Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer (GIFT)

How Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer works

The eggs, of a women are collected and mixed with the sperm from the man in a “petri dish”,which is then placed directly inside the fallopian tube, where the fertilisation can take place .it is the main process in gamete intrafallopian transfer .

Best for

It is for couples where the women, has at least one fallopian tube functioning,or the man has a low sperm count or the sperm is of poor motility;or couples who who have a moral or religious objection to IVF or who do have unexplained infertility.

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Success rate

Around 25 to 30% of these Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer cycles which will result in pregnancy,women who are healthier, and younger do have a higher success rate Pros: This procedure, allows fertilisation to occur in a natural environment.

Cons

There is no guarantee, that fertilisation has occurred, this procedure, is more complicated than IVF, as a laparoscope is used to insert the egg/sperm that is mixed into the tubes. If one or more eggs are used,there is considerably a higher risk-than-normal risk of a multiple birth.