Q&A: Is the IVF procedure the same for a lesbian female as it is for a male and female?

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I Am A Lesbian Woman And I Would Like Too Know Is The IVF Procedure The Same For A Lesbian Female As It Is For A Male And Female

- Tomora


Christopher D Williams, MD - LocateADoc.com


Thank you for your email inquiry.  The only difference in IVF with same sex couples is that the female couples would need to order sperm through a cryobank and have shipped to our lab for the fertilization of the eggs to occur.  An IVF cycle with ICSI is $10350, plus the cost of medications which usually ranges between $2500-$4500 per cycle.  You would pay the cryobank for the sperm and that usually ranges between $350-$750 depending on how many vials, characteristics, etc.

Hope this helps and please let me know if you have any further questions.

--Christopher D Williams, MD
Charlottesville, VA

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