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Pekka Sillanaukee

In Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, donor gamete treatments are affordable and quickly available

8.11.2018 , , , , ,

Sister company to the Finnish Ovumia Fertinova, fertility clinic Nova Vita offers high-quality donor sperm, donor egg and embryo donation treatments also for foreign customers. Extensive information on the donors is available if the gametes are ordered from gamete banks that hold a cooperation agreement with Nova Vita. The Nova Vita clinic in Tallinn has…


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.


Donating eggs is very important

1.2.2018 , , , , ,

This year, Helsinki-based Camilla (name changed) decided to become an egg donor. Camilla sees egg donation as a good, rewarding act that in some ways is comparable to being a blood donor: only a slight inconvenience for the donor, but a huge source of joy and perhaps a new life for many families.


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.


Egg freezing to lengthen the fertile lifespan (social freezing)

13.12.2017 , , , ,

Preserving fertility in order to postpone the forming of a family (social freezing), is a feasible option for the modern woman. If eggs are collected from the ovaries and frozen, preferably before the age of 35 years, the threatening yearly diminishment of fertility can be avoided and the chances of having a child with the…


Modern fertility treatments (IVF, ICSI, FET) are effective

2.10.2016 , ,

Infertility is increasing rapidly all over the western world. In Finland, for example, 27 % of 35-year-old women and 40 % of men are childless (Statistics Finland). Many of them would like to have children, and more and more people actively seek help from fertility clinics. In vitro fertilisation and new methods developed from it…


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…


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…