Tag Archives: Getting Pregnant

Insights on improving your chances of a successful surrogacy journey.

The Risk of Twins with Double vs Single Embryo Transfers

Transferring two embryos does not drastically increase the likelihood of a pregnancy, but it does drastically increase the likelihood of a twins pregnancy. If you want to avoid the risks and expense of a twins pregnancy, then you should transfer one embryo at at time.

Should I have PGS testing on my embryos?

I don’t agree that every couple should have PGS before transferring embryos, but this often depends on the clinic and the lab performing the PGS. For some couples PGS is absolutely necessary, especially couples that have a history of failed pregnancies or miscarriages.

How surrogacy works… The Limits of a Woman’s Fertility

Reproductive sciences have allowed millions the opportunity to start a family, but it doesn’t always work as hoped. It should be noted that fertility science is not the rosy-eyed answer to all our fertility based problems. As with all science, it has its limitations. It may be difficult to believe that infertility is on the…
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Preparing your Surrogate for an Embryo Transfer

The most important step in an embryo transfer is proper endometrium preparation. Correct stimulation of the endometrium requires a mix of science and artistry. This is one point where your doctor’s experience can really pay off!

Fresh or Frozen Eggs for IVF: Which is Better?

Fresh eggs are more likely to produce healthy pregnancies. Frozen eggs may seem like a bargain, but they can be much more expensive when considering Cost per Live Birth.

Improving Sperm Quality

Half of diagnosed infertility is due to poor sperm quality. If you think you have a problem with your sperm quality, here are some simple steps to improve the quality of your swimmers, and the likelihood of pregnancy.