September 2014 -

insemination (IUI) Method

26 September 2014
insemination (IUI) Method

Aşılama (IUI) tedavisi, kadında dışarıdan verilen ilaçlar yardımı ile yumurtlama sağlandıktan sonra, hızlı hareketli spermlerin rahim ağzından geçirilerek rahim içerisine bırakılmasıdır.

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26 September 2014
Premature Birth

Premature Birth

If the baby is born between the 20th and 37th weeks of pregnancy, when the baby is not fully developed yet, this is called premature birth. Labour pains before the 37thweek of pregnancy are also stated as threats for premature birth. About 10% of all new born babies are hasty. They are called premature babies. The most important complication for premature babies is that they face breathing problems due to underdevelopment of their lungs. Additionally, the earlier the birth takes place the higher the chances of risk regarding possible issues regarding the central nervous system.Prematurity is the most common cause of death regarding new born babies. The risk decreases with each passing week of pregnancy. In recent years, there have been immense improvements in premature baby treatments and even very early premature babies have more chances of surviving. However, regarding some specific conditions in our country, premature birth still poses some problems. Moreover, care and medical treatment of such babies against possible complications cost a considerably high.

What are the causes of premature birth?

Nearly half of premature births do not have a specific cause. Regarding the other half, some condit

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18 September 2014
Laser Assisted Hatching

Laser assisted hatching

In infertility treatment, although embryo (fetus) can develop, couples cannot have pregnancies. Not having any pregnancy despite fertilization is usually due to the fact that problems are encountered during when embryo is placed/attached into the womb. A variety of incidents happen when the embryo is placed into the uterus. First of all, the embryo keeps dividing and growing. After it reaches a certain length, it breaches through the membrane it is surrounded by (zona pellucida) and places itself within the intra uterine tissue called endometrium. There it continues to grow. According to research, the main reason for not having any pregnancy is when the embryo cannot breach through this membrane and for this reason cannot attach to the intrauterine wall.

Laser Assisted Hatching

Laser assisted hatching: In order to solve this problem, a small puncture/hole should be opened via chemical or mechanical means on this membrane surrounding the embryo so that it can breach out and attach to the intrauterine wall easily. Research shows that pregnancy rates via this method have shown a significant increase especially in some specific cases

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16 September 2014
Nutrition During Pregnancy

Nutrition During Pregnancy You should have frequent but small servings of meals during pregnancy. You should neither stay hungry for long nor get full up when you eat.

Eating Well During Pregnancy

Make sure you consume fresh food. Try to consume fresh and natural food instead of canned foods and food containing preservatives. Eat a variety of foods. That way, your body will receive as many different vitamins and minerals as possible. Instrad of consuming too fatty, sweet, spicy and calorie rich foods, try to eat food that is rich in protein and carbohydrate and low in fat. Remember that it is not the weight you gain which is important but the proper and sufficient nutrition of the baby inside. Although synthetic multivitamin pills can be used as support for those who cannot have a balanced diet, they can never replace natural food. According to the results of “toxoplasmosis tests”, if your body has never encountered this parasite before, some precautions should be taken. This condition, which especially is caught through cat and dog discharge, might become fatal for the baby or might cause disabililty if it present during pregnancy. Toxoplasma infection might occur especially when fruit and vegatables are not washed thoroughly and when meat is not cooked well. Consume a l

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11 September 2014
Pregnancy Follow Up

Pregnancy Follow Up

A to Z of Pregnancy Assessment and Observation and Laboratory Tests; Ideally, a woman should see a gynaecologist and have an examination before pregnancy. However, unfortunately, very few women see us, specialists, before pregnancy.

Yet, what needs to be done during pregnancy is listed below on a weekly basis

 

Pregnancy Follow Up Week by Week

First visit: 6-8 weeks

First of all, pregnancy is diagnosed via ? -HCG or urine pregnancy tests. On their first pregnancy visit candidate mothers go through a check-up.

  • o Ultrasound (preferably transvaginal)
  • o Blood type, Rh
  • o Full blood count
  • o Blood biochemistry
  • o TORCH screen
  • o Full urine test, urine culture – antibiogram (if required)
  • o Cervicovaginal smear test (PAP smear test)
  • o Bleeding profile
  • o Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, AIDS (HIV) tests

Second visit: 10-13 weeks

  • o Nuchal Translucency (NT)
  • o I. Trimester screening

Third visit: 16-18 weeks

  • o Ultrasound (anomaly screening)

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