23 April 2018
IVI Madrid awarded stamp of excellence

 For the first time, IVI’s Madrid clinic has been awarded the ‘Madrid Excelente’ stamp of approval. Given out by a community interest group aiming to highlight the city’s best and brightest private companies, ‘Madrid Excelente’ is an indicator of the highest quality customer care and attention to detail. In terms of what this means for… View Article

18 April 2018
IVI clinic opens in Orlando, Florida

IVI have long been world leaders in fertility treatments, with cutting edge technologies and a ground-breaking approach to the science of infertility. With 70 clinics worldwide, which included 31 in IVI’s home country of Spain, in 2017 we were already on course to become the go-to experts for people hoping to become parents. A merger… View Article

23 March 2018
What are the most frequently asked questions about embryo transfers?

You may have heard about frozen embryo transfers and may be confused or concerned, but there is no need to be. This process simply means that instead of the female patient going through ovarian stimulation at the start of each cycle of In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF), embryos from a previous cycle are thawed ready for… View Article

Diagnostico genetico preimplantacional
16 March 2018
What are the benefits of Preimplantation Genetic Screening for IVF?

One of the benefits of opting for In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is that patients may be tested for potential genetic problems before attempting a cycle. Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) are extra stages of the procedure that patients are able to opt for if they are worried that there may be… View Article

IVI ROPA shared motherhood method
21 February 2018
What is the ROPA shared motherhood method?

At IVI we believe every individual has the right to start a family. This means that we do not discriminate based on age, employment status or sexual orientation. We provide fertility treatments for both locals and patients who travel to us from all over the world at our fertility clinics in Spain. Our patients include… View Article

Is pregnancy possible after tubal ligation?
12 February 2018
Is pregnancy possible a after tubal ligation?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The chances of becoming pregnant after tubal ligation are small: around one in 200. The good news is that women who have undergone tubal ligation and subsequently changed their minds about family planning no longer have to just keep trying and hope against hope. They can come to IVI for help. Opting for In Vitro… View Article

7 February 2018
Can pregnancy be an option after cancer?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As if going through diagnosis and treatment for cancer weren’t enough, there is an added stress for many women in that they may not have started or completed their families beforehand. While treatments for cancers improve year on year, and survival rates for certain types are now higher than ever, there are other consequences that… View Article

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

La ovodonación es un tratamiento de reproducción asistida que requiere los óvulos de una donante anónima para lograr el embarazo.
10 October 2017
Gamete Donation: What You Need to Know

Choosing to donate gametes – either sperm or eggs – is one of the most selfless acts a person can perform. With rising infertility in men and women worldwide, trying to get pregnant can be stressful and upsetting. The availability of sperm and eggs for use in treatments such as In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and… View Article

Embryo Donation
3 October 2017
Embryo Donation: The Gift of Life

For some of those hoping to have a child through assisted reproductive treatments, embryo donation may be the way forward. There are instances where the female partner may not have suitable eggs, and so, a donor will be required. A pre-fertilized egg – an embryo – can be the perfect solution. Due to limited availability… View Article

25 September 2017
10 things to pack in your suitcase when you travel to make a transfer

Deciding to undergo assisted reproduction treatments is a big step, and it is an even bigger one to choose to do it abroad. There are many reasons why prospective parents who are trying to get pregnant might travel to undergo treatments such as In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) or artificial insemination in a country other than… View Article

20 September 2017
Infertility in Europe: statistical data

In Europe, one of Earth’s richest continents, birth rates have been dropping consistently for generations. Apart from changes in religious attitudes, affordability of child and healthcare, and equal rights for women, this is partially down to infertility. There are multiple issues that can affect a couple’s chances of conceiving. In the countries where there are… View Article

[:ar]Quiero ser madre… soltera
13 September 2017
Single Women and Assisted Reproduction

For women who have decided to take the plunge and try for a child independently, there are a range of different techniques and procedures that should be considered. Intra uterine insemination (IUI treatment) using sperm for a donor is most commonly the first port of call, while In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) with donated sperm and… View Article

6 September 2017
When a fertility treatment fails: how to cope

Starting a cycle of fertility treatment automatically raises hopes of having a child, whether the patient has travelled to Spain for egg donation or undergone In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) in their home country. Those trying to conceive via assisted reproduction are more likely to feel delicate, as it is possible they have spent months or… View Article

1 September 2017
Fertility treatments around the world

Treatments for infertility range from artificial insemination to In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) with either donated eggs or sperm or the patients’ own. Breakthroughs in new technologies and medical procedures mean that many couples and single women who previously would have faced childlessness are now able to conceive and deliver healthy babies. Around one in six… View Article

Embarazo de gemelos o mellizos
29 August 2017
IVF and twins

When pregnancy results from In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) there is a higher than average chance of conceiving twins. Multiple births are common in this kind of infertility treatment as multiple eggs are fertilised at the same time and transferred back into the uterus. Historically this has resulted in the highest chance of falling pregnant, though… View Article

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26 August 2017
Fertility Tests: A to Z

Are you trying for your first baby, or looking to complete your family? If so, it may seem like everyone in the world is getting pregnant while you are still waiting. Perhaps you want an idea of your chances of success if you opt to have IVF abroad. Perhaps you are wondering how to delay… View Article

23 August 2017
Treating infertility & PCOS with IVF

There are many causes and contributing factors that can lead to problems with fertility, especially in older people, but that does not have to mean that there is no hope. With the incredible advancements in In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) it is possible to overcome a multitude of issues. Infertility can be down to the man,… View Article

IVI - IVF in Spain
22 August 2017
Infertility and pain: is IVF painful?

People experience sensations very differently, and what may be unbearable to one person may not be cause for concern in another. This is a good reason not to be unduly alarmed about the amount of pain you can expect to go through when undergoing IVF in Spain or in one of IVI’s other clinics. Each… View Article

Egg donation- IVI fertility
8 May 2017
What is egg donation and how does it work?

An introduction to egg donation Egg donation forms part of a method of assisted reproduction. It has become increasingly common in recent years due to the social tendency for women to postpone having children until later on in life, when their fertility is often reduced. This method of assisted reproduction is also useful in many… View Article

21 March 2017
IVI supports schooling for syrian refugees children in Turkey

According to UNESCO, education is a fundamental human right and essential for the exercise of all other human rights and freedoms. Such right is founded on four core principles such as: non-discrimination, equality of opportunity and treatment, universal access to education and the principle of solidarity. However, millions of children and adults remain deprived of… View Article

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