Ludhiana: The prolonged wait of a couple to become parents fulfilled finally after 20 years of their marriage when they were blessed with a baby girl. The husband (50) and wife (40) belonged to Mussoorie and even after 20 years of their marriage they were unable to produce a baby.After several treatments at various hospitals they decided to go for IVF treatment and visited Dr Rama Sofat Hospital and Dr Ruchika IVF Centre for Treatment. The couple underwent IVF and conceived in the first attempt .The couple delivered a healthy daughter on the August 12.
Elated father who is electrician by profession said, “I am thankful to God that he blessed me with a daughter and fulfilled my long pending desire.”Dr Ruchika Sofat from Dr Rama Sofat Hospital and Dr Ruchika IVF Centre informed that both mother and baby are healthy and are recovering well. While describing about the procedure she said IVF procedure consists of artificially producing eggs in a lady’ ovary and later removing them under ultrasound guidance followed by which male partne’ sperms are later used to fertilise these eggs in CO2 incubators under sterile conditions.
She told that these incubators produce an artificial environment similar to a lady’ womb. Once embryos are formed they are transferred into the woman’s uterus resulting in a pregnancy, she added.
History of IVF treatment
The first baby to be conceived through IVF was born in1978 by IVF by end of 2012 some 5 million babies have been born through this procedure. IVF has brought smiles on many faces of those couples who were unable to produce baby for many years.
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