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

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] 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… 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

28 February 2017
Rare Disease Day: the importance of early prevention and diagnosis

Rare Disease Day is dedicated to all those with rare disorders, to their relatives, doctors and social assistants specialised in the sector. More than six thousand rare diseases are known to exist in Spain. IVI offers PGD (Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis) and CGT (Compatibility Genetic Test) as two methods for the diagnosis of genetic anomalies in… View Article

Un 30% de las mujeres nacidas en 1975 no tendrá hijos
21 February 2017
30% of women born in 1975 will end up childless

It is a matter of statistics, but they speak about trends in present day society. According to the latest study by the Centre for Demographic Studies of the UAB, with less than 10 years to be in their 50’s (age at which the demographic balance is closed) women born in 1975 will be the most infertile generation… View Article

IVI arrives to U.S., hand-in-hand with RMANJ and consolidates as biggest group in the world
16 February 2017
IVI arrives to U.S., hand-in-hand with RMANJ and consolidates as biggest group in the world

IVI has announced today their entry in the U.S. by reaching an agreement with RMANJ to merge both companies. The Presidents of IVI, Prof. José Remohí and Prof. Antonio Pellicer, accompanied by the Presidents of RMANJ, Paul A. Bergh, Richard T. Scott and Michael R. Drews have made public in a press conference this merger… View Article

10 February 2017
Pellicer: “One of the great steps forward we have taken and that we are most proud of is our contribution free of charge to preserve the fertility in women with cancer”

IVI’s chairman, Professor Antonio Pellicer, offered this Wednesday a presentation on “IVI: how to deal with infertility” within the framework of Chair of Business Culture of the University of Valencia. Before an audience that exceeded any expectations, Professor Pellicer reviewed the history of IVI from the moment in which he first had the idea of… View Article

Mujeres donantes
1 February 2017
Woman, 18-25 years old, altruist, empathetic and caring… this is the egg donor profile

Donating eggs has become a most common practice for many Spanish women. They are women between 18- and 25 years old, altruist, empathetic and caring… this is the egg donor profile. To become a mother thanks to an egg donation raises a lot of concerns such as how are the woman who donate their eggs…. View Article

Una sana alimentazione: cosa fare con i chili di troppo?
20 January 2017
Healthy eating: What do I do with overweight?

We have just started a brand new year and little by little routine has been established again after a few days in which, we all, to a greater or lesser degree, have altered our daily rhythm overindulging in food. Back to school for the children, back to the office… and back to face with the… View Article

Antonio Pellicer, best researcher
12 January 2017
IVI established as the leading researcher in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology in Spain

According to the latest h-index update in July, Professor Antonio Pellicer, the President of IVI, leads the ranking for the best researcher in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Biology in Spain. In a study of scientific output with the greatest global impact, he received an h-index of 66; while Professor Simón came 2nd with an h-index… View Article

anevivo assisted reproduction treatment
11 May 2016
In Vivo Fertilization, a promising development

IVI Bilbao has achieved the birth of the first baby in Spain gestated using a new natural In Vivo Fertilization technique. The technology, called AneVivo, allows the fertilization and early development of the embryo in the womb, using a capsule rather than in a laboratory incubator as is the case in the current process of… View Article

implantation bleeding
26 April 2016
Implantation bleeding


appointment with the gynecologist
19 April 2016
Appointment with a gynaecologist

A gynaecological examination is an annual event for a woman, often scheduled after they have their first period or begin to have sex. These examinations are necessary for the prevention of gynaecological diseases, which occur more frequently the more advanced the society, and more formally the higher the educational level of the women. If all… View Article

mother’s day
15 March 2016
Seven year celebrating mother’s day: Clare’s story

Once she had her Fallopian tubes removed, Clare knew she would struggle more than other women to achieve her dream of motherhood. The doctor said that her only option would be to resort to IVF and, without any hesitation, she started treatment to have her baby. Unfortunately, one after the other, her attempts to get… View Article

7 March 2016
March: Endometriosis month

Endometriosis is a disease that is usually diagnosed too late. Lack of awareness of the symptoms among the female population and the lack of specialists in this specific field of gynaecology contribute to the detrimental effect it has on the quality of life of women with the disease, whether they are aware of their condition… View Article

Syringe and petri dish with letters DNA. h-index
28 February 2016
World Rare Disease Day

Tomorrow is World Rare Disease Day, and we want to dedicate this post to all those people who struggle every day to live as best they can with their afflictions. Often genes play tricks. Every year we see dozens of parents and families surprised when their babies are born with a genetic disease. Recently, significant… View Article

What is IVI Baby?

VI Baby is a new concept that has been introduced with the aim of offering patients peace of mind and the certainty that they will achieve their objective. IVI Baby offers an answer to their fears and uncertainty. It is the promise and guarantee that their dream of having a baby will come true.

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