In-House IVF Lab

Boston IVF at The Women’s Hospital offers a state of the art IVF lab, pairing the newest technologies in reproductive medicine with highly-skilled, experienced team members.

We offer complete onsite laboratory services that ensure you receive the most advanced  testing and treatments. Behind the scenes, each of our laboratory staff members are committed to helping you conceive

We offer a full range of diagnostic treatments. These include embryo testing for known genetic conditions as well as general screening for anomalies such as Down syndrome. These important tests ensure that only the healthiest embryos are transferred.

Our laboratory staff and technologies are vital to the success of services. which include:

  • Comprehensive semen analysis
  • Semen preparation for intrauterine insemination (IUI)
  • Semen cryopreservation and short-term cryostorage (for oligospermia, certain sexual dysfunctions, neurological ejaculation disorders, and patients about to undergo chemotherapy and radiation treatments)
  • Embryo freezing
  • Oocyte/embryo micromanipulation
  • Donor egg and donor sperm treatment
  • In vitro fertilization (IVF), with various laboratory techniques including minimal stimulation IVF
  • Epididymal aspiration techniques and testicular biopsy
  • Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI)
  • Complete embryonic genetic testing

Watch Our Cool Laboratory Videos!


Why don’t all embryos grow the same?


An example of a PICSI dish


The makings of a perfectly developed embryo