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The Ideal Body Weight for Pregnancy
The Ideal Body Weight for Pregnancy
An extreme in weight either too thin or too heavy is the most serious lifestyle factor adversely affecting reproductive health. Weight is defined by Body Mass Index (BMI) which comprises…
Exercising the “Art” in A.R.T.
There is a certain “art” in Assisted Reproductive Technologies. Part of which is the successful culturing of embryos. Providing the best environment for embryos to thrive is one part of…
Choosing the Best Blastocyst for Transfer
Other than performing preimplantation genetic screening, the embryologist cannot assess with the naked eye which embryos are chromosomally normal. What we do have is years of research in morphometrics which…
Egg Freezing During IVF
The goal of IVF is to achieve a healthy baby. This is done through efficient ovarian stimulation resulting in the collection of mature eggs that are fertilized creating embryos from…