankfurt, from insemination, IVF and ICSI to blastocycst transfer. Find out about our range of treatments now – we will be delighted to welcome you to the VivaNeo Frankfurt Fertility Clinic.
During in vitro fertilisation (IVF), the eggs are fertilised outside of the body. However, the egg is fertilised by a sperm cell by itself, meaning the process is similar to that of natural fertilisation in the woman’s fallopian tube. In order to undergo IVF, suitable eggs and enough sufficiently healthy, motile sperm from the partner must be available. The eggs are removed from the woman’s ovaries after previous hormonal stimulation and brought together with around 50,000 prepared, highly motile sperm from the partner. If fertilisation of the eggs is successful, usually two embryos are then transferred into the woman’s uterus 2–5 days after egg collection, where they should implant. Our experienced team consults you about the IVF treatment in Frankfurt – you can read more about the procedure and chances of IVF here.
After IVF or ICSI, the embryos are usually transferred to the uterus after the 2nd or 3rd day of development. It is hoped that the embryos will then implant – but just like in any natural pregnancy, there is also the risk that the embryos will not continue to develop. During blastocyst transfer, the embryos are cultivated outside the body until the 5th day and are only implanted in the uterus once they have reached the blastocyst stage. This means that the development of the embryos can be better assessed, so the pregnancy prognosis is especially good after a successful blastocyst transfer. Find out more about the procedure and chances of blastocyst transfer in Frankfurt here.
Artificial insemination via IVF requires a sufficient quantity of highly motile sperm. IVF therefore has very low chances of success if a man has very poor sperm quality. In such cases, we at the Frankfurt Fertility Clinic recommend fertilisation by microinjection (ICSI). During so-called intracytoplasmic sperm injection, the eggs removed by means of hormone stimulation and follicle aspiration are individually fertilised with a sperm cell. This is inserted directly into the egg using a special capillary. If the fertilisation is successful, the embryos are transferred to the woman’s uterus after 2–5 days, just like in IVF. Find out more about the procedure and chances of ICSI here in Frankfurt.