Egg Retrieval

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egg-retrieval The LIV Fertility team has developed a program that allows you to feel comfortable and confident during each step of your journey.

How long does the Egg Retrieval take?

Egg retrieval is a fairly rapid procedure. The length of the procedure depends on how many follicles are present. The approachability of the ovaries will also determine how long the procedure will take. If the The typical egg retrieval will take from 20-30 minutes.

STEP 1 | Preparing for the Egg Retrieval

When you arrive at the LIV Fertility Center, you will be educated on the procedure, taken to the recovery and observation area for further preparation. One of our nurses will put in an intravenous catheter (IV) and administer sedatives before the surgery. Additional sedatives and pain medication will be given as needed during the procedure.

We will closely monitor your pulse, blood pressure, and oxygen saturation during the procedure. A cleansing solution and speculum will be used to wash the labia and vagina to remove bacteria. Once the cleaning preparation, the retrieval takes place.

STEP 2 | Egg Retrieval Procedure

An egg retrieval is performed by placing a special needle into the ovarian follicle and removing the fluid that contains the egg. This is a relatively minor procedure and is performed by visualizing the follicles with a vaginal ultrasound probe. A needle is directed alongside the probe, through the vaginal wall, and into the ovary. Our expert embryologist will identify and count the eggs. To avoid any discomfort, strong, short acting intravenous sedation is provided.

The LIV Lifeline

At LIV, our fertility specialists are some of the most renowned experts in the field. Both inside and outside of the clinic — LIV gives you the confidence to explore and enjoy an intimate experience in Puerto Vallarta. We LIV to get you back to what you love — family. The LIV Fertility Center embodies its own term. It’s more than just the sum of its parts — expert fertility specialists, innovative facilities, revolutionary IVF procedures, intelligent management structure, and sophisticated comfort. It’s a Lifeline. LIV reimagines, refines and redefines each and every aspect of reproductive medicine.