“A time to say goodbye and a time to say hello. A time to bid farewell and a time to look forward. A time to let go and a time to learn new things, that is what happens when the New Year rings in.” Read more
It seems, that every year, Christmas and a New Year, start earlier and earlier each year. With all the hype that goes with the kick-off of a holiday season, we at Parents Life sometimes get so caught up in it all that we forget to take time out long enough to be grateful to you! Read more
While it is great to have options on selecting fertility clinics in Ukraine, deciding where to get medical treatment in the end can be a difficult decision to make due to the numerous fertility clinics available for ART. Read more
Specific to gynecology, the introduction of high-resolution transvaginal ultrasonography has substantially changed the approach to diagnostic of gynecologic conditions. Today, it is an essential tool in patients suffering from reproductive disorders for assessment of follicular growth pattern, the structure of perifollicular vascular network and endometrium enable close to monitoring and prediction of success of medically assisted reproduction. Read more
As previously stated in our latest blog posts, the ovary is comprised of several cell types (somatic cells and germ), and undergoes dramatic changes in structure during menstrual cycle. Every step of folliculogenesis is controlled by the relevant hormones through hypothalamic-pituitary-ovarian (HPO) axis. The endocrine control of reproduction starts in hypothalamus with secretion of gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) in pulses that stimulates anterior pituitary gland, which in turn secretes luteinizing hormone (LH), and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). Read more
Changes in structure and size of a follicle that lead to a mature oocyte happen in a process of folliculogenesis. It is a process that takes approximately one year in women, and it includes growth of a recruited primordial follicle that develops into a specialized Graafian follicle which will either ovulate to give a mature oocyte or die by atresia. Read more
The female reproductive system is the birthplace of a new human life. It produces female gametes, creates a favorable environment for fertilization and development of embryos, and ultimately it nurtures the growing fetus during 40 weeks of gestation. Read more
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