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IVF

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Introduction
In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is one of several techniques available to help couples with fertility problems to have a baby.
Getting started
If you're having problems getting pregnant, see your GP. They will look at your medical history and give you a physical examination.
How IVF is performed
Find out how IVF is performed, including suppressing the menstrual cycle, collecting and fertilising the eggs, and embryo transfer. Plus information on other techniques.
Risks of IVF
Learn about the risksĀ associated with IVF, including ectopic pregnancy, multiple births and ovarian hyperstimulation.
Support during IVF
Find out where to get support and counselling if you are undergoing IVF treatment, including talking to people who have had a similar experience.