Practical Information regarding Fertility Treatment at the CRG
In most cases IVF and ICSI treatments take place without the need for hospitalization. It is then neither necessary, nor possible for you to spend the night in hospital. Nevertheless, the forfeit 'Surgical Day Hospital' will be taken into account for certain procedures such as egg cell pick up. This is a form of hospitalization whereby you may leave the hospital on the same day as the procedure and is fully covered by your health insurance. See also financial
How do you get started with fertility treatment? What are the various stages involved? Who can you consult for information? See patient support at the CRG
What are the administrative aspects
of fertility treatment? Which contracts and documents will you be required to sign? What are the general administrative rules at UZ Brussel?
Good arrangements and organization are crucial during IVF treatment, certainly at the two most important moments; the start of stimulation and at the collection of the egg cells. You'll find further information under:
For information about the practical side of things related to procedures under anaesthetic, see procedures for anaesthetic.