“We’re no different from women who do it as a couple, we’re just women with the desire to be mothers.”
Strong, empowered, with a University Degree and with a job that offers financial independence. This is the profile of the patients who decide to face their maternity alone or also known as single mothers by choice.
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Infertility can push you into a roller coaster of emotions. Feelings of guilt, shame, anger, helplessness and unpredictability can become a constant stress source for every patient.
They try to understand why something seemingly easy and natural for some, but a struggle for them. It is also hard when something so private and intimate like a pregnancy is turned into something medical.
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In Spain Egg Donation has been regulated by law for more than 30 years. Therefore, we might think that society has normalised it and that nowadays it no longer surprises or bothers anyone. But it is still a topic surrounded by myths and taboos, so it is understandable that both donors and recipient couples or women have doubts about the process.
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‘The percentage of patients with man infertility is considerable’
Man infertility is deemed to exist when, after a year of unprotected sexual intercourse without conceiving a child, a complete test of the couple reveals that the causes of infertility are attributable to the man.
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Nowadays assisted reproduction techniques allow us to delay the age at which we have children thanks to the freezing or cryopreservation of a woman’s eggs when she is still at a fertile age.
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As in our previous article, the Partner Assisted Reproduction (ROPA) is the reproductive solution for same sex female couples who wish to form a family, but what exactly does it consist in and which phases does it consist of? In this article you will learn the entire process involving this procedure.
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45-year-old Marie is currently in week 22 of her pregnancy, but her case truly is a special one: she suffers from endometriosis and only had a single viable embryo during her treatment. However, miracles do occur when science and cutting-edge technology are combined with the know-how of a renowned medical team and the embryologists’ outstanding work.
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According to a new study, men with a moderate amount of exercise have better sperm motility in comparison to men who are less or more physically active.
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Polycystic ovaries are not an obstacle for fertility
Many women suffer from polycystic ovaries not always knowing what it actually means. Mainly, and in order to make in simple, polycystic ovaries means that there are many more tiny follicles in a reposing ovary than normal (more than eight). Curiously, polycystic ovaries include large genetic information that is different in each race. For example, women from Western Europe, like Spain, are much more likely to have polycystic ovaries than others. It is true that having Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) does not always mean infertility.
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