Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

How much does an assisted reproduction treatment cost?

The cost depends on the diagnosis made on the patient’s first appointment and the specifically required medication (as each patient’s body responds differently).

We are fully committed to our patients. For this reason we have created several financing options to help them achieve their dreams of having a baby. Please take the time to explore them.

Will my health insurance cover my treatment?

No insurance is eligible due to mexican legislation. However, at Ingenes we offer various programs and financing plans to help you realize your dream of having a baby.

What payment methods do you accept?

Payment for our Star at Home programs and the Plus modality can be made ​​in cash, credit card or debit card, certified check or bank deposit. Ask our baby planning agents (PBB Agents), they will gladly provide all the information you need.

Do you perform a socioeconomic study before financing?

Our financing plans are designed to help our patients, so we do not perform a socioeconomic study as a requisite to financing our programs.


What additional treatments are offered at Ingenes?

Fertility preservation, PGD/PGS, Sex selection, Implantation Score

What treatments are not offered at Ingenes?

Surrogacy and Gestational Carrier

Which are the initial fertility tests?

Initial tests to diagnose infertility are very simple and usually painless. In addition to a physical examination and analysis of the patient’s medical history, it is necessary to carry out a gynecological vaginal ultrasound. During this procedure the doctor uses a vaginal ultrasound probe to examine the patient’s uterus and ovaries.

Generally, transvaginal ultrasound allows for a clear diagnosis, however, some cases may require additional testing. One of those tests is the patient’s hormonal profile, for which a blood sample is taken.

Male initial fertility tests focus on semen analysis, a test called spermiogram. This test is performed to study the concentration, motility and morphology of sperm of a male semen sample which can affect its ability to fertilize the egg and, thus, achieving pregnancy.


Is there a possibility of multiple pregnancies with fertility treatments?

There is a risk of having a multiple pregnancy as a result of fertility treatments, particularly when the patient is undergoing ovulatory stimulation or going through an in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure, in which more than one embryo is usually introduced back to the patient’s uterus in order to increase her pregnancy probabilities.

However, thanks to the extensive experience of our IVF specialists, at Ingenes we have developed a series of advanced embryo selection techniques that allow us to reduce the number of transferred embryos necessary to achieve pregnancy, consequently minimizing the risk of multiple pregnancies.

Since many of the couples who visit us wish to have twins, it is important to understand that when following a specialist’s advice and taking the necessary care measures, a twin pregnancy can have little to no complications.


Is there an age limit to treat a patient with fertility problems?

At Ingenes we do not put an age limit to our patients. The clinical findings of a first diagnostic appointment are carefully analyzed according to the circumstances of every patient to create a treatment plan that offers the greatest probability of achieving pregnancy.


If I am undergoing a fertility treatment, can I choose the gender of the baby?

There is no flawless method to choose a baby’s gender. However, success rates of sperm separation methods in which sperm containing X chromosomes are separated from those containing Y chromosomes are up to 93 percent for girls and 83 percent if you want to have a boy.

In accordance with our ethics policies, at Ingenes we practice gender selection to prevent transmission of gender-related congenital diseases or family balancing when all of the patient’s children have the same gender, through our proprietary technique Eligender, as well as PGD.

How much time you should consider in a visit to our center?

Depending on the treatment, patients must attend the center. The range of stay can vary, between five days, 10 days, and up to 20 days.

In case of having an embryo transfer, at least 15 days may be considered, and if you have acquired any of the additional services such as PGD, you should consider up to 20 days.

We will keep in touch with you by e-mail and mobile to discuss the progress of your treatment and to answer any queries that may arise.

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