IVF

Education

Understanding OHSS: IVF complications simplified

Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) is “the” IVF complication. It is almost entirely unique to fertility treatment, although a few cases have been cited where OHSS has occurred in a naturally occurring pregnancy.
People

A-Z Guide to IVF Emotions

IVF is often described as an emotional rollercoaster. While much of it can be attributed to the hormones you are

endometrial scratch
Add-ons

To scratch or not to scratch, that is the question

“Can I just have a quick word with you?” the midwife asked during a quiet spell on the delivery suite. “Just between me and you, we need IVF and wondered if an endometrial scratch is a good idea?”
Analysis

Fresh or Frozen Embryo Transfer

New research finds that frozen embryo transfer is associated with higher live birth rates than transfer in a fresh cycle. But what is the explanation and should we be advising freeze-all for all?