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120. Sperm Donation
For thousands of years, couples have had challenges conceiving. In Roman times there are documented stories of infertile females enlisting 'help' and achieving pregnancies.
Donor sperm is different in today's world. IVF clinics follow certain proven protocols that are tried and tested.
Going to the pub on Saturday night might be one option but not always a great one.
In this episode, Prof explores other approaches to donor sperm and explains the risks of those approaches.
119. One Of The Worst Accidents That Can Happen In IVF
One Of The Worst Accidents That Can Happen In IVF
In this episode, Prof discusses an article from the US which talks about a couple who experienced a distressing situation related to their IVF cycle.
The situation was eventually resolved. However, this raises the issue of what the IVF community believes to be one of the worst accidents that can happen. He then explains the importance of the multiple checks that happen in an IVF lab and why it's worth the "inconvenience".
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118. Pre-Implantation Genetic Testing In IVF (PGT), Its Benefits And Drawbacks
Pre-Implantation Genetic Testing In IVF (PGT), Its Benefits And Drawbacks
The world has made incredible strides in terms of IVF in general and Pre-Implantation Genetic Testing in particular.
In this episode, Prof explains how PGT works and how it can be used to improve IVF outcomes.
However, there are some problems with PGT. The biopsy technique in PGT could potentially damage the embryo.
Tune in to learn more about PGT, its benefits and it's drawbacks.
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117. What Are Your Options After A Failed IVF Cycle?
What Are Your Options After A Failed IVF Cycle?
In this episode, Prof discusses your options as a couple after a failed IVF cycle.
Should you try again? Should you move on and explore other options?
Tune into this episode to learn more about how to approach this situation.
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116. A New Study Regarding Declining Male Infertility
A New Study Regarding Declining Male Infertility
In this episode, Prof discusses yet another study in male infertility.
The study claims (yet again) that male fertility has declined over the last thirty-five years.
Prof was recently interviewed on a radio station which asked him if we're headed to extinction.
In this episode, Prof addresses this question and lots more. Tune in to learn more.
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