The IVF journey can be a real roller coaster ride for couples. Having a reliable source of information can be extremely valuable on this journey.
In this podcast you will get invaluable insights into Dr (“Prof”) Michael Chapman’s IVF practice. You will learn valuable tips and solutions to dealing with infertility, how to maximise your success rate, the impact of age on fertility, and lots more. Feedback from listeners have reported real value in the help that the the podcast provides.
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136. What To Expect In An IVF Cycle
What To Expect In An IVF Cycle
You've been through the various investigations and your specialist has recommended you move on to IVF.
In this episode, Prof discusses what processes you can expect if you choose to proceed with an IVF cycle.
You'll need to sign various consent forms that attempt to cover off issues that may arise in the future (related to treatment-related complications and other issues that may arise). While these forms may seem extensive at first they are necessary.
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135. How Can We Make ‘Old’ Eggs ‘Young’ In IVF?
How Can We Make 'Old' Eggs 'Young' In IVF?
A question that's been asked for about a decade now is how do we make old eggs young in IVF.
This has become an increasingly important question given that the average age when women consider childbirth is starting to increase. As women age, their eggs reduce in quality and unfortunately affects their egg quality.
In this episode, Prof discusses an issue that scientist has spent a lot of time and effort trying to work out how to cultivate new eggs.
Prof expresses his... read more
134. A Day In An IVF Clinic
A Day In An IVF Clinic
In this episode, Prof discusses shares some thoughts and insights relating to specific consultations in his clinic.
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133. Endometriosis And Treatment Options Explained
Endometriosis has been getting a lot of coverage in the media lately. There's been a call for better treatment options.
Endometriosis is a situation where the cells that typically line the uterus (called the endometrium) grow outside the uterus in the abdominal cavity and/or the pelvis.
It occurs in approximately 15 to 20% of women by the time they are in their 30s
In this episode, Prof offers some helpful questions to ask your specialist before he or she performs endometriotic surgery on... read more
132. The Second Half of The IVF Cycle
The Second Half of The Cycle of An IVF
Typically the IVF cycle tends to involve stimulation of hormone levels. Post egg collection there is a rapid fall in those hormone levels.
In this episode, Prof explains what to expect in the second cycle and how to support that second half of the cycle.
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