Without a doubt, one of the most emotionally stressful stages a patient undergoing IVF has to face is the period between the embryo transfer and the pregnancy test result.
It is a natural instinct for someone in this situation to want to do everything in her power to increase the chances of success, which is why she is extra sensitive to any messages she receives from family members, friends, the internet, etc. This leads to a confusing situation because oftentimes the advice received is contradictory. As if that weren’t enough, the vast majority is unfounded and not validated by any scientific evidence. Their question is often “should I rest or not?” Continue Reading »
Instituto Bernabeu has always been loyal to its patient care philosophy, and is even more so now in these current hard times, by planning and implementing new projects and services aimed at helping couples achieve their dream of parenthood.
ROPA (Reception of Oocytes from PArtner, or Partner Assisted Reproduction) is a treatment in reproductive medicine that allows married same sex female couples to both participate in the important act of creating a family.
Since 1988, egg donation has been legally regulated in Spain. It is a well-controlled and anonymous process that can be carried out thanks to the solidarity of many people. We should bear in mind that Spain is the leading country in terms of organ donation, including egg donation and blood donation, which is quite common in our country. Continue Reading »
A good embryo freezing programme is essential to increase the chances of pregnancy in couples undergoing assisted reproduction techniques. This is referred to as cumulative pregnancy rate, or the sum of the chances of pregnancy with one “fresh” cycle then a “frozen” one. In addition, we guarantee excellent results in embryo adoption cycles or when a treatment has to be canceled because of insufficient quality or endometrial bleeding and so the embryos should therefore be cryopreserved. Continue Reading »
These are undoubtedly the first two questions that come to mind after being evaluated for a fertility problem and the doctor tells you that there’s no known cause that explains why you can’t get pregnant.
Nowadays, basic sterility studies are unable to detect the exact cause of over 25% of all cases, which doesn’t mean that it can’t be diagnosed with specific tests or that a case with an unknown cause can’t be properly treated.
The information that we can offer online does not replace the direct professional opinion of the doctor after a comprehensive assessment of your personal case and medical history. Therefore, we encourage your to request an appointment with our medical team either in person or through an online video conference if you are unable to travel to one of our clinics in Alicante, Elche, Cartagena or Benidorm.