The goal of IVF treatment is for patients to receive a positive pregnancy test. Since the menstrual cycle is a sign that a woman is not pregnant, it is understandable that most women feel panic if they experience any bleeding after IVF treatment, even if it is just light spotting. It is natural to assume that spotting means that IVF treatment has not been a success, or that any confirmed pregnancy is at risk.
Although it is normal to worry following IVF treatment, women can rest assured that spotting after IVF is common and may not be a sign of complications. According to data, up to 40 percent of IVF patients experience some spotting throughout the IVF process. While spotting can occur at virtually any time, it is most likely to occur after egg retrieval, after the embryo transfer, or during the two-week window when the patient is waiting to undergo a pregnancy test.
As long as spotting is light and is not accompanied by any other symptoms, there should be no reason for concern. Spotting can occur in any patient and is not an indicator the success or failure of IVF treatment. The best thing a woman can do if she experiences light spotting after IVF is to remain calm and patient, and continue to follow post-treatment care instructions.
About Iranian Surgery
Iranian surgery is an online medical tourism platform where you can find the best gynaecologists and obstetricians in Iran. The price of an Infertility treatment in Iran can vary according to each individual’s case and will be determined based on in-person assessment with the doctor.
For more information about the cost of IVF in Iran and to schedule an appointment in advance, you can contact Iranian Surgery consultants via WhatsApp number 0098 901 929 0946. This service is completely free.