What does IVF stand for?

In Vitro Fertilization

A health acronym that refers to the fertilization process when an egg is fertilized by sperm outside of the body; involves the removal of a woman's ovaries and letting sperm fertilize them in a laboratory; the egg is cultured for 2 to 6 days and then implanted into a woman's uterus, with the intention of producing a pregnancy.


There are tons of ways for you to still have a baby, IVF is a great option!

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Updated January 7, 2015

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