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?
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
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