Dr. Juliet Skinner, Medical Director at Barbados Fertility Centre blogs about Endometriosis
Endometriosis is a common condition, affecting over 7 million women in the USA. It is a common cause of pelvic pain, and unfortunately a medical condition which is associated with huge implications for fertility. While clinically diverse, it is generally progressive and over time significantly reduces...Learn More
We are a team of women working with couples but in particular other women to deliver on their dreams of starting (or expanding) a family. Women have achieved a lot but there is sill a long way to go. We will continue today and every day to provide the best treatment options for women suffering with infertility. We will continue to give voice to the disease (on our social platforms) which...Learn More
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