What you should know about expanded genetic carrier screening?

What you should know about expanded genetic carrier screening? A recent study published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA), looked into the possibility of routine screening of all couples for a single recessive gene carrier status. This is irrespective of their family history. Between 2012 and 2015 more than 300,000 individual were [...]

By |2017-07-06T17:00:25+01:00August 24th, 2016|Genetic Testing, Insemination|Comments Off on What you should know about expanded genetic carrier screening?

Egg Donation Pregnancies: Higher Risk of Pre-eclampsia?

Are Egg Donation Pregnancies at Higher Risk of Pre-eclampsia? There is an increase year on year in the number of patients attending fertility clinics. There have been social factors such as delayed age for having the first child. In some, it will mean that they may have to seek fertility treatment not to start, [...]

By |2017-08-23T14:10:57+01:00August 19th, 2016|Insemination|Comments Off on Egg Donation Pregnancies: Higher Risk of Pre-eclampsia?

What is IMSI?

Consultant Shipra Krishna explains the treatment method Intracytoplasmic Morphological Sperm Injection (IMSI). IMSI is usually performed in patients who have a severe male factor infertility or when patients have been through a fertility treatment and experienced very low fertilisation or a total fertilisation failure.

By |2018-08-10T16:25:45+01:00August 18th, 2016|Insemination, Video|Comments Off on What is IMSI?

Do you have to do ICSI with IVF? What’s the difference?

Ms Shipra Krishna addresses the question whether you have to do ICSI with IVF and what is the difference. It is not always necessary to have ICSI with IVF. There are certain clear indications where IVF would be performed, and there are certain clear signs where we would recommend performing ICSI.

By |2018-08-10T16:23:52+01:00August 16th, 2016|Insemination, Video|Comments Off on Do you have to do ICSI with IVF? What’s the difference?