Recurrent pregnancy loss (RPL), also called recurrent abortion (RA), or a recurrent spontaneous miscarriage, is practically defined as three or more consecutive pregnancy losses of clinically recognized pregnancies up to 20 weeks of gestation without taking into account ectopic, molar and biochemical pregnancies. This definition applies to indications for clinical treatment in many developed countries. The reason was a decrease in the number of babies born in each family. The incidence of RPL should be approximately 1 in 300 pregnancies, based on the frequency of sporadic pregnancy loss. RPL brings not only grief for the patient, but also physical damage to female reproductive organs and affects 2-5% of all couples. Read more
We found this title in the “All Things Surrogacy” Facebook group. From the first sentences, it struck us to the depths of our heart. Because of its openness, the cry of the soul, and the real advices the author (Ms. Tracy Brenton) gives to the community in the end! We thought for a long time, whether this story will be interested to our community suffering from infertility problems, or not. Sooner than later, we decided to present the latter to your personal attention… Meet “The Empty Room”, the real story of life… Read more
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age all over the world; the prevalence of the polycystic ovary syndrome varies widely, depending on the ethnicity, body composition and definition used for diagnosis. The literature shows that the prevalence is 15% when the broader Rotterdam criteria are applied. Prevalence can reach almost 30% in women with overweight and obesity. Thus, polycystic ovary syndrome imposes a significant economic burden on national health systems. Read more
Gynecological ultrasound becomes the standard examination for many abdominal and pelvic issues, which is often offered in reproductive healthcare practice. Although the need for clearer definition is apparent towards the sonographers, for many women it is a daunting prospect that could lead them to refuse this examination when the advantages are not communicated clear. Read more
Some adults are either obese or overweight. Complications related with obesity are diverse, and some may relate to the degree of insulin resistance. The obesity and insulin resistance might initiate or worsen polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and negatively impact on fertility and reproductive outcomes. Read more
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