If you’re going through IVF, you’ve probably heard ‘FSH’. But what exactly is FSH and why is it used in fertility treatments?
Most of us have time off around the Christmas and New Year period. Usually it’s a time where we unwind, and relax with family and friends. We look into how the Christmas break can affect your fertility.
Dr Clare Boothroyd has been instrumental in the birth of hundreds of IVF babies and she has dedicated her life to the treatment of infertility, training new clinicians in the field and improving treatments for fertility problems.
Recently Dr Clare Boothroyd attended a fertility conference in Europe where there were some interesting findings about fertility and IVF. One finding was that nuts can improve sperm count.
Remember when mobile phones didn’t exist? Who would have believed that everyone - even school children would be carrying a mobile phone? Technologies have to be initially used by early adopters (the ones always wanting to try new technologies). The same goes with IVF incubators.
Lately mitochondrial transfer (known in the media as ‘three person ivf’) has been in the media more than normal as it is currently illegal in Australia. There are mixed views about mitochondrial transfer and here’s what Dr Boothroyd, one of Care Fertility’s Fertility Specialists, shares about mitochondrial transfer.