Low cost IVF allows economically weak couples, who cannot afford the regular prices of IVF treatment, access to treatment.
Low Cost IVF is also popular by various other names, such as "mini-IVF," "patient-friendly IVF,"
Low Cost IVF is cost effective to the patient as standard ovarian stimulation with high dose injections is replaced by simple oral medication with very low dosages of injections later in the cycle every alternate day.
- Low Cost IVF produces fewer eggs and embryos, and therefore there is no possibility of Cryo preservation of extra embryos.
- In Low Cost IVF there is always fresh embryo transfer in same cycle
- There may be lower pregnancy rates in Low Cost IVF than regular IVF.