Can I still conceive ? If my ovaries are removed?


Getting pregnant is easy. But not for all. Those unable to conceive, can today avail the help of advanced techs to meet all the necessary elements required to conceive. 

One of the most important organs in a woman’s body necessary for conception is the ovaries. Sadly, some women may need them removed for medical reasons or for prevention. The good news is that today, removing a woman’s ovaries does not exclude her from carrying and giving birth to a child.

Why are ovaries important ?

Ovaries are a component of the female reproductive system and play an important role in natural conception. Each side of the uterus has two ovaries. The ovaries are in charge of producing and storing a woman’s eggs. A pregnancy can develop if those eggs are fertilised by a sperm. The feminine hormones oestrogen and progesterone are also produced by the ovaries. When a woman enters menopause, her ovaries stop producing hormones and releasing eggs. Some diseases such as ovarian cysts, pcos, ovarian cancer, endometriosis etc can result in the removal of ovaries which is the most vital organ for pregnancy.

Here are the alternate ways if your ovaries are not in good condition !

Egg Freezing 

Egg freezing is a technique where healthy eggs are retrieved and stored for future use. Basically it gives you the power of conceiving whenever you want to , as you don’t need to worry about the biological clock.

What if your ovaries are damaged and had to removed unexpectedly? The question is can I still get pregnant ?

The answer is simply yes! You can still conceive and get pregnant.

If eggs could not be frozen prior to ovarian surgery, using an egg donor will provide another alternative for IVF treatment, and helps you conceive.

What is the process of IVF using an egg donor?

After the eggs are extracted, they are fertilised in an IVF laboratory with the sperm of the male spouse (or sperm donor). The embryos will undergo biopsy and PGT-A (preimplantation genetic screening) testing before being delivered to the recipient’s uterus, whose uterine lining has been suitably prepared previously.

It is safe to say, IVF is a very advanced technology, don’t wait or believe in myths. Take your first step towards your parenthood journey today by visiting a fertility expert. Visit Santaan today.