woman mother by herself
29 January 2018
Is it difficult to be a single mother?

It was for a long time unthinkable for a woman to raise a child on her own and continue to live her life without being judged, shunned or made to feel ashamed of her life choices. As recently as the 60s and 70s it was still common for unmarried young women to give up their… View Article

La ovodonación es un tratamiento de reproducción asistida que requiere los óvulos de una donante anónima para lograr el embarazo.
19 January 2018
What does egg donation abroad entail?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]For couples who have already been through an unsuccessful cycle of In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) using their own spermatozoa and oocytes (eggs), the next step may be to explore the option of using a donor. Donor laws vary from country to country, but in Spain the regulations mean that there is an ample supply of… View Article

8 January 2018
What is pre-implantation genetic diagnosis?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]At IVI we take steps to ensure the best possible outcome for each of our patients, by exploring the options that are most suitable for each case and by providing individualised care. One of the ways in which we improve the chances of success for some of our patients is by offering pre-implantation genetic diagnosis… View Article

2 January 2018
Ovarian rejuvenation: strides forward in fertility treatment

These days there are more options to address infertility than ever before, and medical conditions which would have once dashed any hope of falling pregnant are now being successfully treated. Ovarian rejuvenation is a relatively new concept in the field, but one that is helping fertility specialists to make great strides forward. Using newly developed… View Article

27 December 2017
What’s different about trying to conceive in your 40s?

These days women are tending towards having children later in life than ever before. In the 20th century, economic and social changes and a shift in mindset mean that some do not start to consider starting a family until after their 40th birthday. It is more common than ever for women to have a child… View Article

egg donation in Spain
18 December 2017
Age limit for egg donation in Spain

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]With the strict anonymity laws surrounding sperm and egg donation (also known as oocyte donation) in Spain, people from all over the world travel to the country for infertility treatment. Anonymity is not guaranteed in countries such as Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, and this has a knock-on effect on the availability of… View Article

IVF; fertility preservation; egg donation
12 December 2017
Age barriers to fertility treatment

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]There are major barriers to getting pregnant for many hopeful couples and single women, but with IVI age need not be one of them. With advances happening in the field of fertility preservation and IVF every month, it is now more likely than ever before that patients of more advanced years can achieve their dream… View Article

7 December 2017
Is age a barrier to motherhood?

Fertility treatments are improving and becoming more successful all the time, with options such as In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and surrogacy leading the way and letting women become first-time mothers later in life. International pop star Janet Jackson made the headlines in 2017 when she gave birth to her son at the age of 50…. View Article

Why opt for egg donation in Spain?
21 November 2017
Why opt for egg donation in Spain?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Spain stands out among other European countries due to the difference in regulations surrounding egg donation. While donors in other countries may not be granted anonymity, it is a requirement in Spain. Patients who use donated eggs (also known as oocytes) or sperm in Spain may never know the name, occupation or any other identifying… View Article

Deporte y fertilidad
19 October 2017
Sport and pregnancy: Fit for new beginnings

Falling pregnant is the dream that many women focus on, especially when undergoing In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF). Even when undergoing assisted reproductive treatment, such as artificial insemination, there are questions connected to pregnancy that any woman may have, and one of those is to do with sport. With a little forethought, it is possible to… View Article

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