Tag: reproductive capacity

Sperm and antioxidants

Oxidative stress

There is evidence that free radicals and active oxygen affect both development and quality of sperm. Antioxidants can help reduce this damage and, thus, improve semen quality.

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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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Primary infertility

Having primary infertility

Primary infertility is a complicated situation, and having difficulties to set up a family can be very frustrating. It is important you don’t lose your hope and keep in mind many people achieved their dream thanks to assisted reproduction.

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Secondary sterility

Failing to conceive again

It is a common fertility alteration that affects couples willing to conceive again and whose attempts to do so have not been successful.

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Requirements for IVF


To set out minimum guarantees for success after an in vitro fertilisation treatment, there are a series or minimal requirements that any couple must meet. However, these requirements are not as demanding as those of artificial insemination.

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Definition of fertility

Fertility is defined as the reproductive capacity to have offspring. Therefore, it is necessary that both members of the couple have reproductive potential in order to get a pregnancy.

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