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
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
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
Our team is made up of professionals with broad experience in the field of Assisted Reproduction, whose work has been recognized internationally.
In 1990, the British scientist David Baker had already conducted research to prove that what happens in the female womb is vitally important to understand a new-born baby’s DNA. A study recently conducted by the Valencia Infertility Foundation, published in the prestigious English journal Development, reveals that a baby’s genes can be altered by the gestating female even though the egg used for the embryo originates from a donor, not her. Until today, hypotheses suggesting that genetic exchange occurred … Continue reading Genetic transmission is possible even in pregnancies with donated eggs
Results, professional team, quality assurance and customer service programmes, technological means All of these considerations are valid and should be taken into account when choosing the best assisted reproduction clinic. Currently, there is a wide-ranging supply of fertility clinics but not all of them meet the expected requirements of customers. Success rates In Spain, the Spanish Fertility Society -a scientific body supported and funded by the Ministry of Health- keeps a register. Signing up to the register is voluntary but … Continue reading Key considerations when choosing a fertility clinic
Spain is ranked as one of the top countries for egg donors, year after year. Forty percent of egg donations in Europe take place in Spain, according to the V International Fertility Symposium organised by the Spanish Fertility Society. This means that in addition to the donation of blood, bone marrow and other organs, Spain sustains life through egg donation. What does egg donation consist of? Egg donation in Spain is an altruistic and anonymous act regulated by the law. … Continue reading Who are the egg donors in Spain?
How many egg donation treatments are carried out per year? We do roughly 600 egg donation cycles per year. Are there are any restrictions to treatment at the clinic? We do have an age limit – women are accepted as patients until their 50th birthday. We treat single women, unmarried and married heterosexual and homosexual couples. What are ProcreaTec’s success rates with donor eggs? Our success rate with donor eggs is around 60%. Please see here Do you use frozen … Continue reading FAQ on IVF with Egg Donation
Cryopreservation of oocytes is a technique that allows women to preserve fertility for the purpose of using these oocytes at a later date or to safeguard fertility due to medical reasons. New York University Fertility Center and New York University School of Medicine conducted a research to determine if long-term cryopreservation of oocytes affects oocyte developmental competence, live-birth rates and blastocyst aneuploidy. In this research, a total of 33 patients cryopreserved their oocytes for various reasons. Only one patient who … Continue reading Does cryopreservation of oocytes affect future embryos?