Although there is much that we don’t yet know about the complex processes controlling fertility, we believe that with the methods and techniques that already exist today and with our personal commitment, we are trying as hard as we can to make sure that every patient who comes to us has a happy, healthy baby.
Travelling to Athens may sound daunting, but very few of our patients regret the effort they make to do this.
We aim to combine all necessary investigations into one initial consult visit with a stay of only 1 or 2 nights in Athens so you get all the answers you need to plan your treatment as cost effectively as possible.
Individualising your IVF treatment and protocol
Maximising your chance of getting pregnant naturally if possible
Working with your body and adapting our treatment at every stage according to what your body is telling us
Offering egg donation with the very highest standards of donor welfare and ethics and the closest possibly match to your physical characteristics
Offering rapid access to value for money fertility tests and treatment without waiting lists
Offering egg collection and embryo transfer 7 days a week so we can optimise timing for your body
Is the most complex of the assisted reproduction techniques that are used to treat infertility and help with the conception of a child
Some women and men face fertility problems for various reasons that can be overcome by using donors. At Serum we offer a large pool of carefully selected egg and sperm donors.
These procedures are most commonly used to overcome male infertility problems, although it may also be used where eggs cannot easily be penetrated by sperm
Culturing to blastocyst on day 5, enables the embryologist to see which embryos are more likely to be euploid (have the right number of chromosomes) and have a higher chance of giving a baby.
In some women, the immune defenses may be overactive leading to poor tolerance of the embryo and a direct attack on the fetal cells by maternal uNKs.
Some mothers have a condition called thrombophilia (excessive blood clotting) caused by a variety of genetic or autoimmune reasons.
In some men and women, levels of inflammatory cytokines like TNFalpha can be very high, which leads to reduced egg and sperm quality and to a more hostile uterus.
In some women, we find a failure to make antibodies capable of recognizing embryonic cells