Types Of Fertility Treatments Done In Singapore

Fertility Treatments

Fertility treatments are done for those individuals who are infertile. A fertility treatment means any form of treatment or medical process with its aim to increase the likelihood for a person, especially a woman so can conceive a child or in simple words help the woman to get pregnant. The first non-surgical treatment for infertility was developed in late 1850 when the artificial insemination process later came to be known as ART or assisted reproductive technologies was successful. The first IVF or In Vitro Fertilization treatment was established after the clinical tests were successful in 1965 and were conducted by Dr. Jones and Dr. Edward from England as the first non-surgical process of treating infertility in women. In this article, the readers and the viewers will learn about the different types of fertility treatment in singapore and the charges behind these surgical or non-surgical operations.

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What causes infertility in women?

  • Ovulation problem- the most common and one of the main reasons to make a woman infertile. This health issue remains unnoticed by the individual until she is ready to conceive, as they don’t show any symptoms. When your ovaries don’t release a single egg during the menstrual cycle every month leads to ovulation problems. Some health problems that lead to ovulation problems such as- PCOS caused due to irregular periods etc. thyroid problems that reduce the ovulation process, and ovarian failure prematurely occurs before you hit menopause, which is 40 years of age.
  • Scarring from pelvic surgery– any surgery that is in or around the part of the uterus in a woman causes infertility. Pelvic surgery will damage the fallopian tubes that send the ovaries to the womb and cervical surgery will narrow down the shape of the womb’s entrance.

Men to get infertile. The reasons are-

  • Less sperm count in males- Seen in 40% of infertility cases. This causes due to workload, stress, cholesterol, diabetes, junk food, smoking, taking drugs, etc.
  • A block appears inside the man’s genital where the sperm gets blocked to get transferred to the egg for the fertilization process.

Infertility treatments in Singapore are available only for females and they are-

  1. Controlled ovarian hyperstimulation (COH)- under this fertility treatment you are given medicines so that you can ovulate. Costs S$ 624.89
  2. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)- under this treatment, the fertilization process is removing matured eggs from the ovaries and inserting them into the sperm. This process takes place through the help of technology to create an embryo which is then implanted into the female uterus. Costs S$ 13000 to S$ 15000
  3. Intracytoplasmic sperm injection- this treatment fertilization process has about a 60% to 70% possibility rate. Costs S$ 10000 to S$ 15000.

To conclude, the above-mentioned article illustrates infertility treatment in Singapore.