Getting Pregnant

In Vitro Fertilization abroad? Check the specialists and the clinic!

4 July 2016 | 11:39 am

Among other methods of fertility treatment In Vitro Fertilization has become the most popular and is gaining multitudes of adherers. IVF is effective in most of the cases even of severe infertility and allows developing a healthy pregnancy leading to childbirth for those who struggled with problems with procreating for a long time. IVF is […]

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Assisted Reproductive Technologies

12 May 2015 | 8:47 am
basic techniques for fertility treatrments

When trying to get pregnant, there are many different reasons to why it might not be working. With researchers trying to investigate more into the subject, what we know already can be a great help for many couples, whether they are dealing with male infertility or female infertility, or even a combination of them both. After […]

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Getting pregnant through IVF

29 April 2015 | 1:46 pm
egg fertilisation

Having trouble getting pregnant? There’s no need to worry! Have a read about IVF treatments and many other useful fertility treatments. All the pregnancy info here.

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Pregnancy testing tips

18 December 2012 | 10:57 am

When taking a home pregnancy test we know your emotions are running wild, so we thought we would give you a few helpful tips to make sure you don’t let your emotions reduce the accuracy of your pregnancy test. Some of these tips will also help to make the whole process a little easier for […]

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Reasons for a false positive

18 December 2012 | 10:51 am

A home pregnancy test can give a false positive reading if: Blood or protein is present in your urine. You are taking certain drugs, such as tranquilizers, anticonvulsants and hypnotics. You check the pregnancy test a few hours later and see a second line where there once wasn’t one. This is an evaporation line, so […]

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Reasons for a false negative

18 December 2012 | 10:48 am
False positive reading on a pregnancy test

A home pregnancy test can give you a false negative reading if: The pregnancy test you are you using is expired. You didn’t follow the instructions properly, such as not waiting the full amount of time before checking the panel. You took the test too soon, meaning your hCG levels are too low to be […]

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Pregnancy test accuracy

18 December 2012 | 10:44 am

Finding out you’re pregnant is a life changing event, which means the last thing you want is a false negative or a false positive, because no one’s emotions can handle that kind of a roller coaster. The accuracy of a pregnancy test depends on 4 main things: How well you follow the instructions provided with […]

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Quantitative vs qualitative pregnancy tests

18 December 2012 | 10:34 am
qualitative versus quantitative pregnancy test

Quantitative Pregnancy Test A quantitative blood pregnancy test is a pregnancy test that measures the amount of hCG, the pregnancy hormone, present in your blood. During the first trimester of your pregnancy your hCG levels should rise rapidly, doubling every 2-3 days. For this reason doctors often use quantitative blood pregnancy tests to monitor the […]

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Blood pregnancy test

18 December 2012 | 10:25 am

Blood pregnancy tests are pregnancy tests that can only be conducted at your doctor’s office and are used to not only to confirm your pregnancy, but to also monitor the first trimester of your pregnancy. A blood pregnancy test is even more accurate than a urine pregnancy test, which has an accuracy rate of 97%. […]

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