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Tubal pregnancy (or ectopic pregnancy) can occur in approximately 2% of in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles. This is despite the fact that most embryo transfers are conducted under ultrasound guidance confirming that they are deposited in the uterine cavity. Subsequent uterine contractions are believed to squeeze the embryos back into the tubes with a resultant tubal pregnancy. Risk factors for tubal pregnancy and IVF include: history of tubal disease history of a tubal pregnancy high … Continue reading