Nuts and Bolts of IVF


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By Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
IVF is a process that involves creating an embryo in a lab. To help explain the process of creating those embryos, I'm joined today by embryologist, Salu Ribeiro. We're are talking about what happens in the lab, after eggs have been retrieved, what makes a "golden egg," and how fertilization works. We'll explain some of the terms you may hear when you're doing IVF: ICSI (which is Intracytoplasmic sperm injection) and PICSI (which is physiological ICSI, where sperm are first chosen for ICSI). And, we talk about how embryos grow, and what an embryologist looks for in eggs, sperm, and embryos. I love talking to Salu about embryos, and this conversation is a lot of fun! Do you have questions about IVF, and what to expect? Join The IVF Class (where you can ask Dr. Aimee questions, live, on the class call.) Read the full show notes on Dr. Aimee's website Subscribe to my YouTube channel for more fertility tips! Subscribe to the newsletter to get updates Dr. Aimee Eyvazzadeh is one of America’s most well known fertility doctors. Her success rate at baby-making is what gives future parents hope when all hope is lost. She pioneered the TUSHY Method and BALLS Method to decrease your time to pregnancy. Learn more about the TUSHY Method and find a wealth of fertility resources at

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