What’s happening during the embryo transfer?

The Embryo transfer is the last step of the IVF procedure. It can be a stressful moment for the patient. How does it work? How do I have to prepare myself? Will it hurt? At ProcreaTec, we will do our best to make our patient feel comfortable.  Here are our indications before an embryo transfer: No need to have an empty stomach for the embryo transfer since there’s no You will be asked to drink 2 or 3 glasses of … Continue reading What’s happening during the embryo transfer?

28 February, International Rare Disease Day

Currently, preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) conducted by fertility clinics like ProcreaTec reduces the risk of passing on rare diseases by 98% According to the Spanish Federation of Rare Diseases, rare diseases are: Illnesses that have a low incidence rate or occur infrequently within the population. To be considered rare, each specific disease can only affect a limited number of the total population, defined in Europe as less than 1 per 2,000 citizens (EC Regulation on Orphan Medicinal Products). It is … Continue reading 28 February, International Rare Disease Day

Becoming a Mother, Aged Forty and Over

Advice for trying to get pregnant, and pregnancy not posing a health risk Changes in modern-day society have led to women deciding to get pregnant at a later age. In less than a decade, the average age a woman has a child, at least in European countries, has gone up from twenty-seven to thirty-two. This is due to social changes that have occurred in recent decades which have seen women go to university and have professional careers, forcing them to … Continue reading Becoming a Mother, Aged Forty and Over