Following approval from the Department of Health, RFC created “Portable IVF” for patients Living on Long Island, in Brooklyn, and in Westchester who do not wish to travel to major cities such as Manhattan to have their egg retrieval and embryo transfer. in the COVID-19 Pandemic, a lot of couple do not want to commute to big cities, such as NYC. Thus, providing care to those couples is more critical than ever especially in older women when time is of essence.
With our newest technologies, we can transport the eggs and sperm using portable incubators from any of our offices to our IVF lab where the eembryologists receive safely the eggs and sperm to perform fertilization. After few days, the embryo(s) is transported back to any of our offices where the embryo transfere occurs. Here are easy 3 steps:
1PROTOCOL AND MONITORING IN ANY RFC OFFICE
One of our board-certified doctors will obtain will obtain history and then review all your previous results and previous IVF stimulation protocols. The physician will implement your custom protocol. Monitoring is now easier than ever and available near you. RFC has 4 locations in New York and location in connecticut. RFC physician will review your results no matter where you go.
2EGG COLLECTION IN ANY RFC OFFICE:
The physican extracts mature eggs via ultrasound guidance any RFC office. The eggs will be collected and, along with the sperm, placed in a portable incubator that is driven to the IVF lab. Embryology laboratory to produce embryos. The embryos take 3 to 7 days for them to develop.
3EMBRYO TRANSFER IN ANY RFC OFFICE
The embryo(s) will be placed in a portable incubator that is driven back to any RFC office where the patient desires the embryo transfer to occur. The physician will transfer the healthy embryo(s) back into the uterus, with the goal of implantation in the uterus. This procedure usually does not involve any anesthesia and done with ultrasound to guide a small catheter through the cervix and deposit the embryo(s) in the best location of the uterus. The procesure takes only a few minutes and there is no recovery time. A pregnancy test is performed approximately 9-12 days after the embryo transfer to check for pregnancy.