Normal pregnancies take place inside the uterus, as the fertilized egg travels through the fallopian tubes.
Ectopic pregnancy occurs when the embryo implants in a place outside the uterine endometrium. There are different implantation options corresponding to an ectopic pregnancy, such as, for example, in the cervical canal, in the ovaries, in the fimbrias, etc.
This type of pregnancy is very dangerous, so it is necessary to cause the abortion or extract the embryo.
Read the full article on: What Are the Risks of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)? ( 40).
By Andrea Rodrigo (embryologist) and Marie Tusseau (babygest staff).
Last Update: 07/22/2019