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7 Facts About IUI

Intra-Uterine Insemination (IUI) is a fertility treatment that involves placing processed sperm sample directly into a woman’s uterus to facilitate fertilisation. You can read more about IUI process and patient’s journey here. The content of this article is contributed by Alpha KL. (more…)

PGT (Pre-implantation Genetic Testing) Co-funding Scheme

A new co-funding scheme for Pre-implantation Genetic Testing for Monogenic / Single Gene Defects (PGT-M) and Chromosomal Structural Rearrangements (PGT-SR) was recently introduced as part of the Government’s effort to support couples in their parenthood journey with effect from 1st July 2022. This scheme will provide financial support for eligible couples who wish to conceive but are at risk of transmitting serious inheritable diseases to their offspring [1]. (more…)

When should I visit a fertility clinic?

There are various reasons why a visit to the fertility clinic is required. If you and your spouse have difficulty getting pregnant after trying for a long time, it is recommended to visit a fertility clinic. A fertility clinic provides comprehensive fertility related tests and services to help married couples conceive a child of their own. When couples could not get pregnant after trying a long time, fertility specialist may run fertility test to find out the cause of infertility. (more…)