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How In Vitro Maturation (IVM) Increases IVF Success Rates

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IVM or IVF/M – egg maturation in vitro – is a revolutionary method of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) helping to increase a woman’s chances of using at least some of her immature eggs for fertilization. The best part? IVM is an innovative ART technique that surgically retrieves a woman’s eggs while they are still in an immature stage. Look: A woman’s eggs can be matured in a controlled laboratory setting – in vitro – through IVF/M.

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How Assisted Hatching Increases IVF Pregnancy Success Rates

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The cutting-edge technique of Assisted Hatching is used during the IVF culturing process to enhance an embryo’s chances of implantation. Why is this IVF ancillary procedure amazing? Assisted Hatching helps couples having a poor prognosis finally achieve a pregnancy through IVF. Typically, these couples develop embryos lacking the capacity to erupt naturally from their shells and attach to the woman’s endometrial lining.

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Quick Easy Lifestyle Changes to Help Increase Your Fertility

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Couple With Healthy Food.jpgIs pregnancy averting you even though you have been diligently trying? Look: All pregnancies begin when egg meets sperm – so they need to be in the same place at the same time. That’s not all. There is more to getting pregnant than simply keeping track of when your ovaries release your egg – ovulation window – and having sex during that time. There are many quick and easy lifestyle changes you can make to increase your chances of conceiving by improving the health of your eggs.

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AMH: A Key Role in Predicting a Woman’s Fertility

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Baby and Mother (2)-1.jpgMeasuring a woman’s AMH level – Anti-Mullerian Hormone – is crucial to achieving a successful pregnancy through a fresh IVF transfer, as well as for an optimal egg freezing cycle. Why does this matter? AMH testing measures a woman’s ovarian reserve. A woman’s ovarian reserve determines the chances for conceiving and giving birth to a healthy baby using her own eggs. 

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Why Your BMI May Be Preventing You From Getting Pregnant

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If you are having trouble getting pregnant, a weight issue may be to blame. Look: Being overweight – or underweight – will hinder your chances of conceiving naturally. A healthy adult Body Mass Index (BMI) is between 18.5 and 24.9. Calculate your Body Mass Index (BMI) here to see where you stand. Why is this important? Your BMI will determine whether your weight is healthy, based on your height. Practicing good dietary and exercise habits every day will keep your BMI within a fertile range.

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How ICSI Increases Your Chances of IVF Pregnancy Success

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ntracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) is a technique used during the IVF process to fertilize an egg. The best part? ICSI bypasses a number of reproductive conditions impeding sperm from fertilizing an egg. Using ICSI technology, a single sperm cell is injected directly into an egg under the guidance of a microscope. ICSI has revolutionized the treatment of male-factor infertility. Bottom Line: ICSI is used to maximize the rate of fertilization and lessen the chances of the sperm not being able to penetrate the wall of the egg.

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