Does sexual intercourse affect embryo transfer?
02/03/2023|63 |Antonio Forgiarini M.D., M.Sc., Guillermo Quea Campos M.D., José María Sánchez Jordán M.D., Sergio Rogel Cayetano M.D., Silvia Azaña Gutiérrez B.Sc., M.Sc. and inviTRA Staff.
A very frequent doubt in couples undergoing assisted reproduction treatment is whether sexual relations can be maintained during the treatment. In general, the recommendation is to avoid sexual intercourse from before the ovarian puncture and up to one week after the transfer. Read more
Ovulation after pregnancy and childbirth: when will it happen?
After childbirth, it may take several months for a woman's ovulation to occur again due to, among other things, breastfeeding. It is difficult for a woman to become pregnant again if she is exclusively breastfeeding her baby. Read more
What happens in the 30th week of pregnancy and what advice should I follow?
Week by week, pregnancy is coming to its final stretch. If a woman is already in her 30th week of pregnancy, she is only 10 weeks away from her due date. The most common symptoms in the 30th week of pregnancy are loss of balance and tiredness due to not being able to sleep well. Read more
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What is the basal body temperature method and how is it performed?
The basal temperature method is a simple and inexpensive way to find out a woman's fertile days in order to increase the chances of pregnancy. However, it can be inaccurate, so it is recommended to be performed in conjunction with other fertility monitoring methods. Read more
Abortion caused by Natural Killer cell attack on the embryo
Natural Killer cells are a type of lymphocyte responsible for the defense of the organism which, in some cases, can give rise to an abnormal response and attack the embryo during the course of a pregnancy, resulting in recurrent miscarriages of alloimmune etiology. Read more
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How can ovulation be calculated so that the sperm and egg meet?
By Ricardo Navarro Martín M.D., M.Sc., B.Sc. (gynecologist).
It can be calculated by measuring the daily basal temperature and by performing a urine LH test.... Read more
How to choose between conventional IVF or ICSI?
By Inmaculada Díez M. D. (gynecologist).
Dr. Inmaculada Díez de Ginemed answers us. As the doctor tells us:In principle it is by mutual agreement with the patient, but it... Read more
Can I keep the donor sperm in case I want to have more children?
By Rachele Pandolfi M.Sc., Ph.D. (embryologist).
In most sperm banks it is possible to reserve doses of donor sperm for successive pregnancies in order to have biological siblings. The number... Read more
Egg donation clinics worldwide
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