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Candido Tomás

Overweight and fertility – why do we need to talk about weight

15.10.2018 , , ,

“Why do we always have to talk about this?” This is a question that many patients ask when an infertility doctor brings up overweight and the need to lose weight at the surgery. It is an understandable and human reaction. Someone invades a patient’s privacy while the debate about the health risks associated with being…


The outline of my story with donor egg treatment

15.2.2018 , , , , , ,

Our infertility story began back in 2006 when we started trying for a baby. A year later in March 2007 my husband and I made an appointment at the Ava-klinikka, now known as Ovumia Fertinova. This is our shared story, but I’m writing this from my own point of view.


Egg donor: The birth of my own child helped me decide

22.1.2018 , , , , ,

Tampere-based Nea has donated eggs five times. The first time was soon after the birth of her firstborn child. Holding her own baby, Nea realised that she could help people suffering from infertility in a significant way. This is what Nea says about her experience.


Roadshow to Fertility Clinics in Sweden

26.9.2016

Ovumia and Nova Vita personnel had a great road trip to Sweden in September, 2016. We met several clinics and exchanged our experiences about the modern infertility treatments.


A new life from deep freeze to parents’ loving arms – Pregnancies via frozen embryo transfers (FET) and egg freezing

27.8.2016 , ,

With modern fertility treatments life begins with deep-freezing, as embryos can now be safely frozen and stored for future use. This means that the same family can have children who were conceived on the same day but born in different years. Technological progress has also made it possible to freeze and store eggs. This gives…


Finnish egg bank produces excellent pregnancy results

15.8.2016 , ,

Ovumia’s systematic four years of research and development is producing excellent results in fertility treatments using frozen eggs. Thanks to the new freezing technique known as vitrification, the egg bank can be utilised in fertility treatments just like a sperm bank. Ovumia is achieving the same high success rates in these treatments as with fresh…


Hoping for a child?

28.7.2016 ,

Having children is a natural part of life. It can seem unbelievable that almost one out of every five couples has trouble having children. Unfortunately it is true, and there are tens of thousands of couples in Finland who are finding it difficult to conceive. Fertility problems seem to be steadily increasing in society. Due…