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Endometrial Receptivity Array (ERA)

Have you ever heard the phrase of personalized precision IVF?

Nowadays, the individualized medicine is more prevalent.

With the improvements in ART,

some patients still suffer by repeated implantation failure.


It's time to think about "personalized embryo transfer (pET)."

Embryo implantation is a highly complex process incorporating with a healthy embryo, a receptive endometrium, and a molecularly communicative dialogue in between. Until 2016, Stork Fertility Center has comprehensive applied individualized COS, IMSI/ICSI, blastocyst culture, PGS/PGD, donor gametes, and frozen embryo transfer for the cases with specific indications. Moreover, all patients would be requested to take the hysteroscopy, hysterosalpingograrphy, and cervical bacteria culture before entering the transfer cycle. However, still some patients failed after couple of transfers. 

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Love in Paris, Love in Stork Fertility Center

Eiffel Tower, Lovely Photo, Paris France

Another way to be a parent

Although she did not know her, She appreciated her precious gift;

Although she did not know her, She gave her the most precious.

Picturesque perched villages between the sea and hills in Provence, undeniable scents of coffee along the banks of Seine, night views at the Eiffel tower, puzzling criss-crosses of Louvre Pyramids, and all of these describe the romantic name— La France.

As a tour guide, she always traveled around the world. Optimistic, talkative, and open-minded, are her unique characteristics, and many customers were just attracted by this charming woman. During a private vocation, she met her Mr. right in an adorable city, the city of flowers and love, Paris. This time was not for the temporary guide works, but for the permanent living.

Hands, Bride And Groom, Rings, Marry, Wedding, Together

Although they got married later in life, they were not anxious about starting family, and enjoyed the couple's life so much. Until the husband would like to have a baby, she suddenly found that the fertility capacity was significantly declined. At age of 44 years, both the quality and quantity of eggs were limited. 

Hands, Toddler Hand, Child'S Hand, Small FistShe came back to her hometown for the fertility consultations. The specialist told her that having a baby at her age would be a hard and long journey. After discussing with the husband, they understood that the IVF success rate could be less than 5%, and it seemed very inefficient. They both agreed to register for donated eggs. During the matching process, she wanted to try autologous IVF for several times. If no available embryos harvested, they could use the donated eggs.

(More information about our Oocyte bank)

In the next 10 months, she underwent couple of IVF cycles, and one of the cycles was cancelled in the end. Since her husband must work in France, he cryopreserved sperms at Stork Fertility Center in advance. The specialist suggested her taking the accumulative strategy, which was collecting more blastocysts derived from multiple cycles. Until collecting enough embryos, two or three embryos could be transferred once to increase the possibility of implantation. 

Disappointedly, only two available blastocysts were obtained within the 10 months, and she still wanted to get a try. However, the thoughtful husband did not want to give her too much pressure, and thus decided to use the donated eggs first. 

The matched donor was a cute young college student with kind heart. She was very attentive to follow each step from doctors. The quality of her eggs were as good as her personality. Soon after, the recipient had a positive pregnancy test after transferring the developed embryo (single embryo transfer).

With great joy and expectation, the French husband applied for a long leave to accompany his wife. He helped her do the progesterone injections for luteal support every week. This couple would welcome their first baby in the most romantic country after another 10 months, and they promised the Stork Fertility Center to bring their baby back one day. 

According to the article in Fertility and Sterility in 2012, the cumulative live birth rate in the conditions of transferring five blastocysts were shown as below,

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