What are my chances of getting pregnant with this type of infertility treatment?

July 7, 2018

Being diagnosed with infertility is just the starting of a very long journey to being able to conceive and become parents. After the diagnosis comes the later steps of knowing and researching all the available options of fertility treatments and then choosing the best one based on your case.

For couples suffering from infertility, many questions happen to daunt them. One of them is “What are the chances of getting pregnant with a particular type of infertility?” This is probably the first question that comes to your mind when you are zeroing down on one option of treating your infertility.

Though a common question, the answer for this varies on a number of factors. From age to weight, family history, sexual habits and even your physical health, all of these factors determine the success of an infertility treatment will give in a particular case.

Fertility Drugs

These are drugs prescribed by your physician to boost egg production and make you more receptive to embryo implantation. They may be taken in form of pills or injected in the body. For women who ovulate regularly or whose partners have poor sperm quality, this is the best for them. For women who take pills, the success rates are 40 to 45 per cent. For shots, the success rates are 50 per cent.


In this method, a specially prepared sperm is inserted directly into the uterus. This is best for cases in which the male sperm mobility or quality is low. Depending on a woman’s age and male sperm quality, there is a general 15 to 20 per cent chance of conception per cycle. After 6 cycles the success rate goes to 65 per cent.


In this, the eggs from the mother are extracted and fertilized with the male sperm. Once the embryo is formed, one or two from them are implanted in the uterus whereas the others are stored. IVF is best for women older in age or severely damaged fallopian tube. Though its success rate varies by the age of the parents, women under 35 years of age have a success rate of 41 per cent whereas women in their early 40s have a success rate of 23 per cent.

These are some of the famous treatments for infertility and their success rates. Irrespective of the data, the best person to suggest or advise you on which treatment to go for is your doctor. With Apollo Fertility, you are sure to put your trust in the best doctors in the country. Our specialists will help you realize your dream of becoming parents.

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