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  • A few days ago SART (Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies) released its 2009 IVF Success Rate Report
  • This report comes out annually and provides clinic specific in vitro fertilization success rates for all SART member clinics in the US
  • The report includes a national summary which shows national averages for IVF success rates broken down by
IVF Clinic Success Rates, SART IVF Success Rate Report
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Cherry Picking?

I see a lot of couples that fail IVF at other in vitro fertilization programs and then come to us for their 3rd or 4th or 5th IVF attempt. They seek an IVF clinic that can give them a better outcome. Recently I’ve been hearing a similar story from couples that have failed at certain

CDC Report on Fertility Clinic IVF Success Rates, IVF Clinic Success Rates, SART IVF Success Rate Report

Single embryo transfer is an up-and-coming more commonly utilized procedure in the field of in vitro fertilization in recent years. There has been a push for several years to reduce the number of multiple pregnancies by reducing the number of embryos transferred with IVF. However, the push to do elective single embryo transfer is opposed

IVF Cost, Number of IVF Embryos to Transfer, Single Embryo Transfer

There are some in vitro fertilization clinics in the US that market aggressively for mini-IVF or micro IVF (also called mild or minimal stimulation in vitro fertilization). Some claims regarding the benefits of mini-IVF are exaggerated or completely untrue. This post clarifies some issues regarding standard vs. mini IVF.

Mild IVF (or micro, or mini IVF) seems to be slowly

IVF Clinic Success Rates, IVF Cost, Micro IVF, Mild IVF, Mini IVF, Minimal Stimulation IVF

In the United States it is very easy to investigate IVF success rates for all in vitro fertilization clinics

There are two websites that report IVF success rates annually to the public:

  • CDC website (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
    • CDC is a US government agency
  • SART website (Society
IVF Clinic Success Rates, SART IVF Success Rate Report

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Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago

Richard Sherbahn, MD is a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility specialist.

Dr. Sherbahn founded the Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago in 1997.

He will post regularly about fertility issues.

Dr. Richard Sherbahn
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