Oocyte Vitrification

Recently it was announced that Apple and Facebook will pay the costs of egg freezing to female employees that decide to delay motherhood and put their professional career first. Oocyte vitrification is an incredible advancement when carried out properly –i.e. when performed at the right time while the oocyte quality is good and carried out...

Egg and Sperm Donors

Today I will explain how our team matches the egg and sperm donors with our patients. But before you keep reading, I would like you to write down what do you most value in a person and in yourself. When you read back your list, you will see that the traits you wrote down...

The Embryo Adoption Increases

Every year more patients come to our clinic to adopt embryos. In 2013 we doubled the number of cycles performed in 2012 and it keeps on increasing. I think this is due to the following facts: 1 – Restrictions on international adoptions of children. Over the last few years there has been a constant...

A Love Story

I would like to share with you this letter from a patient that I have received today. It is a story of love, struggle and hope that deserved this happy ending. Enjoy it every second. As it deserves to be. We are not yet aware of what is happening. It has taken us a...

Fresh or frozen embryos? Which is best?

Today the Director of our Laboratory, presented the results from last year and I am really amazed, because the pregnancy rate per transfer were the same regardless whether fresh or frozen (vitrified) embryos were used. And that is including embryos that have been frozen twice! This occurs when we defreeze more embryos than the...

We keep on with your genetics

Also you are carrying genetic mutations that predispose you to have serious diseases. Would you like to know which ones? Nowadays, you have the possibility to know the degree of genetic predisposition that you have to develop diseases such as Alzheimer’s, cancer, heart attack, multiple sclerosis, etc. They are responsible for most natural deaths...