Fertility Journal

Archive for March, 2009

March 25, 2009

Elective single embryo transfer (eSET)

To find that you have succeeded and become pregnant following IVF is a wonderful experience. You have waited for so long and been through so much to get to this stage. Then comes that magical scan at 6 weeks, ….. 2 sacs!…. 2 heartbeats!….. twins! Something you had hardly dared to even dream of. The […]

March 23, 2009

Natural killer cells

A pregnancy is the ideal “transplant” because the mother does not reject it even though 50% of every baby’s genetic make-up is “foreign” coming from the father. This led to the theory that there must be some form of suppression of the mother’s own immune system to prevent the rejection of every pregnancy.