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Why is it Important to Know Your Genotype and Blood Group Compatibility

BloodtypeIn this blog post we will look at the definition of the words genotype and ...

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Why is it Important to Know Your Genotype and Blood Group Compatibility

How to Prevent Your Baby from Inheriting Sickle Cell Disease

The last thing loving parents want for their children is suffering. Grazed knees and...

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How to Prevent Your Baby from Inheriting Sickle Cell Disease

Steps to IVF Treatment – Administration of drugs

There are several steps to IVF treatment and instructions to patients undergoing IVF...

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Everything You Need to Know About Hepatitis

World Hepatitis Day takes place annually on 28 July in order to raise awareness and enc...

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Everything You Need to Know About Hepatitis

What are the Signs and Symptoms of Huntington’s Disease

Huntington’s disease (HD) or Huntington's chorea is a progressive, hereditary neurodege...

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What are the Signs and Symptoms of Huntington’s Disease

What is Tested in a Semen Analysis and Why

Male infertility and the need for sperm analysis are not topics that are often menti...

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 What is Tested in a Semen Analysis and Why

How to Know When You’re Ovulating: 5 Signs

When trying to conceive, it’s important to know what ovulation is and when it occurs...

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How to Know When You’re Ovulating: 5 Signs

What are Pelvic Adhesions and Why are they Problematic?

What are pelvic adhesions? Why are they problematic? Find out how pelvic adhesions form...

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What are Pelvic Adhesions and Why are they Problematic?
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It’s not necessarily your wife’s fault.

We only need one sperm to fertilise an egg and produce a baby. But how do you find the right one? There are approximately 300 million sperm in a single ejaculation but not all of them can do the job. Finding the perfect sperm There’s a process called Intra-cytoplasmic morphologically...

Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection in Nigeria

The Bridge Clinic introduced Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) to Nigeria with the birth of the Emekwue twins in 2000 and since then thousands of couples have benefitted from the procedure. The interesting thing is that the procedure can help couples with the most abnormal semen ...

IVF the Bridge Clinic Way

The first visitThe objective of the first visit is to meet our doctors who will explain our services and elicit a history that will allow us to address your own particular issues. We will give you an overview of human reproduction and then prepare a plan of investigations for you. The re...

IVF abroad? Make sure you know the rules

IVF is practiced all over the world and the costs and standards vary as much as the countries themselves. Popular destinations include India ($2, 300),Dubai ($6, 800), the United Kingdom ($4, 500) and the United States ($12,000+). These fees exclude medication, consultations and IMSI (Intrac...

When it comes to costs, you have options

Have you seen the cost comparisons and success rates on our website,which have compared us with other fertility clinics in Nigeria and around the world? The first thing to understand is that all our costs do not necessarily apply to you and your partner. Our FertilitySure assessment progra...

The Bridge Clinic dedicates NHEA Award to couples battling infertility

The Bridge Clinic, Nigeria’s foremost and leading fertility clinic and winner of the IVF Service Provider of the Year award at the 2016 Nigerian Healthcare Excellence Award, held in Lagos on 24 June, 2016, has dedicated this award to couples battling infertility in Nigeria. In his post pres...

The Importance of Healthcare Quality Audits in Nigeria

Reliable, high quality care is very important when it comes to patients’ health and safety. Why? Because people trust medical experts with their concerns, conditions and future wellbeing. If the right programmes and regulations are not in place, quality cannot be controlled, putting many liv...

When Do I Need IVF and How Many Cycles?

Questions that are being asked more frequently by couples who are trying to fall pregnant are, “When do I need IVF?” and “How many cycles of IVF do I need to fall pregnant?” Some of us might consider IVF as one of those vital family planning services, when in fact it’s not being recommende...

What is Male Factor Infertility and Why the Stigma?

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...

Training at Our International Partners in Austria

Bridge Clinic recently sent their clinical team to visit the headquarters of our international partner, IVF Centres Prof. Zech in Bregenz, Austria. As always, the training experience was invaluable. We send our staff to train at these centres in Europe so they can continue to develop and del...

Advanced treatment options for male factor infertility

Some causes of male fertility challenges may have simple solutions while others require more advanced treatments. After an assessment, the reason for infertility will help determine the best treatment plan to improve chances of conception. What Does an Assessment Entail After minor c...

How Can IMSI used with IVF Help You?

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

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 th...

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