Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago ivf

Photos of normal 4-cell human IVF embryos on day 2 of development


Human embryos are usually at the 4 cell stage at some point on day 2

4 cell in vitro fertilization embryo
High quality 4 cell embryo from IVF
Upper cell in middle is out of plane of focus
Zona pellucida (shell) visible as halo (not in focus)
Numerous sperm are visible attached to the outside of the zona (they lost the race)
Embryo transfer resulted in pregnancy

High quality day 2 embryo
Another very good 4-cell embryo (different patient)
Cumulus cells from the ovary are seen at 6 to 8 o'clock
Embryo transfer resulted in pregnancy

Embryo quality and grading
Granular 4 cell embryo
Embryo images
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4920 N. Central Ave
Suite 2C

Chicago, IL 60630

Phone: (773) 794-1818
Fax: (773) 794-1819

30 Tower Court
Suite F
Gurnee, IL 60031

Phone: (847) 662-1818
Fax: (847) 662-3001

820 E. Terra Cotta Ave (Rte 176)
Suite 118
Crystal Lake, IL 60014

Phone: (815) 356-1818
Fax: (815) 356-1866