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How soon can you have IVF after having a baby?
26 September 2022
How soon can you have IVF after having a baby?

It’s understandable that many people who experience the joy of holding their own baby in their arms want to do it all over again. Many parents wish to provide a sibling for their offspring or complete their family within what they judge to be an ideal timescale. The desire to grow or complete the family… View Article

telemedicine and assisted reproduction
4 August 2022
Telemedicine and assisted reproduction: present and future

Telemedicine and assisted reproduction are definitely linked, since the pandemic changed our daily lives more than two years ago. The global lockdown removed barriers and created new habits, re-adapting some of them in some cases. With a new perspective, it seems unreasonable now not to bring products or services closer to the consumer. Regard assisted… View Article

testosterone level
14 July 2022
How does low testosterone affect male fertility?

Testosterone is the best-known of the male sex hormones. It is widely recognized for being associated with the production of sperm, as well as muscle mass, bone development and sex drive. Low testosterone can therefore have a negative effect on all these characteristics. However, although the role of testosterone in sperm production is important, low… View Article

Paternal age does not influence maternal and foetal health during pregnancy
6 July 2022
Does paternal age condition the health of the mother and foetus in pregnancy?

Today’s society increasingly delays the age at which men become fathers. Many studies have already been conducted on this issue and on how a woman’s age affects many factors, including perinatal, obstetric and, of course, gestational outcomes. However little or nothing was known until now about the influence of paternal age in this regard. Study… View Article

implantation failure
5 July 2022
Implantation failure and endometrial receptivity: myths and realities

The endometrium and the embryo both play a fundamental role in the gestation process. At the 38th Congress of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), IVIRMA Chief Scientific Officer Juan Antonio García Velasco and IVI Vigo Chief Medical Officer Elkin Muñoz examine the role of the endometrium and the embryo in recurrent… View Article

embryo selection
4 July 2022
Artificial Intelligence enables embryo selection with 90% accuracy

This is not the first time we have discussed the use of Artificial Intelligence in reproductive medicine. Through several studies, IVI has contributed to the development of this ground-breaking tool in embryo selection. Within the framework of the 38th Congress of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), we would now like to… View Article

male fertility decline
6 June 2022
Does male fertility decline with age?

The age-related decline in fertility for women is very well known, as well as the fact that after menopause, women’s fertility comes to an abrupt halt. But what about men? There are plenty of anecdotes about men fathering children into their 70s and even their 80s. We may have the impression that men stay fertile… View Article

coq10
24 May 2022
CoQ10 for egg quality

It’s well known that good nutrition is one of the most important health factors to support fertility. It’s also common knowledge that some nutritional supplements, such as folic acid, are essential to protect the embryo at early stages of its development. But it’s only just starting to emerge that some lesser-known nutrients can actually improve… View Article

high fertility
11 May 2022
Signs of high fertility

When you are trying to conceive, it’s natural to want to know firstly whether you are fertile. Secondly, you wonder when is the best time for sex in order to become pregnant. There are lots of ways to detect signs of high fertility in a woman. Some of them involve testing kits, for example, the… View Article

beta wait
11 May 2022
Coping with the beta wait: tipps and what to avoid during these days

Fertility treatment reaches its peak with the embryo transfer, in the case of IVF, or insemination. All that remains is to wait for the blood test on which all your hopes are pinned. This test will measure the hormone that predicts pregnancy. This period, popularly known as the beta wait, lasts between 9 and 14… View Article

ovulation tests
3 May 2022
How to read ovulation tests

Some fertility gurus will tell you that if you are having sex around 3 times a week, every 2 or 3 days or so, you do not need to worry about tracking or tests for ovulation. But ask anyone who is trying to get pregnant. For most, such a laid-back approach just is not enough…. View Article

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