Are There Side Effects Associated With IVF?

There are some potential side effects associated with in vitro fertilization.

Fertility medications can cause mood swings, headaches, hot flashes, abdominal pain, and bloating.  In very rare cases, an uncommon side effect of fertility medications may be ovarian hyper-stimulation syndrome (OHSS)

Potential side effects after IVF treatment may include:

  • Passing a tiny small amount of clear or blood colored fluid after the procedure
  • Mild bloating
  • Mild cramping
  • Breast tenderness
  • Constipation

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