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How to 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

Difference Between Left Ovary and Right Ovary
17 November 2022
Difference Between Left Ovary and Right Ovary

The idea that there is any difference between the left and right ovary might come as a surprise to some. After all, it would be understandable to assume that, since we have two ovaries, the work of producing a mature egg each month would be distributed equally between the left and right ovary. But then… View Article

Prof. Antonio Pellicer best researcher
16 November 2022
Professor Antonio Pellicer, best researcher in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology in Spain

Prof. Antonio Pellicer, CEO of IVIRMA, heads the ranking of the best researchers in Spain in the category of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and in Reproductive Biology. This is reflected in the h-index, based on the scientific production with the greatest impact throughout the world. The truth is that Professor Pellicer has led this classification for… View Article

how long is a woman's egg viable after ovulation
5 November 2022
How long is a woman’s egg viable after ovulation?

When you’re trying to get pregnant, it’s important to understand the basics about fertility, beyond the simple fact that you need an egg and a sperm, and they need to meet at the right time, for conception to occur. How long is a woman’s egg viable after ovulation? The fact is, this is normally only… View Article

male infertility
27 October 2022
Artificial Intelligence tools and mother-embryo dialogue, IVI’s main players at the ASRM Congress

Male infertility and artificial intelligence is also one of our priorities while researching. Research is one of the mainstays of IVI’s success and leadership in the field of reproductive medicine. Over the last few days we have been present at the 78th Congress of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM), with numerous research projects…. View Article

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