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Many human embryos have genetic abnormalities. Genetic abnormalities are extra or missing chromosomes or parts of chromosomes, which is very common in human embryos and here’s what can happen.

With so much information about fertility, it can be hard to understand what’s true and what’s a myth. That’s why we’ve uncovered 3 of the top fertility myths. 

A new clinical trial conducted through Care Fertility is pioneering early stage research for aspiring parents using IVF, who have been rendered infertile due to the woman having a thin lining of the womb.

Before starting IVF treatment it is common to think of questions like ‘What can I do to improve my chances of falling pregnant?’, which is what we are commonly asked at Care Fertility. Here’s what we suggest to our patients that you and your partner should be doing before you start IVF treatment. 

The uterus is normally shaped similar to a pear. However, it’s common for women to have an unusually shaped uterus which results from development. An arcuate uterus is one type of abnormality, where there is an indentation at the top of the uterus.

Dealing with infertility can be emotionally challenging and can put pressure on your relationship. Counselling during IVF treatment is not for everyone, but can help to deal with mixed emotions.

The first thing people think of when it comes to fertility issues is IVF. However, if your ovulation is infrequent, ovulation induction might be the right treatment for you. Ovulation induction requires taking medication to increase ovulation. 

A clinical trial that is currently being performed at Care Fertility, has recently achieved its first ongoing pregnancy which is now past thirty weeks.

Caesarean section has been a great innovation in reproductive healthcare and can be lifesaving for the mother and/or baby. Many mothers have a caesarean birth, but some are unaware of the potential risks after a caesarean birth, reduced future fertility being one of them. There is some evidence that fertility is reduced after birth by caesarean section compared to having a vaginal birth.

One of the common causes of male infertility is a low sperm count. If you or your partner have had a semen analysis and the sperm count is low, make sure you ask your specialist to check for a Varicocele.

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