assisted reproduction

Recommendations of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE), with regards to Coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus
infection (COVID-19) has reached pandemic proportions; Its rapid spread poses
unique challenges to global health and entails the implementation of
extraordinary measures worldwide to limit its spread. Compared to the general
population, pregnant women represent a group that requires special attention.

On 14 March,
2020,  ESHRE
(European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology) makes a press release  regarding its
position on Covid-19 […]

2020-03-30T14:29:42+02:0030 de March de 2020|0 Comments

Psychological support to cope with the current situation: Covid-19

Psychological support to cope with the current
situation: Covid-19

The coronavirus has come into our lives, this reality affects us all. The way of living the same situation is what will differentiate us.

The coronavirus has reached all our lives in the
form of a crisis. Let us understand an unexpected situation as a crisis, for
which we are not […]

2020-03-27T12:44:23+02:0027 de March de 2020|0 Comments

The importance of freezing techniques during the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

The health emergency generated as a result of the impact of Covid-19 has caused an unprecedented total stop to activity in the field of assisted reproduction, following the safety recommendations of the main scientific societies. Although there is currently no evidence that the virus can be isolated in gametes and embryos, preventing pregnancy is suggested […]

2020-03-25T11:30:29+02:0025 de March de 2020|0 Comments

Coronavirus and Endometriosis

The pandemic we are currently experiencing due to the new coronavirus COVID-19 has obviously overshadowed everything else. Still, we do not want to forget that this month is an important month for those who suffer from endometriosis. Endometriosis is a chronic, painful, and incurable disease. We know that one of the possible causes of the […]

2020-03-25T12:42:31+02:0024 de March de 2020|0 Comments

Coronavirus COVID-19 and gestational diabetes

As
we know, pregnant women have been advised to self-isolate as a precaution
simply because they are pregnant.

Question.
Should the pregnant woman leave home isolation to go
to a health center to perform the O’Sullivan Test?

Answer.
NO.

Question.
A pregnant woman with a positive O’Sullivan test.
Should she leave isolation to go to a health center to perform the Oral Glucose
Overload?

Answer.
NO

 What
should […]

2020-03-23T20:03:30+02:0023 de March de 2020|0 Comments

Get to know Dr Ángela Llaneza

Dr Ángela Llaneza is incredibly passionate about her work and loves having a job that truly motivates her, day in, day out. She discovered her interest in medicine just a year or two before she had to choose what to study at university. Whilst she does have relatives who are doctors, she had not really shown […]

2020-01-17T10:27:26+02:0017 de January de 2020|0 Comments

What impact does Celiac disease have on pregnancy?

Celiac disease is an intolerance to gluten, a
plant-based protein found in cereals such as wheat, spelt, Kamut and so on1  2.

The World Health Organization (WHO) classes Celiac disease as a chronic illness that occurs in people who are genetically predisposed to it. It consists of inflammatory reactions in the mucous of the small intestine following intake of […]

2019-12-27T09:52:43+02:0027 de December de 2019|0 Comments

Flu vaccinations during fertility treatment

Vaccinations are essential for good health at all times, but they are particularly important during conception and pregnancy, both from the point of view of protecting the mother and from the point of view of protecting the foetus and newborn child since immunity can be achieved through the placenta.

Women are at a heightened risk of infections […]

2020-03-25T09:29:37+02:0020 de December de 2019|0 Comments

Do ibuprofen and paracetamol affect fertility?

Pain killers, including paracetamol, and
non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs such as ibuprofen are the most
readily-available and commonly-used medicines in the world. This is because
they treat non-specific pain (migraines, high temperatures, muscular pain,
general discomfort, etc.) and because we, the general public, see them as
highly effective and accessible without a prescription.

A few years ago, use of these drugs, which […]

2019-09-26T10:13:24+02:0026 de September de 2019|0 Comments

When can I find out how many of my ova have fertilised?

Ova and spermatozoa are needed in order to be able to perform in vitro fertilisation treatment. They are taken to the in vitro fertilisation laboratory so that, once they have been appropriately prepared, they can be joined together and fertilise.

Unfortunately, biology is not an exact science and the uniting a spermatozoon and an ovum does not always create an […]

2019-08-09T11:56:21+02:009 de August de 2019|0 Comments
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