IVF Treatment in Kenya- A ray of hope for Infertility People
IVF Treatment in Kenya is a blessing for Kenyans who are unable to conceive naturally after having the unprotected intercourse for more than 12 months. The positive outcome is reported from the IVF clinics in Kenya that the IVF in Kenya procedures appears to be the driving force behind this huge interest in assisted reproduction. Couples are eagerly waiting for their turn to consult the doctor to get a solution for their infertility issues.
IVF Procedure in Kenya
IVF in Kenya is a procedure in which fertilization takes place outside the body to assist couples with conditions that lead to barrenness. With this procedure, some of the women gave birth to twins while a few of them gave birth to triplets and if in case you are unable to achieve a successful pregnancy in one IVF cycle then you can repeat your IVF cycle by paying half of the cost of the IVF package. Many women have undergone more than two IVF cycles to achieve their goal of having their own baby.
Last year more than 500 babies were born through IVF procedure in Kenya and every year number of babies born through IVF procedure is increasing rapidly.
According to fertility experts, artificial insemination will be performed between eight and twelve of such procedures. The fertility expert can transfer one or two embryos into a women womb to avoid the defect of multiple pregnancies which can cause genetic disorder to the baby or can lead to death.
Embryo transfer is the last step of the IVF procedure which involves the placement of the embryo into a women uterus in order to achieve a successful pregnancy.
Artificial Insemination is mainly performed when the male member is dealing with sub-fertility problems such as weak sperms which die before fertilizing the egg or a low sperm count.
Causes of Infertility
Following are the factors due to which infertility occurs:
• Age: If women age is over 40 years then her ovarian reserve start falling
• Body weight: should not be over or under weight as both affect the chances of successful pregnancy
• Issues with sperm: not present in semen or blocked
• Issues with the reproductive organs
• Sexually transmitted disease
• Consumption of drugs, alcohol etc.
• Genetic disorders
• Hormonal imbalances
• Birth defects
Solution to protect infertility
By following the few steps you can protect your infertility problems. Here are the steps to follow:
• Avoid alcohol and drugs
• Quit smoking
• Exercise regularly
• Eat healthy diet and in small amount
The success rate of IVF in Kenya for take home baby is around 70 to 80% which is quite high as compared with the success rate of other developed countries. People from the UK, US, Germany, France, Canada, Uganda etc. come to Kenya for their infertility treatment because the cost of the IVF in Kenya is less and the success rate is high.
In Kenya, one single cycle of IVF cost is USD 5000 by using your own eggs and sperm and if you use donated eggs and sperms than the cost of IVF is USD 6000 which is comparatively very less when it compared with the IVF cost of the other developed countries like the US and the UK where the IVF cost starts from USD 25000.