How to interpret an assisted reproduction clinic’s pregnancy rate Interpreting success rates in assisted reproduction can be extremely challenging. It is, however, a very important factor to take into consideration when deciding which clinic to choose for your fertility treatment. For this reason, at ProcreaTec, we would like to explain the different types of pregnancy rates that can be published and what they mean. Implantation rate: Percentage of embryos that take hold in the uterus per embryo transfer. Pregnancy rate … Continue reading How to interpret an assisted reproduction clinic’s pregnancy rate
How do I know if I am fertile? Don’t wait until the last minute to find out! Female fertility has an expiration date and many factors other than age influence it. If you have been hoping to get pregnant for a while and it has not happened yet, you may have asked yourself more than once: Am I fertile? And the next question that you may have in mind is: When should I visit a specialist in assisted reproduction? To … Continue reading How do I know if I am fertile? Don’t wait until the last minute to find out!
The benefits of undergoing fertility treatment in summer Summer is a great time of year to undergo a fertility treatment. We have many couples who choose these dates to try and achieve pregnancy. The holiday period lends itself to relaxation and therefore, it can be an ideal time to begin on your path to pregnancy. Assisted reproduction treatments involve numerous visits to the clinic and some people prefer not to have to ask for time off from work and give … Continue reading The benefits of undergoing fertility treatment in summer
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