The magical moment of pregnancy also comes with many questions. Confirmation, first symptoms, how many ultrasounds will be necessary, how many times we must visit the gynaecologist, what care should be followed, diet, how to face 9 months of pregnancy and advice on childbirth. Here you will find all the answers from the hand of our specialists.
Can we avoid the Genetic Ammiocentesis?
Genetic Amniocentesis is a prenatal diagnostic technique aimed at obtaining fetal karyotype. The karyotype is the number of chromosomes that are endowed with all people. Normal people we have 46 chromosomes distributed in 23 pairs […]
Genetic approach to embryo implantation failure and repeated miscarriage
Couples that don’t achieve pregnancy after in vitro fertilization treatments and those who lose their pregnancy in early stages require a multidisciplinary approach in order to diagnose and treat their reproductive problem. From a […]
Contamination, environmental toxins and fertility
Scientific evidence from the last 15 years shows that without a doubt, environmental toxins before conception and during pregnancy cause long-lasting effects on reproductive health. An example of this is the exposure to mercury, which […]
Is it beneficial to rest after the embryo transfer?
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 […]
If I take antioxidants, can I improve my chances of pregnancy?
This is a question that patients often ask their doctors in consultation and other patients in online forums. As usual, many things have been said without any scientific basis. Fortunately, a study was recently published […]
Towards a Positive Embryo Transfer
At first glance, the embryo transfer seems to be the quickest and simplest step in the In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) process. However, it is actually the most critical step in the entire treatment. Successfully overcoming […]
Instituto Bernabeu Pregnancy Guarantee programme
“WE’RE NOT TALKING ABOUT STATISTICS, WE ENSURE YOUR PREGNANCY.” 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 […]
Unraveling the mysteries of ICSI (Intracytoplasmic sperm injection)
We’re dedicating this Instituto Bernabeu forum topic to a very common technique used in the human reproduction laboratory: ICSI or Intracytoplasmic sperm injection. We have prepared this explicative video on the topic, in which Dr. […]
Blastocyst, advantages of a transfer on day 4 or 5
When we perform an assisted reproduction cycle, we try to optimise the results as much as possible. Currently, the most physiological way of achieving this is with an embryo culture that reaches the blastocyst stage.
A patient with low response to the ovarian stimulation for IVF is probably the most significant challenge faced by professionals treating couples with fertility problems.