You may ask yourself what is IVF and why is it causing so much controversy? IVF stands for in vitro fertilization, in vitro meaning “in glass” (Pence, 97). People who are IVF babies are commonly known as “Test tube” babies (Pence, 97). The IVF process is ordinarily practiced in infertile couples and in older women. Below I will present you with a video of an animated demonstration to give you a better understanding of what exactly they do to during the IVF process.