14:38 30th August 2019 | Medications
MYTH: It's best to stop taking prescription medications while trying to get pregnant. FACT: Don’t stop taking any prescription medications until you've discussed this with your doctor or specialist.
13:10 11th June 2019 | IMSI
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.
13:02 10th June 2019 | 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...
17:03 28th May 2019 | PGT
Not only is a “saviour” baby healthier, the baby is also a non-carrier of the genetic condition
09:32 27th March 2018 | Fertility Treatment
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...
12:31 23rd February 2018 | Illness Prevention
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.
Medical problems can arise from a harmful gene mutat...
21:46 9th December 2017 | Transport IVF
Transport 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 pr...
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...
08:32 27th September 2017 | Uncategorized
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 READINGThe Role of Red Blood Cells
Healthy red blood cells, apart from g...
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...
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