What Is IVM? Dr. Zimmermann Breaks It Down

Posted by Neway Fertility on Jul 21, 2017 11:29:17 AM

Blog 2.jpgIVM stands for “in vitro maturation,” not to be confused with IVF or “in vitro fertilization”, though both have some things in common and the same aim of facilitating a successful pregnancy.  IVM might best be described as a milder, gentler form of IVF which involves harvesting eggs from naturally developing or minimally stimulated follicles and allowing them to mature in vitro (outside of the body in a controlled laboratory setting) until ready for fertilization with sperm. 

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Topics: Infertility, IVM, Fertility Treatment

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