IVF Treatment in India: How much does it cost?

May 13, 2022
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When couples dream of starting a family, the single line appearing on the home pregnancy test over and over again might be very disheartening. However, it can also be indicative of another thing; infertility. Although many people face infertility, the matter is somewhat of a taboo, so not many people speak about it. However, with the advancement in medical technologies in the 21st century, infertility is no longer an issue and does not stop aspiring couples from becoming proud parents. The solution? In- Vitro Fertilization (IVF).

What is IVF?

IVF stands for in-vitro fertilization. It is a kind of assisted reproductive technology that essentially works through a combination of medicines and treatments leading to the fusion of an egg with sperm outside the body and placement of the fertilized egg into the uterus. The implanting of any of the embryos in the lining of the uterus leads to pregnancy.

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Why do people opt for IVF?

IVF has a number of benefits to its name, which led to its huge popularity.

  • IVF allows everybody to have a baby, be it single parents or couples facing issues of infertility
  • IVF is the first of its kind as it openly addresses the issue of infertility, which was previously taboo
  • IVF is a proven method to increase your chances of conception
  • IVF gives you the opportunity to have a baby whenever you are ready. Is your body clock ticking? Not a problem anymore!
  • IVF was also the first assisted reproductive technology that took into account and provided solutions for issues of infertility in men as well

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Cost of IVF treatment in India

IVF is a fairly new procedure in India, only 42 years old. With all the infrastructure and technology required for IVF treatments, it is not the cheapest procedure but is one of the most effective methods of assisted reproduction out there.

No two IVF experiences are the same. So, the cost for every person can vary, depending on their specific needs and requirements. However, the cost can be broadly put under some bracketed range. The minimum cost of getting an IVF treatment in India is about 70,000 Indian Rupees.

the success rate for a single cycle of IVF treatment is about 50-72%,depending on specific patient characteristics. Therefore, several cycles of IVF treatment can be required for the successful implantation of the fertilized embryo in the uterus. On average, each IVF cycle costs approximately 70,000 to 1,25,000 INR.

The cost of IVF treatment also varies from hospital to hospital. Some of the top-level hospitals in India, such as Cloudnine Hospitals have experienced doctors/embryologists and use the best technology/ infrastructure available in the market to provide for the most successful and hassle-free procedures for IVF treatment. Including the cost for medication, consultation, and the actual procedure, these hospitals charge approximately 1.25 to 3 lakh INR for every cycle of IVF treatment.

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IVF is currently the most sought after method for assisted reproduction technology, owing to its easy availability and impressive success rate. It is also one of the most hassle-free methods if you opt for the right hospital. Proper infrastructure, technology, and a faculty that cares can make your IVF treatment an easy one, giving you the gift of parenthood.