What’s happening to hormones in early pregnancy?
30 March 2023
What’s happening to hormones in early pregnancy?

If you’re pregnant, you have been through puberty. You may already know about the effects of hormonal changes on your body and your mood. But, as with puberty, these changes and fluctuations are essential for the process of forming a new life. So, in the bigger picture, they are good for you and your baby…. View Article

uterine fibroids
30 March 2023
Uterine fibroids and premature ovarian failure: three IVI studies have received awards at the SRI

For yet another year, IVI has been present at the congress of the Society for Reproductive Research (SRI), which held its 70th edition in Brisbane. It is one of the most important reproductive medicine events in the world, which is why we presented several papers, some of which received awards. Research activity is one of… View Article

taboos fertility
7 March 2023
IVI believes in breaking taboos on fertility

Taboos in fertility are widespread. The time has come for us to put an end to these taboos. During more than 30 years IVI has been at the forefront of reproductive medicine. We have put a face and a name to many cases of men and women who dreamed of having a child. We have… View Article

what is a chemical pregnancy
22 February 2023
What is a chemical pregnancy?

What is a chemical pregnancy? A chemical pregnancy is a very early miscarriage, detectable through biochemical means – a home pregnancy test or a blood test. It is not detectable through an ultrasound scan or the presence of a fetal heartbeat. For someone who is longing to become pregnant, it can be just as devastating… View Article

track ovulation with PCOS
24 January 2023
How to track ovulation with PCOS

How to track ovulation with PCOS? Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a very common condition which affects around one in ten women. If you or someone you know has PCOS, you probably also know that it’s one of the most common causes of infertility. This is because it tends to go along with irregular periods…. View Article

When to do a pregnancy test after blastocyst transfer
24 January 2023
When to do a pregnancy test after blastocyst transfer

What’s the earliest you can take a pregnancy test? This is the first question many of our patients ask after blastocyst transfer, the culmination of the IVF treatment cycle. It’s completely understandable. After all, our patients have gone through a lot, emotionally and physically, to reach this stage. However, there are a few factors that… View Article

implantation cramping
23 December 2022
Implantation Cramping: Everything You Need to Know

 Implantation cramping is a good example of how your body could be signaling that you have conceived even before it is detectable on a home test. On the other hand, a slight twinge or cramp could be a signal that your next period is about to begin. How to tell the difference? When you’re trying… View Article

how to calculate ovulation
16 December 2022
How to calculate ovulation

Many aspects of human fertility are complicated; others are straightforward and simple. To conceive a baby, a healthy sperm has to meet and fertilize a mature egg. And in a normally functioning menstrual cycle, the mature egg is only available for around 24 hours following ovulation. Considering this,  there is a first question a woman… View Article

bulky uterus
13 December 2022
Bulky Uterus: symptoms, causes and treatment

For most women who are not pregnant, the normal size of the uterus is about the same as a clenched fist or a pear. Naturally the uterus, or womb, it is an expandable organ, capable of filling out to the size of a watermelon during pregnancy. However, there can be other reasons for a bulky… View Article

dominant follicle ovary
10 December 2022
What is a dominant follicle and how to prevent it

Is there a dominant follicle ovary ? In the human reproductive system, the ovaries contain thousands of primordial undeveloped follicles. Each one of them has the potential to develop into an egg which through the ovulation, but very few do. The one, or occasionally two, which make it to maturity each month will have become… View Article

What is a Follicle Scan?
21 November 2022
What is a Follicle Scan?

In a normal menstrual cycle, there is a window of five days or so in which you can conceive. This is because one of the prerequisites for conception and pregnancy is the presence of a mature egg waiting to be fertilized. There are lots of ways for women who want to become pregnant to work… View Article

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