Asherman's Syndrome - Grading, Symptoms, Causes & Fertility
Asherman's syndrome or uterine synechiae is a condition characterized by the presence of intrauterine adhesions and/or scarring. The cause of pelvic adhesions is often previous surgery in the uterus, such as D&C. The symptoms associated and the treatment options depend on the severity and the extent. Read more
Uterine Factor Infertility - Diseases & Anomalies that Cause Infertility
Absolute uterine factor infertility (AUFI) includes all types of uterine diseases and anomalies that affect the structure and functionality of the uterus, causing female infertility. When completion of a pregnancy to term is not possible, gestational surrogacy might be an option. Read more
Medical Contraindications to Pregnancy - When to Use a Surrogate
Some conditions are considered contraindications to pregnancy and women who suffer from them may need to use a surrogate to have children. Examples of them include cardiovascular diseases (CVD), autoimmune diseases, neurological diseases, blood clotting disorders, etc. Read more
Infertility & Surrogacy - What Are the Medical Reasons for Surrogacy?
Surrogacy or surrogate motherhood may be an infertile couple's first choice or a last resort for certain medical reasons. Absence of uterus, uterine anomalies, contraindication to pregnancy, serious medical conditions, or a biologic inability to conceive and bear a child are some causes. Read more