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Guide to ART - Assisted Reproductive Technology

ART: A Step-by Step Guide

Every cycle of ART involves multiple steps, and each occurs at a specific time during an approximately six-week period. The procedure begins around the time of ovulation in the month preceding the ART cycle. We present an approximate timetable and overview below. There are different treatment regimens available for ovarian stimulation. Your physician will individualize your treatment regimen based upon your age, medical history and what in their personal experience they believe will maximize your chances of success. The following are some of the protocols and medications you may use during your ART stimulation.

Cycle Preceding ART Cycle