Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer

What is Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer (GIFT)?

GIFT is an assisted reproductive procedure which involves removing a woman’s eggs, mixing them with sperm and immediately placing them into a fallopian tube. One of the main difference between this procedure and the in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedure is that the fertilization process takes place inside the fallopian tube (through laparoscopic procedure) rather than in a laboratory. However, healthy tubes are necessary for GIFT to work.

GIFT is an assisted reproductive procedure that is a possible solution for any infertility problem except the following:

  • Rubal blockage
  • Significant tubal damage
  • An anatomic problem with the uterus, such as severe intrauterine adhesions
  • Male factor infertility

 

Our doctor in AFC has produced the world’s first GIFT baby for women with Mullerian Dysgenesis (a woman born without vagina).