172019Sep
Miscarriage As A Fertility Issue

Miscarriage As A Fertility Issue

Infertility is defined as the inability of a person, whether man or woman, to conceive. While this is a widely accepted definition, it is also very important for people to know that initially conceiving, but later on miscarrying at least twice in a row, actually counts as infertility as well. This is the sad reality…

112019Sep
Pregnancy Terms Explained

Pregnancy Terms Explained

Soon-to-be first time mothers may not be fully aware of the jargon used when trying to conceive. With all that goes on during an IVF procedure, it can be challenging to catch up with what the doctors are saying. This guide is for first-timers at the fertility clinic in Davao or for women who are…

32019Sep
How To Cope With A Failed IVF Cycle

How To Cope With A Failed IVF Cycle

Some women say that a failed IVF cycle feels similar to a lost pregnancy. We cannot fault them for feeling this way because the longing to be a mother is so strong. It can be devastating knowing you were so close to your dream yet IVF can be quite unpredictable. For Davaoeno couples, undergoing fertility…

202019Aug
Boosting Male Fertility

Boosting Male Fertility

Male infertility refers to a male’s inability to cause pregnancy in a fertile female. In humans, it accounts for 40–50% of infertility and it affects approximately 7% of all men. Male infertility is commonly due to deficiencies in the semen, and semen quality is used as a surrogate measure of male fertility. Preparing for testicular…

142019Aug
Fertility Jargon: Breaking Down Confusing Medical Terms

Fertility Jargon: Breaking Down Confusing Medical Terms

The concept of In Vitro Fertilization jargon can be difficult for non-medical professionals. You hear words like artificial insemination, assisted hatching, embryo freezing, and cryopreservation thrown around the community, and to you, it makes no sense. If you’re like most people, then you probably don’t understand what any of that means. Odds are, you will…

82019Aug
What You Need To Know About Egg Freezing

What You Need To Know About Egg Freezing

As a woman, you know that the phrase “your biological clock is ticking” is no myth. It’s not that you’re incapable of having children when you get older, it’s just a little more difficult if you were above 35. Some women aren’t ready to have children at a young age, others would prefer to be…

302019Jul
Pregnancy Risks of Women With Fibroids

Pregnancy Risks of Women With Fibroids

Fibroids are benign tumors of muscular and fibrous tissues, typically developing in the wall of the uterus. Studies have yet to discover what causes fibroids to grow and how to cure them. These fibroids can sometimes be painful, cause women to have excessive bleeding during their menstrual cycles, and affect their ability to conceive a…

182019Jul
Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle During Pregnancy

Maintaining A Healthy Lifestyle During Pregnancy

“You’re eating for two now!” as they say. Pregnancy boosts a woman’s appetite because she has to sustain both herself and her baby. Women who take the effort to maintain a healthy diet and exercise at least three times a week, along with regular prenatal care/supplement are less likely to have complications during their pregnancy….

112019Jul
Early Signs Of Infertility In Women

Early Signs Of Infertility In Women

The final indicator of infertility is the inability to conceive a child despite multiple attempts over the span of six months to a year. Infertility affects more women than people think. In the Philippines alone, 1 in ten women is infertile. The country’s overall infertility rate stands at 7.90% based on a study conducted by…

262019Jun
How IVF Is Helpful For Couples Struggling With Azoospermia

How IVF Is Helpful For Couples Struggling With Azoospermia

A reported third of all infertility cases are due to male factor infertility, and a significant amount of these men struggling with infertility suffer from what is known as azoospermia. What is Azoospermia? The American Society for Reproductive Medicine defines azoospermia as “the absence of sperm present in seminal fluid.” This basically means that those…

212019Jun
Is Best For You To Freeze Your Eggs?

Is Best For You To Freeze Your Eggs?

People from all over, both celebrities and regular folk alike, are talking about it, and more and more fertility clinics everywhere are offering it – egg freezing, or oocyte cryopreservation, is the procedure involving the harvesting of a woman’s egg cells and having them put into deep freeze in the lab for future use. It…

172019Jun
Does Cryopreservation Affect The Quality of Sperm?

Does Cryopreservation Affect The Quality of Sperm?

Sperm freezing is typically a part of the options available along with in vitro fertilization. Many people appreciate it since it helps them to conserve their fertility well into the time that they are ready to conceive or to avoid infertility in case of medical procedures or illnesses that will affect their fertility. After extraction…