Using a combination of oral and low dose injectable medications, the goal of a minimal stimulation cycle is to retrieve a few – high quality – eggs and reduce the risk of ovary hyperstimulation caused by high dose injectable medications.
Like a standard IVF, minimal stimulation IVF treatments require:
- Oral and injectable medications,
- Cycle monitoring on a frequent basis,
- Egg retrieval conducted in an outpatient surgical procedure,
- Egg fertilization and embryo development in an IVF laboratory, and
- Embryo transfer into the uterus.
Benefits of Minimal Stimulation IVF
Minimal stimulation IVF procedure is less expensive than a normal IVF treatment because there are less medication costs incurred for the patient. Hyperstimulation of the ovaries is the main reason that minimal stimulation IVF is recommended.
However, less eggs will likely be produced and retrieved through the minimal stimulation IVF procedure.
Minimal Stimulation IVF Treatment Provider
Kofinas Fertility Institute – founded by pioneering doctor Dr. George Kofinas in 1987 – offers minimal stimulation IVF treatments for those who are concerned about high dose injectable medications.
Kofinas Fertility Institute is dedicated to providing compassionate care and state of the art fertility treatment services to those women seeking to become pregnant through minimal stimulation IVF.