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In-vitro Fertilization costs at least 10,000 dollars, Vitamin D costs 5 dollars

Considering IVF? Here’s How Much It Costs In Canada Sept 2019

“Infertility affects one in six heterosexual couples in Canada”
One round of IVF costs $10,000 to $20,000
“IVF gets expensive because the most any province will cover is one round... and on average, it takes 2.7 rounds of IVF in order to get pregnant.

How an Israeli Startup Is Using AI to Help People Make Babies Jan 2021

  • " Insurance rarely covers IVF, and the costs run anywhere from $12,000 to $25,000 per cycle (a cycle takes about a month and includes stimulating a woman’s ovaries to produce eggs, extracting the eggs, inseminating them outside the body, and implanting an embryo)."
  • "They used 8,789 time-lapse videos of developing embryos to train an algorithm that predicts the likelihood of successful embryo implantation."
  • "...the company reports that using its algorithm resulted in a 12 percent increase in positive predictive value (identifying embryos that would lead to implantation and healthy pregnancy) and a 29 percent increase in negative predictive value (identifying embyros that would not result in successful pregnancy) when compared to an external panel of embryologists."

It appears that some IVF could be eliminated by increasing the Vitamin D levels

The men need to increase Vitamin D as well

IVF helped by Vitamin D (if not totally eliminated)

PCOS fertility problems also reduced by VItamin D


Fertility and Sperm category contains the following summary

134 items in Fertility or Sperm in VitaminDWiki

See also:
Overview Women and Vitamin D
Overview Pregnancy and vitamin D    Fertility and Vitamin D – several articles
Ensure a healthy pregnancy and baby - take Vitamin D before conception
IVF OR "IN VITRO FERTILIZATION" etc. in 18 VitaminDWiki titles

Pregnancy category starts with

878 items in Pregnancy category

 - see also

Healthy pregnancies need lots of vitamin D has the following summary

0. Chance of not conceiving3.4 times Observe
1. Miscarriage 2.5 times Observe
2. Pre-eclampsia 3.6 timesRCT
3. Gestational Diabetes 3 times RCT
4. Good 2nd trimester sleep quality 3.5 times Observe
5. Premature birth 2 times RCT
6. C-section - unplanned 1.6 timesObserve
     Stillbirth - OMEGA-3 4 timesRCT - Omega-3
7. Depression AFTER pregnancy 1.4 times RCT
8. Small for Gestational Age 1.6 times meta-analysis
9. Infant height, weight, head size
     within normal limits
10. Childhood Wheezing 1.3 times RCT
11. Additional child is Autistic 4 times Intervention
12.Young adult Multiple Sclerosis 1.9 timesObserve
13. Preeclampsia in young adult 3.5 timesRCT
14. Good motor skills @ age 31.4 times Observe
15. Childhood Mite allergy 5 times RCT
16. Childhood Respiratory Tract visits 2.5 times RCT

RCT = Randomized Controlled Trial

In vitro fertilization SlideShare July 2014


  • IVF by the Numbers March 2016
    "The latest SART report shows that 61,740 babies were born in the U.S. as a result of IVF in 2012. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports about 4 million births per year in the U.S., meaning 1 to 2 percent of all U.S. births annually are via IVF."

Women often eat pinapple on IVF day (New York Times - Oct 2019)

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No evidence that pinapple improves success, vs 4X improvement in IVF if have lots of VIitamin D

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