pacificreproductiveJoined: June 26th, 2018
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How do I know I need an egg donor?
Age-related decline in fertility is the most common reason women, trying to get pregnant, use an egg donor.
Women are born with a fixed number of eggs and both the number and quality of these eggs goes down with age, especially after the age of 35 years. So, women who may need donor eggs include –
women in their late 30s and 40s
those who have alr...
Fertility Treatments for Repeated Pregnancy Loss
About 20% of all pregnancies end in spontaneous abortion or miscarriage due to a non-recurrent cause. The risk of two losses in a row is only a fifth of this which means 4% of women trying to have a baby experience recurrent pregnancy loss.
Recurrent pregnancy loss refers to a woman having experienced two or more miscarriages. Repeated miscarriages ...
Is Egg Freezing Right for Me?
Egg freezing is an exciting fertility preservation option for women, who can take now decide when to have children.
A woman’s eggs reduce in both quantity and quality over time. So, an older woman often has a tough time getting pregnant and having a baby compared to a younger woman. Egg freezing allows women to freeze their eggs at a younger a...
Am I Infertile if I am having difficulty conceiving?
If you have been trying to have a baby for some time but have not succeeded, you are not alone. Read on if you and your partner been trying to have a baby but have not been able to do so.
Generally, infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after a year of regular unprotected intercourse if the woman is less than 35 years of age and after ...
Ovarian Reserve and Fertility
At birth, a female baby has about 2 million eggs in the ovaries. These numbers continue to decrease and by puberty, less than half a million eggs remain. In other words, the ovarian reserve declines quickly with age.
Unlike men, who continue to produce sperm until the later decades of life, a woman’s ovaries cannot produce new eggs after birth...
4 Reasons you should seek Fertility Treatment Early
For many couples, the journey to parenthood is filled with unexpected obstacles. And many wait years before they seek help.
Most people are not aware of the benefits to seeking fertility help early. Here are 4 important reasons why you should not put off seeking fertility treatment.
For both men and women, age plays a vital role in fertility.
Azoospermia and Male Infertility
Azoospermia refers to the absence of sperm in a semen sample. Azoospermia drastically reduces the chances of fertility. The condition can be caused due to –
either a problem with the ability to create sperm naturally (non-obstructive or azoospermia)
or a blockage in the body blocking sperm during ejaculation (obstructive azoospermia)
5 Things to Consider Before Choosing an IVF Clinic
If you have decided to undergo a fertility treatment, choosing the IVF clinic is one of the biggest decisions you need to make now.
How do you know which fertility clinic is right for you?
The choice of the IVF or fertility clinic should be based on the treatment experience and not only the success rates. Since the fertility treatment is a ...
Eggs, Embryos and Sperm Freezing
Do you know that frozen sperm, eggs or embryos remain healthy and can be successfully used in fertility treatment years later?
Cryopreservation or freezing of eggs, sperm or embryos is done for various reasons. Here’s a quick look at what happens when you freeze your eggs, sperm or embryos.
During your IVF cycle, more than on...
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