Is it possible to undergo IVF if I have a uterus, but no ovaries?

Hello, I had ovarian cysts when I was 18 years old and got them removed. Both of my ovaries were removed as well, but I still have my uterus. Can I do in vitro fertilization? I am 42 years old now.

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Answered by Fertility Center & Applied Genetics of Florida

Yes, it is possible to do in vitro fertilization if your ovaries were removed. The IVF process does not require fallopian tubes or ovaries. However, the treatment that you should look into is IVF with an anonymous egg donor. Many IVF centers provide this service. Some use outside agencies to find the egg donors, while others have their own egg donor data bank. The purpose of an in-house egg donor data bank is to try to reduce the expense. It is also helpful because the donors have been screened by a physician. Best wishes.

Published on Jun 25, 2013

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Answered by Fertility Center & Applied Genetics of Florida

Yes, it is possible to do in vitro fertilization if your ovaries were removed. The IVF process does not require fallopian tubes or ovaries. However, the treatment that you should look into is IVF with an anonymous egg donor. Many IVF centers provide this service. Some use outside agencies to find the egg donors, while others have their own egg donor data bank. The purpose of an in-house egg donor data bank is to try to reduce the expense. It is also helpful because the donors have been screened by a physician. Best wishes.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Answered by IVF LA Reproductive Associates

You can do an in vitro fertilization cycle using a donor's eggs, your partner's sperm and transferring the embryo to your uterus. This would enable you to experience the pregnancy and deliver the child. However, the genetic makeup of the baby will come from both the donor and your partner.

Published on Jun 24, 2013

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Answered by IVF LA Reproductive Associates

You can do an in vitro fertilization cycle using a donor's eggs, your partner's sperm and transferring the embryo to your uterus. This would enable you to experience the pregnancy and deliver the child. However, the genetic makeup of the baby will come from both the donor and your partner.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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