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Montgomery Tubercles: Are they an Early Sign of Pregnancy?
19 August 2020
Montgomery Tubercles: Are they an Early Sign of Pregnancy?

Montgomery tubercles, also known as Montgomery glands, are raised white bumps that look similar to goosebumps on the nipple and surrounding areola. They are named after William Fetherstone Montgomery, an Irish physician and obstetrician who first described them in 1837, although it is fair to assume that many thousands of women, over many generations, had… View Article

Vitrification of oocytes
8 July 2020
The importance of egg preservation for women with endometriosis

IVI presents a study that reveals the relationship between early fertility preservation and a higher gestation success rate in endometriosis patients On the occasion of the 36th Congress of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) We have already talked about endometriosis on other occasions, what this disease consists of, what its main… View Article

IVF lab
7 July 2020
Artificial intelligence in embryo selection: a reality thanks to IVI

Artificial Intelligence has made it possible to create the KIDScoreD5 system, which automatically analyses and classifies embryos, increasing the probability of gestation IVI has carried out the most extensive study to date, which has enabled it to demonstrate this clinical revolution in embryo selection using Artificial Intelligence This study on Artificial Intelligence and KIDScoreD5 is… View Article

Woman and microscope
6 July 2020
Hope for women with premature ovarian failure

Promising results are achieved in women under 40 with the worst reproductive scenario at ovarian level, thanks to the ASCOT technique (infusion of stem cells in the ovarian artery), which was already successful in low-responder patients The latest development shows the benefits of mobilizing stem cells in bone marrow and how, without injecting them, they… View Article

Single Mother
3 July 2020
As a single mother, what is the best way to manage my situation?

The Office for National Statistics reports that in 2019 there were 1.8 million single parents in the UK and these make up nearly a quarter of all families with dependent children. Of that 1.8 million, fewer than one in a hundred are teenagers, about 10% are single fathers, leaving the vast majority of over 1.6… View Article

Fertility treatment for single women
3 July 2020
What is the best age for getting pregnant?

A woman’s fertile years cover the whole span between the onset of menstruation at puberty through to menopause. Within that timeline, some periods are better for getting pregnant than others. However, as a further complication in an affluent Western culture, other considerations come into play, such as societal norms and the competing imperatives of career,… View Article

egg donation UK
3 July 2020
What is the process for egg donation?

If you’re thinking of becoming an egg donor in the UK, you obviously have strong altruistic impulses and a sisterly generosity that makes you want to offer your help to women who need it. But your kind-hearted gesture is not something to be undertaken lightly. You need to know what your commitment will be in… View Article

In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF)
15 June 2020
Is the IVF process painful for women?

If you’re planning a course of IVF fertility treatment, knowing what to expect could help reduce your anxiety and stress. . A very common question from women about to embark on IVF treatment is whether or not it will be painful. In order to address this common concern, we need to break down the IVF… View Article

Fertility month
4 June 2020
Assisted Reproduction: the 4 major keys to IVI’s success

In Fertility Month, IVI shares the pillars on which its success is based Cumulative pregnancy rates following three in vitro fertilization cycles using donated eggs are very close to 100%. Watching over patients’ safety at every step, achieving outstanding success rates even in most challenging cases, investing in cutting-edge research and learning to control time,… View Article

month of fertility awareness
28 May 2020
June: month of fertility awareness

In June we all respond to the prompting of blue skies and fresh new foliage, bursting buds and a riot of flowers; finally, we can welcome summer and celebrate the month of fertility. The summer solstice is the ancient traditional time for sowing seeds, planting crops and celebrating midsummer marriages in homage to the earth’s… View Article

Blood in semen and urine
18 May 2020
Possible causes of blood in the semen

Blood in semen, or hematospermia, may cause considerable distress to patients who experience it. Fortunately, it is most often a benign, self-limited and isolated symptom that resolves without any medical intervention. In fact, up to 70% of patients will experiencing hematospermia without any underlying cause. But why is there blood in the semen? What are… View Article



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