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Generations Fertility Care's IVF Success Rates*

Our in vitro fertilization (IVF) success rates exceed the national average and rank us as one of the most successful programs in the nation. Highlights of the Society of Assisted Reproductive Technology's most recent report are shown below. We encourage you to do your research – a more detailed report of Generations Fertility Care performance as well as national data are available on the SART website.


At Generations Fertility Care in Middleton, Wisconsin, we assist a full range of patients. No matter your age, health history or fertility goals, our experts are here to listen and advise you of your treatment options. Our emphasis is on providing safe, singleton pregnancies as evidenced by our high elective single embryo transfer (eSET) rates.



Generations In Vitro Fertilization Rates 2013



Generation eSet bar chart 



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Understanding Success Rates

Understanding IVF success rates can be confusing. One clinic's pregnancy rate may appear higher, but it may be because their average number of embryos transferred is higher. Clinics also have different criteria for initiating or discontinuing treatment.


Factors that play an important role in success are: the woman's age, reproductive history and diagnosis. In addition if she has undergone previous treatment, the type, duration and results impact the likelihood of success with future fertility therapy.


At Generations, we take pride in the fact that we accept patients with a wide range of fertility conditions and do not limit our work to people within certain age categories. Some of our IVF patients require one cycle while others require several. Our success rates also reflect transfer of embryos as early as day 3 (fragile, rarely done) through day 5 or 6 (more common).

Understanding eSET

Our goal is to transfer the optimum number of embryos to maximize your possibility of a safe pregnancy, while minimizing your risk of becoming pregnant with multiples. Even twin pregnancies are known to have a significantly higher risk of complications for both mother and baby including, but not limited to, preterm delivery and extreme preterm delivery (birth at < 37 weeks and < 32 weeks), low birth weight, birth defects, extending neonatal intensive care unit stays, learning disabilities, diabetes of pregnancy, cesarean sections and prolonged bed rest.


Our goal is to help you and your baby have a safe and healthy pregnancy. The best way to avoid multiples and increase the likelihood you will have a healthy, singleton pregnancy, is to transfer only one embryo.

What is SART?

The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) is the primary organization dedicated to the practice of assisted reproductive technologies (ART) in the United States. ART includes the practice of in vitro fertilization (IVF). The mission of SART is to set up and help maintain the standards for ART in an effort to better serve patients.


Ninety percent of ART clinics in the country are SART members. All are required to report birth outcome data annually and use standard guidelines to help ensure data is reliable and patients can make informed decisions about the likelihood of success.

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*Please note:

  • Data presented here was released in early 2015 and reflects cycles and transfers initiated in 2013. This lag time is necessary because live births do not occur immediately after treatment.
  • Our total cycles and transfers in 2013, respectively, for each age category are: 76 and 64 (age <35), 28 and 20 (age 35-37), 16 and 13 (age 38-40).

  • A comparison of clinic success rates may not be meaningful because patient medical characteristics, treatment approaches and entrance criteria for IVF programs may vary from clinic to clinic.