Category: IVF

Fertility Preservation & Breast Cancer

Fertility Preservation & Breast Cancer Cancer Research UK identified over 55.000 cases of breast cancer per year, with a 78% survival rate. Although there is no particular cause for developing breast cancer, unhealthy lifestyle, excessive consumption of alcohol, family history of breast cancer, are some of the risk factors that can increase the chances of […]

Top 5 Factors Affecting IVF Success

The first IVF baby was welcomed into the world on 25th July 1978. Since Louise Joy Brown was born, more and more couples, who would have been otherwise unlucky, have been able to experience the joy of parenthood year on year. Today, 1% of babies born worldwide are conceived through Assisted Reproductive Technologies. Although there […]

Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET)

FET – Frozen Embryo Transfer   This article has been submitted by Sareena Sharma, Embryologist at specialist fertility clinic, IVF London. What is FET? Whether you are undergoing fertility treatment or have had your eggs or embryos frozen, you will have heard of the term ‘FET’ or Frozen Embryo Transfer. The procedure is normally done […]

Egg and Sperm Donation: what does it involve and what are the regulations?

Egg and Sperm Donation: what does it involve and what are the regulations? This article has been contributed by Sareena Sharma, Embryologist at specialist fertility clinic, IVF London. Egg and sperm donation can be a good option when gametes from one or both partners cannot be used for fertility treatment. However, the prospect of using […]

Preparing for IVF success with nutrition and lifestyle changes

Preparing for IVF success with nutrition and lifestyle changes This article has been contributed by Sandra Greenbank, Nutritional Therapist at IVF London, specialist fertility clinic based in Elstree, London.   Nutrition really forms a base for healthy fertility and pregnancy. The food that you eat can have a direct impact on the development of the […]

Preimplantation genetic screening explained

Preimplantation genetic screening explained This article has been contributed by Embryologist, Sareena Sharma for IVF London– specialist fertility clinic based in Elstree, London. What is Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS)? Preimplantation genetic screening is a method used to check the number of chromosomes in an embryo. Up to 50 % of embryos produced may have an […]