IVF Process

The IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) process typically involves several steps, including the following:

Initial Consultation and Evaluation:

The process starts with an initial consultation with our Fertility Specialist (reproductive endocrinologist) Dr. K D Nayar. Meanwhile this consultation, the IVF Specialist, Dr. K D Nayar will review your medical history, conduct a physical examination, and may order some tests to evaluate your fertility potential. These tests may include blood work, hormonal evaluations, and imaging studies.

Ovarian Stimulation:

In this step, the woman’s ovaries are stimulated to produce multiple mature eggs. This involves taking fertility medications, usually in the form of daily injections. To promote the growth and development of multiple follicles (fluid-filled sacs that contain eggs). The progress is monitored through regular ultrasound scans and hormone level assessments.

Egg Retrieval:

Once the follicles have reached the appropriate size, an egg retrieval procedure is scheduled. It is usually performed under sedation or anesthesia. A needle is guided into the ovaries using ultrasound imaging, and the eggs are aspirated from the follicles. The procedure takes about 20-30 minutes.

Sperm Collection:

On the day of the egg retrieval, the male partner provides a semen sample, which is collected through masturbation. If needed, frozen or donor sperm can also be used.


The accumulated eggs are immediately examined under a microscope in Best IVF Centre Laboratory, and the mature and healthy eggs are selected for fertilization. There are two common methods of fertilization:

Conventional IVF:

The eggs and sperm are placed together in a petri dish, allowing fertilization to occur naturally.

Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI):

This technique involves injecting a single sperm directly into each mature egg using a microneedle. ICSI is usually used when there are male-factor fertility issues or previous fertilization difficulties.

Embryo Development:

Next fertilization, the embryos are cultured in an Best IVF Centre laboratory for a few days. Our Sr. Embryologist, Dr. Gaurav Kant monitor their development and assesses their quality. The embryos may be evaluated based on factors such as cell division rate, shape, and genetic testing if required.

Embryo Transfer:

Therefore the further step is the transfer of one or more embryos into the woman’s uterus. The transfer is usually performed using a thin catheter that is inserted through the cervix into the uterus. The number of embryos transferred depends on various factors, including the woman’s age, embryo quality, and the couple’s preferences.

Embryo Freezing (Cryopreservation):

If there are additional viable embryos after the transfer then they can be frozen and stored for future use through a process called cryopreservation.

Pregnancy Test:

About two weeks after the embryo transfer, a blood test or urine test is conducted to determine if the IVF cycle was successful and pregnancy has been achieved.

It’s important to note that the specific steps and protocols may vary depending on individual circumstances and the practices of the best IVF Centre in Delhi, Akansha IVF Centre. The entire IVF process consequently can take several weeks, and multiple cycles may be needed to achieve a successful pregnancy. Regular communication with our reliable staff and fertility specialist Dr. K D NAyar and their guidance throughout the process is crucial.