Ovulation Induction – Where Biology Fails And Science Succeeds
What Is Ovulation Induction?
When female patients cannot ovulate naturally it may become necessary to assist ovulation by putting her on certain medical regimens. This is called ovulation Induction.
When Is Ovulation Induction Necessary?
Ovulation Induction is necessary when women are facing the problem of not being able to produce eggs in their own ovaries.
What Are The Causes Of Ovulation Inability In Women?
The most common cause are:
Certain tests are necessary to establish the cause of ovulation failure in women, for example ultrasound scan of the ovaries, blood tests etc.
What Kind Of A Regimen Is Necessary For Ovulation Induction?
Follicles are monitored by ultrasound scans. As soon as the Follicles reach the suitable size natural intercourse or IUI is suggested depending on the physiologies of the couple.
What Are The Success Rates?
The individual response to the drug regimens varies from patient to patient. Therefore an accurate prediction of success rates cannot be given. It might take up to 6 cycles for the results to be clear.
Are There Any Risks To Ovulation Induction?
There may be since side effect of the Follicle stimulating drug Regimen. Up to 10 percent pregnancies may result in twins. There is a one percent chance of having triplets too.
Expert advice by Dr. Nandita Palshetkar