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Assisted reproduction

Since the first IVF baby was born in 1978, countless tests have been developed, both diagnostic and treatment. In this section you will find in detail the advances that have allowed the birth of millions of children in the world.

Become a father after the age of 40 – 50. Does it have any risks?

Become a father after the age of 40 – 50. Does it have any risks?

Many studies has been made on how older maternal age is related to a lower probability of achieving pregnancy. Higher miscarriages frequency and higher risk of certain chromosomal abnormalities in the foetus. But little attention […]

Is it advisable to have sexual intercourse after the embryo transfer?

Is it advisable to have sexual intercourse after the embryo transfer?

One common question that is often asked after the embryo transfer is whether it is advisable to have sexual intercourse or not while you wait for the pregnancy to be confirmed. The fact is that during the […]

Oligoastenozoospermia and its treatment to achieve pregnancy

Oligoastenozoospermia and its treatment to achieve pregnancy

Oligoasthenozoospermia consists of a decrease in the concentration and percentage of motile spermatozoa in a sperm sample and is determined by means of a sperminogram or sperm analysis. The sperminogram is currently a basic tool […]

Assisted reproduction treatment for transsexual patients

Assisted reproduction treatment for transsexual patients

Reproductive health includes an individual’s right to conceive and the right to decide when to do so. As we have previously pointed out, when speaking about reproduction in 2016, the World Health Organization recognised the […]

i-Port: bidding farewell to injections during ovarian stimulation

i-Port: bidding farewell to injections during ovarian stimulation

At Instituto Bernabeu, we are bidding farewell to ovarian stimulation injections during courses of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment. The clinic is launching an innovative device called i-Port Advance™ for self-administration of drugs using a system that is already used […]

What is SIRHA (Spanish acronym for Assisted Human Reproduction Information System)? Safety for patients and assisted reproduction clinics

What is SIRHA (Spanish acronym for Assisted Human Reproduction Information System)? Safety for patients and assisted reproduction clinics

SIRHA stands for Assisted Human Reproduction Information System in Spanish. It is a computer-aided platform set up by the national health service that is used to record and consult all assisted reproduction technique activity at […]

Antisperm antibodies (AAE); What is a myth and what is reality?

Antisperm antibodies (AAE); What is a myth and what is reality?

Now we are more than used to the word antibodies, and what they are for, which is to protect us against infections, could it be that there were antibodies capable of binding to their own […]

Studies of the cortex and ovarian tissue. Progress in fertility

Studies of the cortex and ovarian tissue. Progress in fertility

Although the technique is relatively new (it has evolved significantly over the last 20 years), preservation of the ovarian cortex and posterior transplant in order to recuperate fertility and ovarian function in cancer patients is […]

Endometrial receptivity analysis (ERA) in patients who require assisted reproduction: is there sufficient evidence?

Endometrial receptivity analysis (ERA) in patients who require assisted reproduction: is there sufficient evidence?

The ‘implantation window’ defines the period of time during which the endometrium in the mother’s uterus is in suitable condition for embryo implantation. Determining when this implantation window occurs is an intense field of study within […]

COVID vaccination, pregnancy and fertility treatment

COVID vaccination, pregnancy and fertility treatment

Vaccination against Covid-19 is now a reality. And with it, some interrogations that affect fertility treatments and pregnancy, as for the little time that has passed, there are still no conclusive studies. Since December 2020, […]

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