It was almost two weeks ago – I sat on a beach, the warm blanket of sand underneath me and the tears started to roll.
Life was changing so quickly and I felt like I could not keep up.
Sitting under the tree, I picked up a handful of sand and watched the grains cascade through my fingers. I didn’t try to stop them, instead I was mesmerized by the flow and natural pull of gravity. The natural...Learn More
The dictionary defines the word pivot as “the central point, pin, or shaft on which a mechanism turns or oscillates”. However with the recent tragic passing of Kobe Bryant, the reference to basketball seemed a bit more appropriate to the direction my thoughts were going in this month.
In basketball this term is used to define both the act of keeping one foot in place while moving the other and...Learn More
You may be surprised to learn that quite a lot of our patients come to Barbados with their parents for treatment. Recently we sat down with David Turcot (one of Jasper, Canada’s favourite sons) to discuss a parents view of the island of Barbados, fertility treatment abroad and supporting his daughter Katrina going through this process.
Listen to the Podcast here:...Learn More
It’s 2020 and we are kicking off a New Year and a new decade!
This is a time where people normally set their goals and resolutions. Personally I love doing this but it also can come with a sense of anxiety and pressure that we need to establish these fundamentals. Instead today I want us to do something a little bit different. Today, I invite you to please grab a chair and join me here at my...Learn More
Before we can talk about the mosaic embryo, we must understand more about genetics and embryos…
Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes, 22 chromosomes labelled 1-22 in descending order of size and a pair of sometimes matched (XX) in women and sometimes mismatched (XY) in man, sex chromosomes.
In general, when an embryo becomes an embryo, it has a perfectly matched set of 23 chromosome pairs...Learn More