Tag: egg fertilization

Family planning methods

Preventing pregnancy

Family planning aims at allowing families to have the desired number of children and the ideal spacing between pregnancies for each mother. Here you can learn about each different birth control method.

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Female sterility

Female sterility: causes

There are several types of infertility among women. As for what causes it, there are three main factors: the ovarian endocrine factor, the tubal or tuboperitoneal factor, and the uterine factor. Each of them causes different types of alterations.

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Donor-egg IVF cost in the USA

Cost of fertility treatments in the US

The cost of IVF using egg donation may vary greatly depending on each clinic and other related aspects such as the egg donor agency, the type of donation, the fertility treatment, etc.

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Marijuana and male infertility

Marijuana effects on fertility

Marijuana can be a cause of infertility because it contributes to a decrease in sperm energy. Spermatozoids need this energy to be able to reach the egg and fertilize it.

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Sperm density

Spermatozoids expelled during ejacualtion

Semen is ticker in the moment of ejaculation and, once inside the vagina, it becomes more liquid so it can travel through the Fallopian tubes.

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IVF with donor eggs

Altruistic egg donor

Egg donation consist in the following : a woman donates her eggs anonymously to another woman, these eggs are fertilised in the laboratory and the implated in the future mother’s uterus, resulting in pregnancy.

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Biochemical pregnancy

Achieving a pregnancy after a biochemical miscarriage

Biochemical pregnancy happens when there was gestation, the embryo could implant in the embryo, but unfortunately there was no evolution. It is a very early gestational loss that does not affect a new attempt of pregnancy in the future.

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