How Much Does IVF Cost?

By Mombloglife

Before you decide to invest in assisted reproductive technology (ART), it’s important to understand the factors that can contribute to IVF costs before deciding which path to take.  

IVF, short for in vitro fertilization, is the process of fertilizing (joining) a woman’s egg with male sperm in vitro (outside of the body).  

What Is IVF?

Medical professionals, mainly reproductive endocrinologists, perform IVF. Reproductive endocrinologists are doctors specifically trained in reproductive medicine and fertility.  

Who Performs IVF?

While some countries require that health insurance covers invitro fertilization, the United States does not.  

Is IVF Covered by Insurance?

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine states that the average price of IVF per cycle is $12,400. However, some studies reflect that IVF cost ranges from $20,000-$25,000 per cycle.  

How Much Does IVF Cost?

How Many Cycles of IVF To Get Pregnant?

The number of cycles for IVF to succeed varies from person to person. In one study on live birth rates, it took an average of 6 rounds of IVF to conceive, with 65.3% of the women successfully giving birth by the sixth cycle of IVF. 

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Depending on your situation and which fertility center you go to, there are many ways to navigate IVF costs.