04:56 7th April 2013 | Sperm Count
Male Fertility WHO Fertility Level Sperm Count Fertile Woman Pregnancy Younger Women Sperm Samples Regression Biological Variables
This vagueness about the definition of male infertility is an important point. A study carried out in New York a few years ago showed that 50% of men carrying their babies out of maternity hospitals have low sperm count according to the WHO parameters discussed in the previous post.
As a result, it is important to take into consideration the female when defining male infertility. This is because the fertility level of the female affec...
04:56 7th April 2013 | Motile Sperm
Sperm Count Normal Motile Sperms Fallopian Tubes IVF Fertilisation Chromosomal Abnormalities Klinefelters Syndrome Undescended Testes Normal Sperm Production Dilatation Infertility Semen Parameters
The importance of sperm count is explained in the concept of the total normal motile count. This is the total amount of sperms that are normal and also motile that is available to fertilise the eggs. There is evidence that following intercourse only about 15% of the total normal motile sperms get to the site of fertilisation of the egg in the fallopian tubes. We also know from our experience with IVF that we need approximately 200,000 s...
04:59 15th March 2013 | Conception
Pregnancy Healthy Baby Healthy Mother Intercourse Ovulation Menstral Cycle Fertility Sexual Performance Gyneacologist BMI Ideal Body Weight Balanced Diet Pregnant Woman Folic Acid Exercise Sleep
The goal of every pregnancy is the delivery of a healthy baby to a healthy mother. However, this journey to motherhood can be made easier and healthier when it is well planned and prepared for. Several factors affect the ease of getting pregnant as well as the health of both mother and baby in pregnancy and afterwards. Planning your pregnancy helps you avoid or reduce pregnancy complications, give birth to a healthier baby, recover fast...
05:00 14th March 2013 | HIV
HIV Infected Person Positive HIV Test Three Months Window Screening Ovum Donor Sperm Donor Embryo Transfer HIV Virus Window Period Treatment Cycle Vitrification IVF Clinics Cryopreservation
It may take up to three months (window period) for an HIV infected person to develop a positive HIV test. This means that even though an ovum donor may screen negative at the time of embryo transfer into a recipient, there could be a risk of transmitting the HIV virus because the donor could be within this “window period”. The egg, like the sperm does not get infected with the HIV virus. Sperm is transferred with other cells that could ...
05:02 11th February 2013 | Child Bearing Stigma
Nigerian Women Natural Victims Child Bearing Family Assumptions Couple Credible Specialist Parenthood
It is the natural desire for most couples to have their own children. This is particularly relevant in Nigeria where the premium placed on childbearing is so high that they become necessary to secure the marital union in harmony. Having to deal with infertility can be emotionally challenging and consuming. As mentioned earlier we natural assume our fertility is intact as we grow up and it is often confusing and overwhelming when we cann...
05:03 11th January 2013 | Common Infertility Pain
Couples Childlessness Deafening Silence Children Marriage Pressure Unanswered Questions Natural Conception Pregnancy Hormones Oestrogen Progesterone Testosterone Reproductive Organs FSH LH
For the last 14 years we have seen couples come through our doors from different parts of the world, some known to us personally and others absolute strangers, sharing a common pain and an equally common need. One of our earliest couples, who had been married for 7 years without having a child, referred to the “deafening silence” in their home brought on by the absence of the noise of children. They went on to have 4 beautiful children ...
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