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IVI launches guide for patients with PCOS
22 September 2022
IVI launches guide for patients with PCOS

September is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) Awareness Month. Despite affecting 1 in 10 women, PCOS is still an ‘unknown’ to many women. With the aim of helping to raise awareness and encouraging a better understanding of the condition, IVI has launched an informative guide dedicated to Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. PCOS: an unknown disorder Polycystic Ovary… View Article

Normozoospermia analyzed by microscope. Semen analysis normal sp
5 September 2022
Azoospermia: What is it and how do we treat it?

What is azoospermia? A low sperm count is characterised by having fewer sperm in the ejaculate than the average – normally, this is anything fewer than 15 million per millilitre. Azoospermia is a lesser-known phenomenon, meaning a complete absence of sperm. Bear in mind, though that it does not often mean the absence of ejaculate…. View Article

Advanced paternity does not affect maternal or foetal health during pregnancy
6 July 2022
Advanced paternity does not affect maternal or foetal health during pregnancy

Within the framework of the 38th Congress of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) Two studies presented by IVI at the 38th Congress of ESHRE confirm that advanced paternal age does not appear to negatively affect the health of mother or foetus during pregnancy Health indicators such as gestational diabetes, hypertension, infant… View Article

Chemical Pregnancy: Myths and realities of endometrial receptivity
5 July 2022
Chemical Pregnancy: Myths and realities of endometrial receptivity

Within the framework of the 38th Congress of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) The embryo and the endometrium are fundamental players in the process of early pregnancy In a new study, two doctors from IVI, Dr Juan Antonio García Velasco and Dr Elkin Muñoz, analysed how they factor in recurrent implantation… View Article

Applying AI to embryo selection
4 July 2022
New AI study achieves 90% accuracy in the selection of chromosomally normal embryos

A pioneering study from IVI combines five modules of embryo image analysis using AI to detect the number of chromosome sets in a cell 2,500 embryos have been analysed, offering a revolutionary technique in the field of embryology, which is non-invasive, universal, standardised, automatic and improves all current methods of embryo selection Within the framework… View Article

How does smoking tobacco damage fertility?
31 May 2022
How does smoking tobacco damage fertility?

Every year, May 31 marks World No Tobacco Day with the goal of helping raise awareness about the health consequences of smoking tobacco. Among the negative health consequences for both men and women is infertility. Dr Tomasz Lukaszewski, Consultant Gynaecologist at IVI London, answers some of the most common questions we receive about the connection… View Article

Anxiety During the Two-Week Wait After IVF
18 May 2022
How to Manage Anxiety During the Two-Week Wait After IVF

Women and couples undergoing fertility treatment will at some stage face the two-week wait – the time it takes until a pregnancy blood test can be performed following an embryo transfer or IUI procedure Up to 40% of women suffer from high levels of stress during this time, meanwhile a new study has shown that… View Article

Menopause concept vector illustration.
22 April 2022
How does female fertility change with age?

You may already know that for both men and women, fertility changes with age – but do you understand how? In this article, we delve closer into female fertility specifically and how this changes with age, how age affects the chances of conceiving naturally, and some of the numbers you need to be aware of… View Article

Erectile Dysfunction
30 March 2022
Erectile Dysfunction: Solutions and How to Get Help

When it comes to discussing male fertility issues, the focus is normally on whether there is enough sperm, and the reasons as to why the sperm are unable to fertilise the egg. Now take a step back in the journey: in order to deposit semen at the cervix, couples must engage in regular sexual intercourse… View Article

Professional massage of the abdomen
3 March 2022
Are there benefits to fertility massage therapy?

When you’re trying for a baby, it’s tempting to try everything you can to give yourself the best chance of conceiving. From regular temperature checks to detect ovulation through to carrying around a rose quartz crystal ‘just in case’, these rituals can each carry personal significance to each individual. One of these rituals is the… View Article

Doctor make uterus examination concept. Gynecology and female
24 January 2022
What are the key signs of infertility in women?

It might seem obvious, but the clearest sign of infertility is the inability to get pregnant despite having regular, unprotected sex. At IVI, we recommend that you consult your GP or a fertility specialist if you find that you have not been able to get pregnant after 12 months of trying to conceive. If you… View Article



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