Five fundamental treatments of infertility
It is decided by the doctors what treatment is required to cure infertility problem reported by the childless couple. A good infertility clinic like International Fertility Centre has all state-of-the-art facilities to diagnose it. Dr. Rita Bakshi, the world famous infertility experts of IFC says that treating infertility highly depends on the accuracy of the diagnosis. The childless couple has to follow the instructions religiously and support the expert doctors completely during the treatment. Blood test, ultrasound tests and physical check-up would take the doctors up to the root cause of infertility. Male and female infertility has different levels of complexity and there is a basic difference in the treatment methodology.
Ovulation induction: The process of ovulation has to be absolutely regular and if it is irregular, then pregnancy becomes impossible. Doctors treat this by using specific drugs in the form of tablets or injections that induce ovulation. Oral drugs increase the release of the hormones while hormone injections stimulate the ovaries to release more eggs. There are minor side-effects that can be managed by the expert doctors very well.
Surgery: The physiological problems like blocked fallopian tubes in the female or blocked channel to carry sperms up to the penis can cause infertility in the females and males. Surgery is the only alternative that will solve the problem completely.
IVF: In Vitro Fertilization or IVF is an effective treatment of infertility when the root-cause has been identified as ovulation problem in females or poor quality of sperms in the male. Natural pregnancy becomes impossible and doctors have to go for external fertilization in the laboratory. Matured egg and healthiest of the sperms are taken from the childless couple and the embryo is implanted again in the uterus of the intended mother.
Surrogacy: There are cases where pregnancy is not possible in the intended mother because the uterus does not have supporting environment for successful pregnancy. In some patients, pregnancy is avoided because of some genetic disorders. Surrogate mothers come as a rescue for the childless couple. Surrogate mother carries the pregnancy and gives birth to the baby that is handed over to the intended couple.
Egg donation: Fundamental problems of ovulation that could not be corrected by any other treatment has egg donation as the only option. Egg donor woman provides healthy matured egg that is fertilized externally using the sperm of intended father. The embryo is implanted in the uterus of the intended mother and successful pregnancy occurs.
Being childless is not absolutely incurable nowadays and with the help of the great advancement in the medical science doctors are able to treat it successfully. Although the treatment takes more time and there are various ups and downs in the complete process, but the childless couple and doctors can beat the problem with joint efforts. These five fundamental treatments are the most common one. There are various other methods as well that will be selected according to the type of infertility. Childless couples can enjoy the experience of parenthood and there is a happy ending to a long and painful stint of infertility.