Babies & Pregnancy

How Soon After IVF Can I Do a Pregnancy Test? Dr. Katrina Rowan

Within the IVF cycle, the IVF units and the nurses will organise a pregnancy test at the earliest possible accurate

How Many Embryo Do You Implant? Dr. Katrina Rowan

Generally these days, particularly in Australia, we aim to implant one embryo at a time and that allows IVF to

Should I Make Lifestyle Changes Prior to Starting IVF? Dr. Katrina Rowan

So it’s recommended prior to starting IVF that both the female and male partner stop smoking, don’t use any illicit

What Are Some of The Causes of Recurrent Miscarriage? Dr. Katrina Rowan

So for couples experiencing recurrent miscarriage, there are several causes that need to be eliminated. The most common cause is

What Does IVF Stand For? Dr. Katrina Rowan

So IVF stands for in-vitro fertilisation, and what that means is that the fertilisation, so the sperm entering the egg,

What Happens During Embryo Development? Dr. Katrina Rowan

 Embryo development is a complicated process that we see the initial parts of during the IVF process in the laboratory.

What Is Anti Mullerian Hormone (AMH) Test & Ovarian Reserve? Dr. Katrina Rowan

So AMH or anti-Mullerian hormone is a hormone that’s produced by eggs as they’re developing from the, out of their

What is Assisted Hatching? Dr. Katrina Rowan

Okay, so assisted hatching is a laboratory technique used within IVF cycles where the scientist will use, under a microscopic

What is DNA Fragmentation? Dr. Katrina Rowan

Yeah, so DNA fragmentation is a subtle abnormality of the sperm where there is small nicks in the DNA or

What Is Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)? Dr. Katrina Rowan

So ICSI stands for Intracytoplasmic sperm injection, and it’s a procedure done within the IVF process for some couples. And

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