Frozen embryos is a common way for couples to maximise the chance of falling pregnant from a single IVF or ICSI cycle. When using frozen embryos, there is a process of thawing the embryos and then transferring them to the uterus. There are three ways in which a uterus is prepared for the transfer of a thawed frozen embryo.
A recent study looked into the dose of FSH (a follicle stimulating hormone) given during IVF to see if it affects the number of eggs or the number of embryos.
A chemical pregnancy is a very early pregnancy loss, usually before the fifth week. The egg is fertilised, and starts to implant in the uterus. Chemical pregnancies are very common and as they occur not long after conception and many couples may not realise they have had a chemical pregnancy.
When you’re deciding which fertility clinic to start your IVF journey with, success rates can be one factor to consider. However, when comparing IVF success rates it can be confusing. Here are 3 tips to help you understand and interpret IVF success rates.
There’s been much speculation that COVID-19 vaccines might affect a man’s fertility. Though there is no evidence that COVID-19 vaccines impact fertility, there are recent studies suggesting that one potentially long-lasting consequence of having infection with the SARS Cov-2 virus (COVID-19 virus) affects male fertility adversely and may cause male infertility.
There are infusion fertility “add-ons” that are sometimes offered before starting fertility treatment. In this article, we will explain how the infusion works and if it should be used as an add-on for fertility treatment.
Carrier screening is a test to determine if you are a carrier of a specific disease. Even if you don’t have the disease, you can be a carrier of the gene causing the disease. In this blog, we’ll explain how genes work and if you should have your embryos tested for genetic abnormalities.
Having a miscarriage is extremely distressing and sad. Many women feel they have done something wrong or that there is something wrong with them. This is not always the case and unfortunately, miscarriages are common. With a natural pregnancy 1 in 5 are miscarriages. With IVF pregnancy 1 in 4 pregnancies miscarry.
In Australia, robots are used for many different types of surgeries, such as prostatic surgery now robotic surgery can be used during fertility treatment. Using robot technology in fertility treatments allows complex manoeuvres, excellent magnification, reduced blood loss and faster recovery time.