The Endometrial Receptivity Array Test (ERA) is a method of assessing when the endometrium is most receptive, in order to give a personalised embryo transfer.
The receptivity of the endometrium is a crucial factor in determining the success of IVF treatment.
The endometrium is the tissue lining the uterus, which gets thicker during the cycle until it reaches the optimum thickness for...Learn More
Tubal ligation, also known as “having one’s tubes tied,” is a permanent form of birth control done using either one of two methods. A mini laparotomy or laparoscopy.
A mini laparotomy involves making a small incision in the abdomen and locating the fallopian tubes, which conduct the eggs from the ovaries to the uterus. After the tubes are found and drawn outside the body...Learn More
If you are considering IVF you need to be certain that you are choosing the best fertility centre available. You should consider:
A clinic’s published success rates;
Its experience in fertility treatments; and
The quality of its service.
Location, environment, counselling and support are other factors to be considered.
One important question you need to ask: “Is the facility...Learn More
It’s here. We’ve reached the end! Training is complete and race day is on Saturday.
Today I did my last training run and a thought hit me from an article I scanned the other day. The world is split into “runners and non-runners”. That comment made me laugh out loud.
Can the cloth really be cut into two?
Those of us on the fertility journey I believe would say YES.
Sometimes it feels like the...Learn More
If you are trying to get pregnant, here are a few questions you should ask your doctor on your next visit.
1. Could lifestyle factors such as smoking, alcohol, or stress be affecting my fertility?2. Could my job or my partner’s job be contributing to our problems?
3. Are there any non-medical approaches, such as relaxation or meditation techniques, that could improve my chances of...Learn More