Icon image | Photo: Shutterstock “How can we make it happen? Can we even afford it?” … Especially in difficult times like these, when the coronavirus pandemic is causing widespread economic and social insecurity, such considerations are thoroughly understandable. Many couples who wish to have children may have similar concerns, particularly in situations where costs
“I’m not a real woman, because I’m not able to have children”
Icon image | Photo: Shutterstock Women and their partners – who, for a long time, have been struggling in vain to conceive – talk about the above and many other thoughts and feelings associated with their situation. It is in particular the social environment that fuels such thoughts by quotes like: “Now you are married.
… and if it doesn’t work?
Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Doctors, medical assistants and embryologists in the laboratory, IT department, hygiene specialists, Info Center etc. We, as a team at the IVF Centers Prof. Zech dedicate our entire know-how and passion to helping infertile couples achieve a pregnancy with the help of assisted reproductive technology (ART). In many cases, the
Love in Times of Egg Donation
Study on the relationship between mother and child after IVF treatment using donated eggs
Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Some couples with an unfulfilled desire to have a child have a long way to go until they have achieved their goal of starting a family – inseminations, hormonal treatments used for ‘artificial insemination’, IVF therapies, cryo cycles, etc. Some couples, however, need a “Plan B”: An egg donation. With
Unwanted Childlessness and Stress
What do we know about the links existing between them?
Icon Image | Photo: Shutterstock Illnesses, environmental pollutants, ageing are, inter alia, factors which may impair fertility. Unwanted childlessness is often due to a combination of several causes. To date, we know far too little, for example, about the role played by psychological strain. Couples wishing to conceive are usually under great pressure and are
“A chance, that a child may arise”
Psychological support for couples with unfulfilled desire for children – Part 2
Fertility-Treatment BLOG interview with clinical psychologist Mag. Karl-Heinz Brandt: (Click here to read the first part of the interview) Mag. Karl-Heinz Brandt(l) | Rene Winsauer(r) Mr. Brandt, the IVF Centers Prof. Zech offer their patients the possibility to have access to psychological counseling. We have already talked about situations in which this option may prove
“Why do all the others get pregnant but I don’t?”
Psychological support for couples with unfulfilled desire for children – Part 1
Fertility-Treatment BLOG interview with clinical psychologist Mag. Karl-Heinz Brandt: Mag. Karl-Heinz Brandt(l) | Rene Winsauer(r) Mr. Brandt, the IVF Centers Prof. Zech offer their patients the possibility to benefit from psychological assistance, if desired. What does this assistance look like in detail? Mag. Brandt: The support is geared to issues of particular concern to the