Author: Dexeus Mujer

Embryo donation answers to frequent questions

The reception of donated embryos is an assisted reproduction treatment that has many advantages: it is much faster and more comfortable, it saves intermediate diagnostic tests, and its cost is lower than that of most of the usual treatments, such as in vitro fertilization or egg donation. But it is an option that is rarely considered at first, since most women and couples who wish to be mothers and fathers want, if possible, to use their own eggs and sperm. However, in many cases it is the best option, or even the only one. It is normally indicated in...

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One, two or three? How many embryos to transfer back in the womb?

Have you been through IVF or offered fertility treatment? Are you worried about having twins? Have you been informed about the risks of different options? There is very little information on the wishes of patients when it comes to know how many embryos to transfer during in vitro fertilisation treatment. At ESHRE, they are looking at the scientific and clinical evidence to publish an international guideline on the topic of embryo transfer, but they realized they are missing information on what our patients really want. Please complete this survey and let them know what you know, what you wish and what...

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Fertility: 5 reasons to get a check-up

If motherhood is not in your short-term plans, it is likely that you have not considered having any check-ups. Not even if you have it in mind unless you have had a problem. This is normal, as most of us take it for granted that we are fertile from the moment our period first comes. But having a period is not a guarantee that our reproductive system works well. In fact, the only way to know for sure is to have a fertility test, something that no one considers unless instructed by an expert. However, there are many factors...

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Shared motherhood

Aida and Rebeca first met at the University and, after seven years of living together, they decided to become mothers, an adventure that they wanted to undertake when they were young, and that from a reproductive point of view is highly recommended, since it increases the chances of achieving a pregnancy. To do that, they chose our centre, Dexeus Mujer, and chose the ROPA method, an assisted reproduction treatment that allows one to donate the egg and the other to carry the baby. The result was Ander, “the happiest kid in the world!” as they say, who he is...

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Artificial insemination: is it worth trying?

If you are young and do not have a male partner, but want to be a mother, you may wonder if intrauterine insemination is worth trying. The answer is yes, but only if you meet the appropriate conditions. Most women choose it for various reasons: it is the closest thing to natural fertilization, it is faster, cheaper, and less invasive than in vitro Fertilization (IVF), and it allows several attempts to be made in a short period of time. However, it is important to know that the chances of achieving a pregnancy with this technique are lower than with...

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