The miracle of life is a beautiful one. There is very little that compares to the moment that a new being comes into this world, joining a family that has waited with anticipation and open arms. However for some people, conceiving and carrying to term to deliver a healthy baby is difficult, which makes the process very painful.
In the past, these individuals would have been resigned to a fate of being childless, or perhaps would find joy in providing a home and family to a child without those precious things, through the process of adoption. While adoption remains a valuable and viable option, those looking to bring life into the world now have a chance at the possibility where once there was none. This possibility comes in the form of IVF treatment.
What is IVF treatment?
Fertility is something that has captivated humans from the beginning of time. Many ancient cultures had fertility goddesses, in addition to elaborate creation myths that involved fertility. In fact, a woman’s womb was considered sacred, and childbirth was considered one of the most important milestone’s in a woman’s life, the same way it is today.
In ancient times, as in now, both men and women struggled with infertility. The only difference is, the technology and know-how to properly diagnose the root cause of infertility was not available, which is why many people who were infertile were thought to be cursed by the gods. However, infertility was usually blamed on the woman, and in many ancient cultures, women who were unable to conceive were sometimes shunned.
Fast forward to today, and things a