Becky's Blog

The ERA test – does it really work?

The ERA test, or endometrial receptivity array test, is a new way to address implantation issues. But is it any good? A number of our fertility patients have had it. Some then had successful pregnancies, perhaps thanks to the ERA test’s recommendations. So let’s have

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5 Reasons Why We Chose Reprofit

Why did we choose Reprofit for our fertility treatment? In short: quality and price. But it came out top for other reasons too. Here’s why we feel it was the best decision we ever made.

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5 things NOT to say to IVF patients

IVF treatment is tough – and the best people to tell you that are fertility patients themselves. The simple truth is, unless you’ve had IVF treatment, you can’t fully understand the emotional upheaval patients go through. It’s very real and very hard. Life-changing. Friends and

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What is ICSI? 5 facts you need to know

What is ICSI? Most fertility patients know the basics. Fertilisation of an egg cell using ICSI means injecting a sperm cell directly into it. The aim? Better IVF fertilisation rates. But there’s more to ICSI than that. Here are five key things to think about.

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The truth about Norethisterone and IVF

Norethisterone can be prescribed prior to IVF treatment, whether using your own eggs or donor eggs. You can take it before FET cycles, too. An alternative to birth control pills, Norethisterone controls your cycle before your main medication.

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Mild IVF – is it worth doing or not?

Is mild IVF, or minimal stimulation IVF, worth considering? For some patients, this lower cost alternative to a standard IVF cycle means lower success rates, so why bother? But a growing number of clinics are seeing good results from mini IVF cycles. Let’s look at

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