How Can IMSI used with IVF Help You?

How Can IMSI used with IVF Help You?

13:10 11th June 2019 | IMSI

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It is a treatment recommended for men with sperm quality issues, but certain groups of people may be more likely to require IMSI than others.

IVF Implantation Issues

IVF Implantation Issues

13:02 10th June 2019 | IVF

Implantation IVF

In Nigeria and most of sub-saharan Africa, a high premium is placed on child bearing. Studies have reported rates of infertility as high as 40% of women who have completed their reproductive years without bearing a child ( 12 ) . National Health Statistics Report from the U.S has results that the percentage of married women aged 15 – 44 who were infertile fell from 8.4% in 1982 (2.4million women) to 6% (1.5million) in 2006 – 2010.  ( 1...

Saviour Babies: Another IVF Breakthrough

Saviour Babies: Another IVF Breakthrough

17:03 28th May 2019 | PGT

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Not only is a “saviour” baby healthier, the baby is also a non-carrier of the genetic condition

How to Prepare for and Cope with Failed IVF

How to Prepare for and Cope with Failed IVF

09:32 27th March 2018 | Fertility Treatment

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Once a couple starts trying to conceive they are usually excited and filled with hope. They have dreams and plans... which do not include struggling or failing to fall pregnant.

However, for many couples, fertility treatments are the only option for conception and the physical procedures are only one part of the process.

Fertility treatments have helped millions of couples and individuals around the world, but not all treatments are...

How You Can Prevent Passing on an Illness to Your Child

How You Can Prevent Passing on an Illness to Your Child

12:31 23rd February 2018 | Illness Prevention

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Having a happy, healthy baby who grows into a happy, healthy child is something most people dream about and hope for. Unfortunately, there are conditions and diseases that can get in the way of this dream. However, thanks to two assisted conception methods, babies do not have to inherit certain conditions from their parents and suffer the consequences.

Gene-related Conditions

Medical problems can arise from a harmful gene mutat...

What is Transport IVF and What are the Objectives?

What is Transport IVF and What are the Objectives?

21:46 9th December 2017 | Transport IVF

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InTransport IVF was first developed and tested by Plachot et al. in France and by Feichtinger and Kemeter in Vienna.

It involves the transport of oocytes (mature ova/eggs) from a clinic to an IVF lab. Once they reach the IVF lab they can be fertilised and cultured.

The resultant embryos are then transported back to the original clinic for transfer. Highly trusted incubators, known as gamete transporters, are used for the transport ...

What are the Chances of Having More Than One Baby?

What are the Chances of Having More Than One Baby?

01:53 20th October 2017 | Multiple Births

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What are the Chances of Having More Than One Baby?

This questions has crossed (and will continue to cross) the minds of many couples trying to conceive – and those just finding out they are pregnant. There are, of course, statistics about odds and theories about certain factors that increase your odds, but you cannot just look at someone or do a blood test to determine your exact chances. When it comes to having identical twins, spe...

Preventing Sickle Cell Disease with PGD and Managing it

Preventing Sickle Cell Disease with PGD and Managing it

08:32 27th September 2017 | Uncategorized

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Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), or sickle cell anemia, is a group of inherited red blood cell disorders that affects millions of people throughout the world. To make people more aware of this genetic disorder, September was named National Sickle Cell Awareness Month in 1983.

There is a way to avoid passing this disease to your baby. To find out more, CONTINUE READING

The Role of Red Blood Cells

Healthy red blood cells, apart from g...

What is Male Factor Infertility and Why the Stigma?

What is Male Factor Infertility and Why the Stigma?

10:25 30th August 2017 | Male Challenges

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When talking about fertility challenges, we are referring to couples who have trouble conceiving or sustaining a pregnancy. Fortunately, there are tests to determine fertility status and treatments to overcome infertility challenges. Even though these challenges are often attributed to women, both partners can face challenges or infertility can solely be due to male factors.

What is Male Factor Infertility?

In a nutshell, it refer...

Re-energising Ageing Cells – The Next Big Thing

Re-energising Ageing Cells – The Next Big Thing

02:58 6th June 2017 | AUGMENT

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What if we told you that there’s a treatment, called AUGMENT℠, that would allow more mature females to have their eggs re-energised ? What does that even mean? Let’s start from the beginning...

When it comes to female fertility, the ability to conceive starts decreasing at age 32. Then, from age 37 onwards, it gets even harder. Why is this? Well, as women age, their supply of eggs start to dwindle, but that’s not all. The remaining ...

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