Becoming a mother after 40

Nowadays, we all know that maternity is being postponed, currently standing at 31 years of age, according to the National Statistics Institute.

This basically means that the average woman has her first child at the age of 31. […]

2016-09-22T12:22:17+02:0012 de December de 2012|1 Comment

Egg donation at Instituto Bernabeu

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. […]

2016-09-22T12:23:36+02:0015 de October de 2012|2 Comments

The work of in vitro fertilisation laboratories in cases of implantation failure: the embryo

The aim of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment is to obtain embryos that are able to implant in the uterus and lead to the birth of a healthy child. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and some couples go through the process unsuccessfully time and time again and these cases are catalogued as implantation […]

2017-09-07T09:38:25+02:0028 de September de 2012|0 Comments

Indications of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is a new technique used in Reproductive Medicine and is one of the main sources of innovation and research. PGD allows embryos to be selected from assisted reproduction cycles and tested for certain genetic or chromosomal abnormalitybefore being transferred to the womb.

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2016-08-09T13:27:22+02:006 de September de 2012|2 Comments

Advantages of Embryo Donation

One of the options for patients undergoing In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) techniques with remaining embryos, meaning high quality embryos that can be cryopreserved for the future, is to donate these embryos to other couples for reproductive purposes. In most cases, these embryos come from couples that have gone through double donation treatments (egg and sperm), and after achieving their goal of becoming parents, decide to donate their embryos so that other couples can achieve their own. […]

2017-06-19T12:30:08+02:006 de August de 2012|0 Comments

The miracle of embryo implantation

Embryo implantation is the process in which the human embryo adheres to the endometrium, where it continues developing. The first step of this process begins with the dialogue between the embryonic and maternal cells. […]

2016-09-22T12:26:22+02:0016 de July de 2012|0 Comments

Heparin as a Treatment for Repeat Miscarriages or Implantation Failure

Suffering from repeat miscarriages is one of the most painful situations for women trying to have children. This is especially true when these women achieve a pregnancy after using assisted reproduction treatments. […]

2016-09-22T12:27:35+02:009 de July de 2012|0 Comments

Immune Rejection as a Cause of Miscarriage or Implantation Failure

At some point in our lives, we have all tricked our mothers.

We are not referring to the white lies of our youth or our schoolyard antics. We are talking about the critical moment in our lives: when we were embryos.

Due to the fact that the embryo does not have the same proteins or make up as maternal tissue, it is a unique moment for the mother’s immune system. […]

2016-09-22T12:25:28+02:002 de July de 2012|1 Comment

Asherman´s Syndrome and its reproductive treatment at Instituto Bernabeu

El síndrome de Asherman es una condición que afecta el útero femenino . Consiste en la formación y persistencia de adherencias o fibrosis dentro de las paredes internas de la cavidad uterina. Naturalmente, esto puede afectar seriamente la función uterina de concebir y gestar a un bebé. […]

2019-07-16T14:10:56+02:0019 de June de 2012|0 Comments

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. […]

2018-05-09T11:40:26+02:004 de June de 2012|0 Comments
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