Extraordinary Conceptions readies for Europe

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Jennnifer García, coordinadora de Extraordinary Conceptions

Whenever Extraordinary Conceptions travels the world for its complimentary educational receptions, quite naturally, the dreams of parenthood follow.

Extraordinary Conceptions, an international egg donor and surrogacy agency based in San Diego County, continually garners the attention of intended parents around the globe. Its years of experience, coupled with compassion and integrity enables them to be one of the most sought after agencies. Continue reading

In this small bottle is the magical little seed …

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Un cuento diferente, para familias diferentes

Alba is the eldest daughter of Rosa Maestro, born when her mother was 38 years old and after three years of thinking thoroughly about being a single mother. Curiously enough, she found inspiration from her grandmother on how to achieve it. Many years before, she had read an article in the newspaper and said to me: “If you do not want to marry, there are places where you can go and you come along with the baby”, remembers this journalist, who has just published the story “Cloe wants to be a mother” (Editorial Chocolate, 2012). Continue reading

The declining birth rate in Europe

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According to a survey recently conduct The declining birth rate in Europeed by the Max Planck Institute the birth rate in Europe has decreased dramatically and the cause is no other than the crisis. They talk of rising unemployment, which means that many women whose economic stability is not good enough will consider giving up or delaying maternity, with the consequences that this entails. Continue reading

Rest after embryo transfer, myth or reality?

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Reposo tras la trasferencia embrionaria ¿mito o realidad?


Embryo transfer is the last step of in vitro fertilization (IVF) / ICSI. Finally, and after having gone through a great many obstacles, starting from ovarian stimulation, ultrasound tests, ova retrieval, in vitro fertilization (IVF) until the embryo or embryos are finally placed inside the uterine cavity.

By Dr. Elizabetta Ricciarelli, Co-Director of  FIVMadrid.

Embryo transfer is, without any doubt, the most important and exciting moment of all fertility treatments. For the patient, the procedure is painless and requires no anesthesia, it can be compared to a citology because of the gynecological position as well as the speculum. In FIVMadrid, we always make the transfer under ultrasound guidance which allows the plysician and the patient direct visualization of the catheter with the embryos at all times. Continue reading

Your doubts about surrogacy

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Your doubts about surrogacy


One of the great successes of the National Show on Assisted Reproduction (inVitra2013) was surrogacy. Many people with fertility problems visited the Show for information.

Surrogacy is not allowed inSpain, that is why it is necessary to resort to an intermediary agency abroad. One of the places in the world where Spaniards more frequently resort to isCalifornia. However, there are still many people who have doubts, fears, insecurity when travelling in search of maternity. The most common question is the legal record of the baby once in Spain.

Jennifer Carrillo, Coordinator of the Extraconceptions agency inCalifornia andDenver answers some of your questions and concerns. Continue reading

Egg donation, the first or last of the options?

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Egg donation, the first or last of the options?

Single mothers with egg donation

By Giuliana Baccino, PhD Fiv Madrid Clinic

In 1978, Louise Brown was born, first child product of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Since then, more than five million children have been born by assisted reproduction treatments (ART), some using eggs and sperm from the patients themselves and others with donated gametes. This high number of births has led to numerous studies that explore different aspects of the development of children: cognitive, neuromotor, behavioral, affective, among others. Studies have been mainly conducted with children product of ICSI. Continue reading