Assisted hatching is an additional technique used in assisted reproduction which can improve pregnancy rates in certain cases.
Even if an IVF cycle is conducted according to the best clinical practices, it could still fail to result in a pregnancy. The main reasons for
This manipulation may facilitate the process of embryo hatching from the zona pellucida, thus enabling embryo implantation and pregnancy.
Assisted hatching is recommended for patients who:
✓ Have experienced repeated IVF/ICSI failures (at least 3)
✓ Are undergoing an IVF/ICSI cycle with frozen embryos