Men might be able to make children throughout their lifetime, but there might be new evidence that there is a new method for making eggs for women which could change when women decide to become mothers.
Conventional wisdom says that if a couple isn't able to get pregnant within twelve months of trying to conceive, they might need professional fertility help.
This process is about half as expensive as IVF and requires up to a third less time to complete. The entire GIFT procedure takes about 40-60 minutes, and it carries slightly higher success rates than IVF, yielding a pregnancy rate of about 35%, but it also carries the same risks and stresses as IVF.
Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) is a blanket term used to cover in vitro fertilization (IVF) and other procedures designed to produce pregnancy if other methods have been unsuccessful. Learn about IVF -- from ovary stimulation to embryo replacement and procedures such as ICSI and GIFT.