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Five Factors That Affect IVF Costs By on May 14, 2019

Tests tubes being cryopreservedIn vitro fertilization, or IVF, is one of the most effective fertility treatments. This treatment supports various phases of the conception process to increase your chances of getting pregnant.

The cost of IVF is an important consideration for potential patients. In this blog post, the team at Los Angeles Reproductive Center discusses the five factors that affect IVF costs. To find out if this treatment is right for you, schedule an appointment at one of our offices in Los Angeles, Thousand Oaks, or Encino, CA.

1. The Full IVF Cycle

The IVF cycle will involve the ovulation induction, egg retrieval, and embryo transfer. In addition, the cost of the cycle should include all pre- and post-procedure blood tests and ultrasounds.

Across the country, an IVF cycle typically costs somewhere between $12,000 and $15,000. Patients can schedule a consultation at our practice to find out how much their IVF cycle may cost.

2. Medications

Fertility medications are used to stimulate the ovaries to produce multiple eggs, trigger ovulation, and support the lining of the uterus. The dosage and amount of time that the medications are taken depends on different factors, including the women’s age and her own response to the fertility medications.

In general, most IVF patients can expect to pay somewhere between $3,000 and $5,000 for IVF medications.

3. Additional Fertility Services

Some patients choose to add additional services to their IVF treatment plan. These may include:

  • ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection): In this technique, a single sperm is injected into the egg to improve the chances of fertilization. ICSI may be recommended to patients in which male factor infertility is a problem, or for couples that have undergone failed IVF cycles.
  • (PGS) Preimplantation genetic screening: This test screens potential embryos for various diseases, genetic disorders, and chromosomal abnormalities. This service may be right for patients with a family history of genetic diseases.
  • Gender selection: We can perform PGS to determine the sex of the embryos.
  • The use of an egg donor: Our doctors can help you select the right egg donor for your IVF procedure.
  • Surrogacy: We can help couples find the right gestational surrogate.

All of these services would add additional fees to the IVF treatment plan.

4. Embryo Storage Fees

Some patients have additional embryos that can be cryopreserved after IVF treatment. This involves storage fees to keep the embryos viable. Prior to undergoing your IVF cycle, we will have you review and sign paperwork regarding the storage and future use of any embryos.

5. Future Frozen Embryo Transfer

If you have frozen embryos, you may wish to undergo another embryo transfer procedure. This is an option if IVF did not work the first time, or if you wish to add to your family. A future embryo transfer procedure is not as expensive as a full IVF cycle, but it will be an additional cost.

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To find learn more about IVF costs, as well as pricing for additional fertility services, we invite you to schedule an appointment at one of our Los Angeles area offices. Contact us online today or call us at (818) 946-8051.

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