Home > Parenting > Pregnancy > News 12 May 2011 15 eggs optimum for IVF success A large study has found that doctors should aim to retrieve around 15 eggs from a woman's ovaries in a single cycle for the best chance of achieving a live birth. 0 ASK The Paediatrician » Follow Health24 on Facebook » Quiz Are you ready for a baby? » Subscribe Parenting newsletter » How a woman's body changes during pregnancy Foetal development A study of more than 400,000 IVF cycles has found that doctors should aim to retrieve around 15 eggs from a woman's ovaries in a single cycle for the best chance of achieving a live birth. Minimise risk of overstimulating ovaries NEXT ON HEALTH24X A naughty, mean child might be hiding a psychological condition 2020-08-07 16:45 More: PregnancyNews advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Covid-19: How to get mask and distancing rebels to conform – induce empathy Medical What is behind SA’s higher TB numbers? Parenting Microplastics seeping out of baby's bottle, study shows Medical Scientists develop intelligent robot system for easier, kinder colonoscopies News Mesosilkpeel Facial: your tailormade skin refresher News Partner Content | Meet the Next Generation of Brave: Vivian Chengalroyan Live healthier Lifestyle » E-cigarettes: Here are five things to know E-cigarettes have become hugely popular in the past decade, but a rash of vaping-linked deaths and illnesses in the US is feeding caution about a product that's already banned in some places. Allergy » Ditch the itch: Researchers find new drug to fight hives A new drug works by targeting an immune system antibody called immunoglobulin E, which is responsible for the allergic reaction that causes hives.