How does PGS improve IVF success rates?

A genetic test, known as pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS), is widely used to get better results in IVF. A large majority of IVF failures are blamed on poor embryo quality and fertility experts recommend PGS to be able to select the best embryo that is most likely to result in a positive pregnancy. So how does PGS improve IVF success rates? Using PGS, the embryos can be checked for abnormal… Read More

What’s the cost of IVF in Mexico? Debunking false claims

13 of every 100 couples in the US have fertility problems and around 2 percent of the children are born with the help of ART every year, according to the US CDC. It is an expensive treatment. Many patients travel overseas in pursuit of low-cost IVF and if you can just go across the border, it is that much more convenient. The cost of IVF in Mexico is almost a… Read More

Second IVF Baby: what are your chances?

If you’ve conceived once via IVF, you’re likely to be able to do that again. After an initial success, the chances of having a second child with assisted reproductive technology (ART) are quite good, according to a study published today in reproductive medicine journal, Human Reproduction. This is the first major study to investigate the chances of having a second IVF baby. Analysing data from IVF clinics in Australia and… Read More

Does Gluten cause infertility?

Gluten intolerance may be responsible for fertility problems in both men and women, research has indicated. So, if you are struggling to conceive and have been given the rather frustrating diagnosis of unexplained infertility, you might want to check if the problem is caused by the Gluten in your diet. How does Gluten cause infertility? Will eliminating it from your diet help you get pregnant? Gluten—a protein commonly found in… Read More

Diagnosis & Treatment of Unexplained Infertility

The diagnosis of unexplained fertility is extremely frustrating, and it is quite common. Around one in five infertile couples are told that the doctors are unable to identify any specific reason for their conception problems. So, when you don’t know what’s wrong, how can you find a solution to it? Not all hope is lost because even if your infertility cannot be explained, it can be treated. Is your infertility… Read More