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...

The story of an IVF

Almost every day, I receive visits from patients who come to our clinic to introduce me to their children. I am really glad they do so because we all have done our best so that those children can be born. Today I want to explain what the process of In Vitro Fertilization consists of,...

Surrogate Motherhood

Surrogate motherhood is a very important and controversial subject which can be contemplated from very different angles. When there is some news about reproduction, the media usually call me to discuss about them. Sometimes I read material that I have written ten years ago and I am surprised at how my opinion has changed....

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis

Today we shared some sad news during our medical session. One of the cases we commented was Sandra P.’s. Sandra and Pedro came to our centre after 3 years of sterility due to a blockage in her fallopian tubes. They had undergone two In Vitro Fertilisation cycles at another centre and had had no success. Before...