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How To Judge IVF Success Rates

How To Judge IVF Success Rates

The following factors can help determine your success with IVF treatment: Whether you have had a pregnancy before Having previously been pregnant (either on or off treatment) increases the chance that you will be successful again. Your response to treatment Some women do not develop follicles in response to the medications, and others do, for … Read More

Tips For Getting Pregnant

By Denise Donati As a nurse working in the area of infertility for nearly 20 years and now running my own IVF clinic, I have seen many people over the years come to the clinic having heard a lot of myths about getting pregnant and often making the same mistakes. Generally the mistakes relate to … Read More

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The Lower The Sperm Count, The Lower The Chances

If the semen (fluid) that you ejaculate during an orgasm is abnormal, you might be suffering from low sperm count. Your sperm count should be 15 million sperm per milliliter of semen to be considered normal. Infertility affects 15 percent of healthy couples, and of those cases, males are the cause 40 percent of the … Read More

Male Fertility Tests

When couples are having trouble conceiving – typically after one year of trying – the issue can be from either by the male or female. Before you can be sure, you should have fertility tests done. A medical professional can only diagnose infertility after a series of tests have been administered. In cases of infertility, … Read More

Good and Bad Eggs

One in every three women is infertile but the causes of infertility vary. One of the most common causes is poor egg quality decreasing the chances of your eggs developing into a baby. You can still get pregnant but poor egg quality can make things more difficult. Thanks to modern technology, more and more options … Read More

Bed Rest After Embryo Transfer Doesn’t Help

There is now research that finally dispels the old wives tale that bed rest post embryo transfer will make a difference to the outcome. At Fertility Solutions, we often get asked by our patients if lying down for 10, 15, 30 minutes or longer after their embryo transfer will improve their chances of a pregnancy. … Read More

The First Successful IVF Birth

For decades, In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) has been the preferred treatment for couples who suffer from infertility. There have been many successful IVF stories, all bringing happiness into the lives of those parents who once believed they would never have children of their own. Of all the success stories, there has to be the first; … Read More

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IVF and Adoption: Which Option is Best for Me?

You may be one of the many people around the world who is suffering from infertility. Some medical issue may be preventing you and your partner from conceiving, but you do not have to give up on your hopes of becoming a parent. There are various options available to you and your spouse. Two of … Read More

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4 Myths About In Vitro Fertilisation

One of the greatest phrases is: You cannot believe everything you hear. This statement applies to In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) too. You may be looking for a way to boost your IVF cycle’s success rate, but not every tip will work. While some statements made about IVF are factual, others are purely a myth. You … Read More

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Does Acupuncture Boost IVF Success Rates?

Many individuals believe that acupuncture helps boost the success rates for In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Testing shows that women who have had acupuncture done during their IVF cycles have a higher success rate than those women who did not. Studies cannot confirm that acupuncture was the cause of these higher success rates, but many specialists … Read More