Embryo transfer

Would a two day transfer develop more slowly than a five day egg as in respect of what you could see on the 7 week scan

Our Expert's Answer

This information was published 4 years, 11 months ago and was correct at the time of publication. It may not reflect our current practices or regulations.

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During IVF the embryos are transferred into the uterus at the appropriate day for their development.  A day 2 embryo transfer takes place 2 days after the eggs are collected.

At 7 weeks the embryo development would not be affected by the day of embryo transfer