Lanka Hospitals reaches the milestone of 1,500 IVF baby deliveries
Lanka Hospitals, the internationally-accredited multiple award-winning healthcare provider has reached a milestone with the delivery of the 1,500th IVF baby. Lanka Hospitals’ Fertility Centre made the announcement at an event to mark the occasion recently.
“Lanka Hospitals has remained in the forefront of fertility treatment in Sri Lanka over the last twenty years and enabled couples and families to fulfill their dreams and hopes of conceiving a healthy baby. This would not be possible without the team of dedicated and highly experienced professionals at our Fertility Centre and Lanka Hospitals’ state-of-the-art laboratory for fertility treatment,” Lanka Hospitals’ Group Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Deepthi Lokuarachchi stated.
“Our success rates at Lanka Hospitals have shown that the chances of conceiving a child through IVF and ICSI treatment are very high. It is one of the most advanced and successful methods of addressing complications pertaining to infertility and can significantly increase the chances of conceiving a healthy baby”, Clinical Embryologist of the Fertility Centre at Lanka Hospitals, Dr. Madara Ralapanawe stated.
“A couple that could not conceive a child through other fertility procedures can choose IVF or ICSI for conception. IVF and ICSI treatment offer a host of benefits that many other alternative treatment methods would not provide when trying to conceive a baby,” Lanka Hospitals’ Resident Fertility Centre Consultant Gynaecologist and Obstetrician, Dr. Nishendra Karunaratne stated.
In Vitro Fertilisation, commonly known as IVF, is a treatment method that assists couples who experience subfertility. During an IVF procedure an egg is harvested from a woman’s ovaries and fertilised with a sperm of the male partner in an IVF laboratory to produce a baby. Lanka Hospitals’ Fertility Centre has been one of the pioneers in IVF and other fertility treatments in Sri Lanka.