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The fertility has always been associated with women. However, problems conceiving can be the man or woman to 50 percent.
Today, thanks to advances in the field of reproductive medicine, we can discuss the couple as a unit with reproductive capacity.
An infertile couple is one that, after one or two years of normal sex in order to procreate does not have offspring. Getting Pregnant is not possible for the infertile couple and to solve this problem, each partner should consult with their respective specialists.
The obstetrician is responsible for conducting a comprehensive study of the female reproductive organs, based on the regularity of menstrual cycles and other parameters that give an accurate picture of the status of women to gestate.
The andrologist will do the same with men, also looking through some routine analysis of the composition of sperm (number, motility and sperm morphology) and hormonal status. Read the rest of this entry »
According to a study conducted by researchers at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and published in the journal Human Reproduction, children from in vitro fertilization are more at risk of premature birth or low birth weight. Between 2002 and 2006, they made follow-up on 13,544 births from IVF and 587,009 births to spontaneous pregnancies in Sweden.
The result: children from IVF are at 67% increased risk of preterm birth (before 28 weeks) and 15% more likely to be born before 37 weeks. Regarding the small weight, the risk rises to 13% for less than 2.5 kg and 25% for less than 1.5 Kg. Read the rest of this entry »
IVF (in vitro fertilization) is a technique of medically assisted procreation (PMA) conducted among parents who have trouble conceiving a baby in a natural way. The method consists in fertilization outside the womb of the mother.
According to a study by Australian scientists, the use of in vitro fertilization improves the chances of giving birth to little guys. 13,000 babies “pieces” have been studied.
Women who have used this technique of reproduction has given birth to boys in 56.1% of cases, if the rate was 51.5% in conventional pregnancies. Read the rest of this entry »