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.

Patient’s guide to in vitro fertilization

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

Please read through the following resources to better understand the IVF process and prepare for your IVF treatment at the UI Center for Advanced Reproductive Care.

Interested in pursuing IVF?

If you are considering it, please complete an online questionnaire. We will review your information and call you to set up an appointment.

For financial questions about IVF, please email

If you prefer to have the questionnaire mailed to you, please call the IVF clinic at 319-356-8483.

Last reviewed: 
July 2017

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