• * The center of assisted medical procreation of the CHU St Pierre is specialised in reproductive medicine. Reference center: quality label ISO 9001 obtained in 2008 and accredited by the AFMPS (Agence Fédérale des Médicaments et Produits de Santé).

The embryos selected for transfer will be placed in the uterine cavity by the gynaecologist using a soft, thin catheter.


Embryo transfer

To avoid multiple pregnancies, which run the risk of premature birth and obstetrical complications, the number of embryos transferred is defined by Belgian law. It dictates the age of the patient, the number of attempts and the quality of the embryo.

The pregnancy rate after embryo transfer is 35%.



  1st attempt 2nd attempt 3rd attempt
under 36 1 embryo 1 to 2 embryos Never more than 2 embryos
from 36 to 39 2 embryos 2 embryos Never more than 3 embryos
from 40 to 42 No limit to the number




Plan du site CHU Saint Pierre - Bâtiment 200, 5è étage . Département de Gynécologie-Obstétrique

Centre de Fécondation In vitro - 322, Rue Haute - Bruxelles Tel +32(0)2 535 3406 Fax +32(0)2 535 3409