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IVF is termed to have failed repeatedly when there is failure to achieve clinical pregnancy even after transfer of at least four good quality embryos in a minimum of three fresh or frozen cycles in women under 40 years of age. While most of the ART (Assisted Reproductive Technology) clinics report an implantation rate of 40-60%, the exact incidence in lacking due to the difference in. definition of implantation.

Repeated IVF failure can be attributed to quite a few reasons. These can be embryo related, parental chromosomal abnormalities which leads to abnormal embryo formation or oocyte aneuploidies dur to advanced maternal age.

The couple must maintain a healthy lifestyle along with proper diet, regular meditation, yoga, exercise and refrain from smoking, alcohol and habit-forming drugs during the course of treatment. Patients must also be mindful of approaching a proper IVF consultant and IVF centre to avoid the stress of failure. Better results can be achieved by following the proper guidelines and instructions of the consultant.

IVF success rates
The success rates of IVF are comparatively higher in women under the age of 35, and as with the advancements in fertility treatments, the procedures such as ICSI, IMSI, and PICSI in IVF show a ray of hope to aspiring parents.


There are multiple factors of multiple IVF failures, one needs to perform the patient assessment and depending upon the evaluation choosing an advanced infertility treatment is the right choice. Also the factors like IVF centre selection, their embryology team and laboratories also play an important role in IV

  • The first IVF cycle will often be successful in a high-quality program.
  • Unfortunately, many couples will not have successful first cycle IVF results and will need to consider a second cycle.
  • So what should be next after one failed IVF cycle?
  • Let a week or so pass in order to make the difficult adjustment to the devastating news that your cycle did not succeed.
  • When you feel ready, schedule a consultation with your IVF specialist to go over what might have been learned from the failed IVF attempt.
  • An important consideration should be whether to change IVF doctors or switch to a different IVF clinic at that point.
  • IVF programs are not all equal – some give a much higher chance for success than others.

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Helpful Tips

Tips can be helpful for increasing your IVF success rates:

  • Lead a healthy lifestyle
  • Work on your diet
  • Take the required supplements
  • Avoid stress


The procedure is not painful as it is done under light sedation, but may cause mild discomfort. At our clinic, we use mild anesthesia administered through an IV route which relieves discomfort.

IVF is likely to be recommended for the following fertility problems:
1. If you have blocked or damaged fallopian tubes
2. If your partner has male infertility issues like Oligozoospermia, Teratozoospermia or Athenozoospermia.
3. If you have premature ovarian failure
4. If you have been trying to conceive for at least two years and a cause hasn’t been found to explain why you have not become pregnant.

1. Women with a tubal problem
2. Women with unexplained fertility
3. Women with severe endometriosis
4. Couples with male factor infertility

Before treatment start, you will discussmedical history and the treatment processincluding risk and side effects kith your doctor.
1. Stimulation- After your baseline scans, injections will stimulate your ovaries to develop multiple eggs
2. Monitoring- Regular scans and blood test allow us to monitor your ovanan response to the drug
3. Trigger injections- When hormones are at the right levels another injection will trigger the eggs to mature
4. Egg collection and sperm collection- Eggs are collected via a needle passed through the vagina whilst you are under sedation. A semen sample is required on the day of egg collection
5. Fertilization and embryo development- Eggs and sperm are placed P an incubator to fertilize. Embryo development is monitored by CRGH embryologist
6. Embryo transfer- The best ennbryo(s) 6 /are transferred back into the uterus. Any suitable embryo not transferred can be frozen for Later use
7. Pregnancy test- Patient takes a pregnancy test 16 days after embryo transfer. At this stage we will arrange appropriate support.

So the point is that the IVF success rate could vary based on the denominator used to calculate the IVF cycle outcome. Its always preferable to always define the success rate using all the available denominators and discuss every one of them with the couple. The couple should be able to understand the sucess chances for their particular condition. There are even more denominators like age, number of embryos transfered, frozen or fresh emebto transfer, ICSI, PGD / PGS tested embryos etc. This further gets complicated when each ivf clinic or ivf doctor in the center wants to boos their success rates to showcase themselves in this highly competitive era.

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