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Egg donation: IVF with donated eggs

Giving life is a wonderful act. In some cases, this miracle requires the generosity of a woman who decides to donate her eggs. Learn in depth all the phases and the different aspects of egg donation at Instituto Bernabeu.

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 […]

Egg donation at Instituto Bernabeu: features that make it unique

Egg donation at Instituto Bernabeu: features that make it unique

Instituto Bernabeu is a leading clinic in the field of egg donation. This is due to our excellent results, audited every year by two external certifying companies and provides our patients with the guarantee of a flawless […]

Assisted Reproduction legislation for women without a male partner

Assisted Reproduction legislation for women without a male partner

In modern society, the increasing demand for assisted reproduction techniques from single women and same-sex couples has become a reality. From the perspective of reproduction, women only need to receive the male gamete (sperm). For […]

How do genetics and epigenetics affect the embryo?

How do genetics and epigenetics affect the embryo?

What are genetics and epigenetics? Genetics and epigenetics are two, closely-related branches of biology. The former is much more well known and consists of studying how hereditary characteristics are passed on from generation to generation. DNA is the […]

Egg Donation, solidarity and life

Egg Donation, solidarity and life

Solidarity can be carried out in very different areas of life and society: supporting initiatives of NGOs or associations, or dedicating some of our time to community service in our neighbourhood or town or simply carrying out daily […]

Single mother by choice

Single mother by choice

The increase in new types of family units over the last few decades has been one of the world’s most significant changes. For various reasons, the single parent family, is one of the most common […]

Does the egg donor age affect the egg donation treatment results?

Does the egg donor age affect the egg donation treatment results?

From the first patient’s pregnancy with another woman’s eggs in 1983, almost 40 years ago, the egg donation has probably become the most demanded technique in fertility clinics for those couples who otherwise will not […]

Importance of the Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s) detection in sperm and egg donors

Importance of the Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD’s) detection in sperm and egg donors

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are produced, in most cases, by viruses, bacteria and fungi, which are transmitted by unprotected intercourse, including vaginal, oral or anal sex. In addition, in pregnant women, they can be transmitted […]

Blastocyst embryo: What it is, advantages, types and classification according to its quality

Blastocyst embryo: What it is, advantages, types and classification according to its quality

What is a blastocyst A blastocyst is a 5/6 day embryo with a complex cell structure consisting of approximately 200 cells. The blastocyst stage is the stage of development prior to the implantation of the […]

How long should I wait after an unsuccessful reproduction treatment?

How long should I wait after an unsuccessful reproduction treatment?

We are often asked this question at our clinic because, following an unsuccessful attempt at in vitro fertilisation there is always the hope of another go. The recommendation has always traditionally been to leave a space of […]

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