• How Many Times Should You See Your Doctor Throughout Your Pregnancy?

    How Many Times Should You See Your Doctor Throughout Your Pregnancy?

    The World Health Organization has revised its guidelines for pregnant women: According to the organization, women should visit a doctor, midwife, or nurse at least eight times during their pregnancies, and five of those visits should take place during their third trimester. This is a pretty significant change: the organization’s previous recommendations advised four clinical visitsRead more

  • Woman has baby using ovary frozen when she was 9

    Woman has baby using ovary frozen when she was 9

    Moaza Al Matrooshi, 24, is thought to be the first person in the world to have a baby after having the ovary removed and cryopreserved before she entered puberty A woman who had her fertility restored using frozen ovarian tissue which was removed when she was a child has given birth. Moaza Al Matrooshi, 24, isRead more

  • HOW DOES IVF WORK

    HOW DOES IVF WORK

    There are many reasons for the cause of infertility. And sometimes the reasons are unknown. When a body does not react to any of the medical interventions, then the couple would opt for the help of an infertility center. One of the most opted treatments for infertility is IVF. In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is anRead more

  • Artificial reproduction: research by sorcerer’s apprentices

    Artificial reproduction: research by sorcerer’s apprentices

    Researchers at the Valence Institute in Spain and at the American University in Stanford, California, have announced succeeding in developing human spermatozoids from skin cells. This work was published April 26 in Scientific Reports, the online journal of the review Nature. To obtain this result, adult skin cells were collected, and « reprogrammed » to become germRead more

  • Statistically, 1,5% of American children born by means of IVF procedure

    Statistically, 1,5% of American children born by means of IVF procedure

    In 2013 more then 1,5% of American children were born with the help of IVF procedure. Such data are contained in the report of Community’s help to reproductive technologies of the USA. Every year the number of children born after IVF increases constantly in the USA. So, in 2013 already 1,5% of all kids were bornRead more