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How much does IVM cost?
The current cost for an IVM cycle ranges from $5,000 to $7,000, while IVF costs per cycle are $15,000 to $20,000.
What is the meaning of IVM?
In vitro maturation (IVM) is when a woman's eggs are collected and matured outside the body. This is done as part of an in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure. A woman's eggs (also called oocytes) are formed before she is born.
Can immature eggs mature after retrieval?
No. Immature eggs are not capable of fertilizing. However, sometimes it is possible to have eggs mature in the lab (in vitro maturation) and then fertilize them.
What is IVF procedure?
In Vitro Fertilization is an assisted reproductive technology (ART) commonly referred to as IVF. IVF is the process of fertilization by extracting eggs, retrieving a sperm sample, and then manually combining an egg and sperm in a laboratory dish. The embryo(s) is then transferred to the uterus.