Fertility Success Rates

IVF Success Rates For Fertility Clinics in the United States

Find the best IVF clinics based on live birth rate

If you are considering In Vitro Fertilization, there can be many factors to evaluate prior to making a treatment decision. One important point of data that may help you make a treatment decision is the success rates for the fertility clinic where you are considering IVF treatment.

We created this website to help patients find and compare IVF success rates, understand the data, and make a more informed treatment decision.

For the 2014, we have switched to using data as provided by the CDC. This allows us to include data on banked cycles. Many centers have greatly decreased the number of fresh embryo transfers they perform in favor of a "freeze all" protocol. Centers with a higher percentage of banking cycles may be better evaluated by their success rates for frozen embryo transfer.

IVF Success Rates in the United States

According to the most recent National ART Outcomes Report published by the CDC, there were 208,786 IVF cycles performed in 2014.

United States National IVF Success Rates For Fresh Embryos

  Age < 35 Age 35-37 Age 38-40 Age 41-42 Egg Donation
Number of cycles 40,083 19,853 18,061 9,588 9,718
Percentage of transfers resulting in live births 47.4 39.3 28.4 16.2 55.9
Average number of embryos transferred 1.8 2 2.3 2.7 1.7
IVF Procedure Success

By federal law, all certified IVF laboratories are required to submit IVF success rate data on an annual basis to the Center for Disease Control. If you are considering treatment at a fertility clinic that does not publish their results to the CDC, you should definitely ask why they do not follow this regulatory obligation. The law exists because some clinics have inflated their success numbers to attract patients. The current system isn't perfect. There are still ways to manipulate IVF success rate data.

The law also requires that the data be made public. The CDC publishes IVF success rates for individual clinics with the disclaimer that "consumers should carefully examine all related financial, psychological, and medical issues before beginning treatment."

We completely agree and offer this comparison data with hopes that it will be used as part of a larger decision making process. You can start by viewing the most successful IVF clinics in America.

IVF Success Rates By State

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From Our IVF Success Rates Blog

Here are some of the latest articles from our IVF Success Rates Blog. If you have an idea for an article or a question that you would like answered in the blog, please contact us. Thanks!

Switching From SART to CDC For Our Data

Since we started this site six years ago, we have used data provided by SART as the basis for our comparative reports. For 2016, we are switching to data provided by the CDC.
Read more about the difference between the CDC and SART success rate data.

How (not) To Report Inaccurate IVF Success Rate Data

Each year we get the same emails, claiming that we are reporting inaccurate data. We aren't. We get the data directly from SART. We wrote a quick article to help you check the facts before you send us that email.
Read more about how to verify the data we report here.

Rank Update February 25th, 2014

SART silently updated the new 2012 IVF Success Rate data to include six centers that were unintentionally left out of the original data set.
Read more about the modifications to the original report here.

2012 SART IVF Success Rate Data Has Been Released

SART has released new 2012 IVF Success Rate data! As a result, we have compiled a new list of the Top IVF Clinics in America.
Read more about this new set of IVF Success Rates here.

Dr. Jekyll vs. Mr. Hyde – A Perspective Into The Fertility Machine

There is more to finding the right fertility clinic than just comparing success rates. Read one patient's story about a bad clinic vs. a good clinic in New York City.
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A Better System For Tracking IVF Success Rates

Dr. Geoffrey Sher writes about the deficiencies in the current SART/CDC IVF success rate reporting model and how they might be addressed.
Read more from A Better System For Tracking IVF Success Rates

A Patient's Perspective on IVF Success Data

A blogger named Rain wrote a great article on IVF statistics, what they mean and how they can be manipulated. With so many articles on the Internet coming from fertility doctors, it is great to see such a well written article from the perspective of an IVF patient.
Read more from Great Patient-Focused Explanation of SART Report Data

Looking beyond Fertility Clinic Success Statistics

What are some of the ways that clinics manipulate their success rate data and how can you tell? Learn to read the success rate data with a more discriminating eye.
Read more from Looking beyond Fertility Clinic Success Statistics

Understanding SART and CDC IVF Success Rate Data

This site should only be an entry point into the larger data set contained in the official SART and CDC reports. Those reports, however, can be complex and hard to understand. In this article, we try to explain what the numbers mean and how to read the full report.
Read more about Understanding the SART and CDC IVF Success Rate Data

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