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EGG DONATION, A TREATMENT WITH HIGH SUCCESS RATES

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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

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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 couples need a sperm donor

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

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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

Summer Time: Where to travel when you are pregnant

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

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

Fertility preservation in young cancer patients, an option people know little about

On repeated occasions, we have underlined the fact that doctors have a responsibility to the society they live in.  Part of this responsibility includes properly informing patients of their full options and associated risks when they are diagnosed with a serious illness. A recent study has revealed that most young cancer sufferers whose fertility is put in jeopardy as a result of treatment do not know about fertility preservation, which could enable them to become parents in the future. The … Continue reading Fertility preservation in young cancer patients, an option people know little about

Advantages of the EmbryoScope at ProcreaTec

Today we talk to Procreatec’s embryologist Nagore Uriarte about the latest technology used in the ProcreaTec lab. We also look at how this technology has affected the centre’s success rates after almost one year. The EmbryoScope What advantages have you observed through using the embryoscope in your work as an embryologist? As we outlined in several videos and recent news posts, the embryoscope is a cutting-edge incubator. Not only can it be used to continuously monitor embryo culture conditions but, … Continue reading Advantages of the EmbryoScope at ProcreaTec

Travelling for egg donation

The thought of having to travel for egg donation is always stressful for a couple if they have to do so. How long will they have to stay in the city where the egg donation will take place? Where will they stay? How will they get there? How much will it cost? Don’t get overwhelmed with anxiety; the centre’s coordination and patient care service will help you, providing support at all stages of the process. Duration of the visit First … Continue reading Travelling for egg donation

Egg Donation Treatment at ProcreaTec

Egg donation is procedure where an anonymous donor gives her oocytes to a woman who wants to become a mother but can´t with her own eggs. The donor (between 18- 35 years old) offers her eggs altruistically to another woman who, for reasons of age, previous surgery, previous chemotherapy or radiotherapy treatments, amongst other causes has not been able to conceive with her own eggs because of their lack of quality or quantity. FAQ on IVF with Egg Donation