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Female Fertility Health

Fertility health includes all the essential elements which can impact your ability to conceive. Endometrial health, ovulatory issues and your immune system are all critical factors which can affect fertility and potential success when you’re having IVF.  It’s important to have an understanding of these and their potential impact on your overall reproductive health when we’re planning your fertility treatment. 

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Endometrial Receptivity Analysis (ERA)

Endometrial receptivity analysis (ERA) is a way of finding out when the lining of the womb – known as the endometrium - is most receptive. This helps us to decide a time for your embryo transfer that’s most likely to result in success.

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EMMA and ALICE tests

EMMA and ALICE are screening tests that assess bacteria in the uterine cavity. The EMMA test includes a complete screen of endometrial bacteria, including those affecting fertility. ALICE looks for 8 bacteria that are potentially harmful to embryos.

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Endometrial scratch before IVF

The aim of endometrial scratching to help implantation. By carefully scratching the lining of your womb through the endometrial scratch, we can initiate a repair process that forms a new uterine lining.

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Reproductive Immunology

Reproductive immunology looks at how the immune system reacts when a woman becomes pregnant.