Factors Affecting IVF Success
There are many factors affecting IVF success. Your ability to conceive with in vitro fertilization (IVF) can be impacted by age, types of fertility problems you are experiencing, lifestyle choices, and more. At Los Angeles Reproduction Center, Dr. Nurit Winkler and Dr. Marc Kalan approach every IVF patient with an individualized treatment plan, set appropriate expectations during the preparation process, provide you with thorough education through open communication, and operate at the highest standards to maximize your chances of a successful outcome. Our offices are conveniently located in Bakersfield, Encino, Thousand Oaks and Los Angeles, CA.
Younger women have a higher chance of becoming pregnant than older women. According to statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 12 percent of women between 18 and 44 experience difficulty becoming pregnant or carrying a pregnancy to term. Approximately one-third of couples in which the woman is over 35 experience fertility issues.
If you have been pregnant in the past, you have a good chance of becoming pregnant with IVF. However, women who have not previously conceived also may have an excellent chance of conception with fertility treatments.
We will always work with you to choose the best course of treatment for your needs so you can optimize your chances for a healthy pregnancy.
Type of Fertility Issue You Experience
There are many different types of fertility issues. Some of the issues vest rerated by IVF are: tubal factor, sperm (male) factor, diminished ovarian reserve, and unexplained infertility.
Both smoking and obesity can affect your chances of IVF success. Smoking can decrease sperm count and cause erectile dysfunction, while carrying extra weight can strain your overall health. Underweight women may also experience difficulty becoming pregnant through IVF, so it is important to maintain a healthy weight.
Use of Donor Eggs
Using donated eggs from a younger woman can increase the probability of IVF success. At Los Angeles Reproductive Center, 80 percent of patients who use donor eggs experience pregnancy. This method can be especially effective if you are over 35.
Your Choice of Fertility Clinic
Choosing a clinic with advanced training and experience can improve your chances of successful IVF treatment. At Los Angeles Reproductive Center, we use the latest technology and techniques to produce high birth rates while still providing a caring and supportive environment.
Why Choose Us?
At our clinic, we emphasize individualized care, education, and open communication. We experience 80 percent pregnancy rates or better with some of our treatments. Though we cannot guarantee the same level of success for every patient, we will always work with you to choose the best course of treatment for your needs so you can optimize your chances for a healthy pregnancy. We are on your team throughout your IVF treatment, working to minimize your stress and provide the support you need.
If you are interested in learning more about in vitro fertilization and what factors can affect successful treatment, contact our office online. You can also call (818) 946-8051 to schedule an appointment today.
Drs. Nurit Winkler and Marc Kalan of Los Angeles Reproductive Center are a unique fertility clinic focused on treating patients like family and built upon the principles of communication, compassion, warmth, openness, and service that accompanies an exceptional pregnancy rate. Contact us today to schedule an appointment.