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IVF journey x Stork Fertility Center


For couples struggling to conceive consider IVF aboard, Stork Fertility Center has iCroybank consultant team to support you on this journey. 

Upon Taiwan Artificial Reproduction Act, IVF couple need to submit marriage certificate.
Consultants could help access the applications of marriage certificate, medical treatment visa and guide you to prepare the concerning documents. 

Stork Fertility Center also applied individualized controlled ovarian stimulation (iCOS) to design the fittest protocol for every customer based on the individual ovarian function.
This kind of treatments are definitely higher flexible and friendly for couples aboard. 

Couples generally need to visit Taiwan three times at least, depending on their ovarian function and health condition to see if the multiple eggs retrievals is recommended.

The IVF journey outline at Stork as below

The First Visit Taiwan

Cycle Day 7 - 11, stay for only one day

  • Wife's Examination 
  1. Blood test of Autoimmune
  2. Basic evaluation 
  3. HSG (hysterosalpingogram)
  • Husband's Examination
  1. Semen Analysis
  2. If Husband was too busy to come back on the eggs retrieval surgery date, sperm freezing is recommended. 

  • Discuss your IVF treatment with the Doctor
  • Gain the personal IVF protocol and Bring the medication back home
  • Regarding paperwork 
----- To start ovarian stimulation on desired cycle day 2 or 3  ----

Upon the IVF protocol, you need to visit Taiwan by the second follow-up of follicle growth. Due to measurement system variation of ultrasound and blood testing, we encourage customers come back for subsequent follicle growth monitoring.

The 2nd Visit Taiwan

Cycle Day 7 - 9, stay for 5-7 days
  • Follicle growth monitoring 

  • Eggs retrieval surgery
  • Hysteroscopy and cervical culture examinations
  • Eggs freezing (for Eggs Collection)
 

  • Insemination and Blastocyst culture (For Embryos Collection) 

 

  • Discuss the next step of IVF treatment with the Doctor
  • Bring the transfer medication package back home
****  To start taking medication on desired transfer cycle day 4 or 5, 
        follow endometrial lining on cycle day 12 to 15 ****

The 3rd Visit Taiwan

Cycle Day 18 - 23, stay for 5-7 days
  • Blastocyst transfer






With Consultant's support, you could know the hospital fee clearly to plan the budget accordingly. Consultants could answer question of medical information, give general advice and emotional support at every stage of your journey, and accompany you from your initial inquiry right up to your pregnancy test.

Get in touch with your personal consultant to design your IVF journey. You can speak to us in absolute confidence and with no obligation. 






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It's so hard to cope with a miscarriage. Whatever circumstances, pregnancy loss could be devastating. She pushed herself to turn the grieve into power to go through the recurrent miscarriage.
At age 25, she was just graduated from college; At 30, she had a stable job and bright career path; At 35, most of the women have their own families and children. She was 36 then and eager to be a mother. Unfortunately, due to premature ovarian failure, it's hard to be pregnant with her own eggs. She did a lot of research and brought all the reports to Stork Fertility Center. After the first consultation, she registered for the oocytes bank ( Oocytes Bank Registration). It took only 3 months to complete the matching process. There were 19 mature eggs available from the anonymous donor. Finally, she got 10 embryos.


We arranged varieties of comprehensive examinations for her before embryo transfer: the immune system is normal; both ovarian tubes are patent ; the polyp in uterus was also removed. In May,2016, she had her first embryo transfer. The double lines of beta-HCG test appeared obviously. But she had bleeding suddenly, it cannot help even she had the medication for stabilization. The double lines faded away.
After one month, she was ready for another try. But one more problem came to her, the thinner endometrial thickness. The alert of menopause was alarming. It's lucky that we can simulate her menstrual cycle by using hormone replacement treatment (HRT). With good embryos and suitable endometrial thickness, everything was ready.
She was confirmed pregnant again. Because of the previous experience, she took good care of herself and kept taking progesterone according to doctor's order. In week 21, she had a large amount of bleeding, and back to the hospital. Premature amniotic fluid rupture occurred. It's so hard that her twins were gone

There are many reasons for recurrent miscarriage, such as the abnormality of uterus/cervix, immune system disorders, or embryo chromosome anomalies... etc. After the last miscarriage, she went through all the examinations again. We found polyps, cyst , and endometrial lining problems this time. After treatments, she had her third embryo transfer in July,2017. In the operation room, she talked to our embryologist that she had miscarriage twice, but she was not defeated. She told everyone that she would have her baby soon.
It's not easy for an embryo to implant. There are many factors that may affect the pregnancy, such as uterus, implantation timing, and maternal status.


This time, she was pregnant! Our doctor knew we need to give her extra care and attention due to the history of recurrent miscarriage. The whole pregnancy journey was not easy. Up until week 35, the twin babies were born!
The journey of trying to be pregnant is not easy. Nobody knows who created those difficulties and where the terminal is. Abnormal ovulation, premature ovarian failure, abnormal chromosomes of embryo, short period of implantation window, all these are the difficulties that she needed to overcome. But recurrent miscarriage is the most difficult thing for her to suffer. Fortunately, she can face everything optimistically and bravely. And she finally fulfill her wish - to be a mother. A mother of twins! 

Her clinical outcomes showed as below.






  







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