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In Vitro Fertilization: How it works. #IVF is the fertilization process that requires the removal of some eggs from your ovaries and later to be mixed with sperm in a laboratory dish. Fertilization actually takes place in this particular laboratory dish ("in vitro" is the Latin expression of "in glass"). The first "test-tube" baby, following #IVF_procedure, was born in 1978 and thousands of babies followed.

Is IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) For You - A few helpful tips to think about when you are ready to take the next step in Fertility Treatments.


Both intrauterine insemination (IUI) and in vitro fertilization (IVF) are fertility procedures. However, they're totally different. Learn more!