Breast Cancer Awareness Month
19 October 2020
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 37 reasons not to lose hope

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It’s dedicated to highlighting and supporting women all over the world who are living with breast cancer. This year, the message from IVI is clear: becoming a mother after cancer is possible. Since starting our fertility preservation programme, “Becoming a Mother After Cancer”, we have helped 37 babies to… View Article

Montgomery Tubercles – an early sign of pregnancy?
19 August 2020
Montgomery Tubercles – 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

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 can help to reduce anxiety and stress. A very common question from women about to embark on IVF treatment is whether or not it will be painful. To address this concern, we’ve broken down the IVF process to look at which parts… View Article

Fertility month
4 June 2020
The 4 major keys to IVI’s success

During Fertility Month, IVI shares the pillars on which its success is based Cumulative pregnancy rates following three IVF 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, are four… View Article

month of fertility awareness
28 May 2020
June: Fertility Awareness Month

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

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