In vitro fertilization (IVF)

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a form of assisted reproductive technology (ART) used to help a woman become pregnant by joining a woman’s egg and a man’s sperm outside of the body using medical techniques.

At UI Health Care a team of professionals are dedicated to providing excellent assisted reproductive services. The In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) Team welcomes you to our program. We hope your experience will be fulfilling.

Patient’s guide to in vitro fertilization

Our health care professionals are dedicated to helping patients experiencing infertility.

These resources will give you an overview of services to help you in decision-making and guide you through the treatment process at the UI Center for Advanced Reproductive Care.

Services offered are:

  • Evaluation of the infertile patient 
  • Reversal of tubal sterilization 
  • Operative laparoscopy and hysteroscopy 
  • Ovulation induction 
  • Intrauterine insemination (IUI) 
  • IUI with Donor Sperm
  • In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and embryo transfer
  • Assisted fertilization using intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
  • Sperm retrieval 
  • Embryo freezing (cryopreservation)
  • Preimplantation genetic screening and diagnosis *
  • Anonymous and known egg (oocyte) donation/recipient *
  • Anonymous and known embryo donation/recipient *
  • Intended parent/gestational carrier services *
  • Fertility preservation
  • Counseling services  

* More information about these services will be given upon request.

Interested in pursuing IVF?


If you’re interested in scheduling an IVF consultation, please call the IVF clinic at 1-319-356-8483. If you are needing a gestational carrier, donor embryos, donor eggs, or donor sperm, please complete an online questionnaire. We will review your information and call you to set up an appointment.

Last reviewed: 
November 2021

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