Fertility treatments in Turkey (and why Turkish women believe that onions help while trying to conceive)

Fertility treatments in Turkey (and why Turkish women believe that onions help while trying to conceive) During a recent fertility conference in Berlin, I spoke to numerous fertility experts, but only at the Turkish booth did it feel like home to me. Or, more precisely, it felt like sitting in my own kitchen - a peaceful, comfortable world, untouched by the hectic surroundings. Would I like a coffee? No? Then have a chocolate. Sit down. [...]

2018-06-18T08:14:10+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Aspirin and heparin to help implantation: Yes or No?

Aspirin and heparin to help implantation: Yes or No?   Image credit: atibodyphoto at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The moment a woman has one or two unsuccessful series of  IVF behind her, she becomes ready to do anything, really anything to make the next IVF cycle work. Many of the women I talk to have a long history of fertility treatments, so the question that often comes up is whether taking a low dose of aspirin [...]

2018-06-18T10:18:03+00:00 June 6th, 2016|Tags: , , , |

What REALLY happens when egg fuses with sperm cell

What REALLY happens when egg fuses with sperm cell Honestly, I never really wondered what exactly happens in a moment when egg and sperm unite. I assumed, science would know all about it; for such an important event one would expect tons of literature describing every millisecond of it, right? Or at least a handful of studies demonstrating what happens in the moment of creation, a moment that each and every one of us went through? A [...]

2018-06-18T10:19:22+00:00 May 29th, 2016|Tags: , , , |