WORLD FERTILITY DAY Today, the fourth of June, is World Fertility Day. It is a very special celebration for the team and patients at ProcreaTec. On this day, we take the opportunity to reflect on the importance of the scientific advances of fertility treatments and infertility issues that still need to be resolved. World Fertility Day is the ideal moment to celebrate that, at ProcreaTec, thanks to scientific developments and a very complete and well-rounded professional education, we are able … Continue reading WORLD FERTILITY DAY
EGG DONATION, A TREATMENT WITH HIGH SUCCESS RATES Egg donation is a safe and effective treatment that offers many women, who are no longer fertile, the opportunity to get pregnant. In 2017, around 8 in every 10 egg donation treatments undergone at ProcreaTec resulted in pregnancy. What does an egg donation treatment consist of? It is an assisted reproduction procedure in which healthy eggs from an anonymous donor are used to create an embryo, which will then be transferred into … Continue reading EGG DONATION, A TREATMENT WITH HIGH SUCCESS RATES
THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET CAN INCREASE THE CHANCES OF SUCCESSFUL IN VITRO FERTILISATION Today we are highlighting a new study that will surely interest you as it is related to the in vitro fertilisation treatments and the importance of a healthy diet. Well, according to the results of a study published in the specialised journal Human Reproduction, women following a Mediterranean diet in the six months prior to undergoing in vitro fertilisation treatment are up to 68% more likely to become … Continue reading THE MEDITERRANEAN DIET CAN INCREASE THE CHANCES OF SUCCESSFUL IN VITRO FERTILISATION
One in every five couples need a sperm donor One in every five infertile couples need a sperm donor, according to data from ProcreaTec, which shows that male infertility is on the rise. In 2012, 14% of couples who underwent fertility treatment in our clinic needed donated sperm. And just five years later (2017), that percentage increased to 19%. Male factor is the cause in up to 35% of primary sterility cases and has a part to play in another … Continue reading One in every five couples need a sperm donor
Shared Maternity or Reciprocal IVF Shared maternity or reciprocal IVF is an assisted reproduction technique for lesbian couples. It consists of an in vitro fertilization whereby one of the women donates her eggs and the other carries and delivers the baby. This treatment allows both members of the couple to play an active role in the pregnancy and for both of them to become “biological mothers”. At ProcreaTec, we conduct an thorough fertility evaluation of both women, which will determine … Continue reading Shared Maternity or Reciprocal IVF
Back from your summer holiday…think about your fertility! The return from a summer holiday back to ‘real life’ is always a good opportunity to restart all the projects and lay the foundations for a productive routine. After a well-deserved break, it is time to set new resolutions to accomplish your goals. If having a child is part of your plans, it may be the right time to begin doing some research on your fertility. The main reason is that couples … Continue reading Back from your summer holiday…think about your fertility!
The ovarian reserve in women over the age of 35 A growing number of women are deciding to have their first child after the age of 35. Only 2% of them go to see the specialists in order to have a study of their ovarian reserve done. Currently there are many women who want to become a mother at the age of 35 or even older. However, when they go to see the specialists after some unsuccessful attemps of getting … Continue reading The ovarian reserve in women over the age of 35
Summer Time: Where to travel when you are pregnant Are you pregnant and unsure where to travel this summer? If you would like to go on holiday, it is important to take into consideration that every destination presents its challenges and opportunities depending on the stage of the pregnancy. Choose your destination based on the stage of your pregnancy! At the beginning of the pregnancy, you can feel tired or have nausea or, the opposite. As such, your holiday should … Continue reading Summer Time: Where to travel when you are pregnant
Pregnant with twins: What are the risks? A twin pregnancy brings twice the joy, with the birth of two babies instead of one. It is, however, considered to be a risky pregnancy. As such, it requires special follow-up. Follow-up of a twin pregnancy The follow-up process, when pregnant with twins, requires more particular care in order to avoid the numerous risks that can arise. The expecting mother will need to make an appointment with her obstetrician for ultrasounds, on a … Continue reading Pregnant with twins: What are the risks?
ProcreaTec: The Best Assisted Reproduction Techniques. ProcreaTec opened its doors in 2008. Since then, its pregnancy rates have been among the best in Spain. The main objectives of the clinic, since its inception, were twofold: to offer personalized treatment and care to every patient, and to ensure the most advanced techniques and technology are being utilized to offer the best possible treatment. These two elements have been the determining factor in the success rate of assisted reproduction treatments at ProcreaTec. … Continue reading ProcreaTec: The Best Assisted Reproduction Techniques.