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Important: Prior to Your Visit

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  Updated on Sept. 10th, 2020 We make sure we follow the requirements of the Estonian Health Board and recommendations of ESHRE (European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology), so that you feel safe when you come to your appointment. We ensure safe conditions for our patients and healthcare professionals. In connection with the spread of the COVID-19 virus, please: • Disinfect your hands on the spot and...

We Have Joined Videoconsultation Platform MinuDoc!

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Our clinic has joined the MinuDoc platform to advise our patients via videoconsultations. Our infertility doctor Dr. Sirle Randoja provides advice on pre-pregnancy examinations, tests and the use of necessary vitamins, as well as on issues related to the menstrual cycle. In addition, Dr. Randoja advises you on infertility treatments and possible solutions. Our midwife Tiina Untera does video consultations in MyDoc environment in Estonian...

Oocyte Freezing. Do We Still Have Time?

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Nowadays, a fast oocyte freezing method, also called vitrification, allows otherwise sensitive oocytes to stop the cell cycle and survive for years in a liquid nitrogen environment. In the future, the oocytes can be thawed again if necessary and used in family planning. How many eggs do I have left? At birth, a girl has about a million egg cells, but over the years the number...

Notice for patients: Coronavirus (COVID-19/ SARS-CoV-2)

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March 15th, 2020 The Estonian government has declared state of emergency to fight coronavirus spread. Due to these measures, as of March 16th all our scheduled appointments and procedures have been canceled. Patients will be contacted accordingly. There will be no first appointments or sperm analysis done this week. However, we would appreciate, if you could fill in the contact form on our website, so we...

How to Make Babies in This Day and Age?

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In the beginning of October our patient coordinator Eerika Eensalu participated in Cologne, Germany in one of the most popular fertility and family planning shows called Kinderwunsch Tage (loosely translated as „Desire to Have Children – Days“). Eerika had the oppportunity to interact directly with potential patients looking for solutions on their fertility journey. Today we're sharing some of Eerika’s  impressions and highlights of...
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A Story of an Egg Donor

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Have you concidered becoming an egg donor? Would you like to know more about it? Who exactly are these women, who already are egg donors? Saari (27) is sharing her story why and how she donated her eggs (full version was published in Postimees, on the 6th of August 2019). We all know infertility is a deepening problem in Estonia and in Western-Europe and we...
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Fertility Clinic Nordic and NEXTCLINICS Join Forces

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Fertility Clinic Nordic has provided for its clients all the procedures used in infertility treatment, such as artificial insemination, pre-transplant genetic diagnostics (PGD), ova and sperm donation, and cryopreservetion of ova for many years now. Combining the most innovative medical technologies with a progressive digital environment, customer centred and multilingual service, and the right location, Fertility Clinic Nordic has become an attractive fertility treatment...
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What is PGT and How to Save White Rhinos?

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At the end of last year our embryologist Tuuli Dmitrijeva participated in a conference “Preconception, Preimplantation and Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis (PGT)” and finally we have managed to summarize some of her thoughts. The conference presented a lot of topics for discussion including Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) and Preimplantation Genetic Screening (PGS), woman’s age as a factor regarding aneuploidy, advances in prenatal molecular diagnostics etc. What...

Are Surrogacy Contracts Purely Bad?

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Surrogacy has been an integral part of human society for a much longer period as it is normally perceived. Plutarchos (ca 46-120 BC) has described in his work „Parallel lives“ a story about Stratonice, who was unable to carry children for her man Deiotarus and allowed him to conceive a child with his most beautiful concubine. Deiotarus, enthralled by such a sacrifice, allowed her...

Our Family just got larger!

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A couple of weeks ago we described pre-implantation genetic screening (PGS) in our Estonian blog (https://fertilityclinicnordic.com/korgtehnoloogia-ja-terve-embrueo-valimine/). Today we are happy to share some pleasant news – last week our first PGS baby was born, who is a healthy and strong little girl. Her mother chose to let specialists assist her and to do PGS to avoid possible genetic diseases. We give our best wishes...

Avoiding infertility

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A very widespread reason for infertility is tubal factor infertility which is caused by the obstruction or damage in fallopian tubes. Our body functions quite logically: when an egg is released from the ovary, it moves to the fallopian tube where semen fertilizes the egg. After the fertilization process, the fallopian tubes take care of the newly formed life for the first week, after...

Fertile lifestyle

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Fertility cannot be separated from lifestyle. Therefore this post (and the next one too) aims to remind you about taking care of yourself decently. Our egg cells are with us from the moment we're born and therefore every choice made in life influences fertility. So, it's important to be wise on age, body mass index and sensible sexual behavior. In addition, minimize unhealthy habits (like...

Preserving your fertility for the best suitable moment

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To begin with, center your attention on the thought of freezing your egg cells. This provides a window for preserving and using your young and awesome egg cells when you are older and your body is having trouble with cooking great eggs. The egg cell freezing means a procedure where a woman donates 10-15 egg cells which will be frozen in liquid nitrogen and there...

What is natural conception in 21st century?

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Infertility treatment concerns a noteworthy part of population. Within last ~40 years more than five million IVF treatments have been carried out worldwide. So, it is an issue that touches a sore spot on humankind. This is why it is important to talk about fertility treatment options and new developments. The topic of fertility is tightly surrounded of myths. When a child asks the question...

What is an egg donation? Become an egg donor!

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What is an egg donation? It's a procedure where a woman donates her 10-15 egg cells to another woman who has medical or age-related problems with having viable first-rate eggs herself. Donors have an excellent fertility, they are usually 18-35 years old and they have to pass a thorough testing before they are accepted as donors. The laws guiding sperm and egg donation differ...

Genetics regulates fertility

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Triin Laisk-Podar is a young woman who defended her PhD dissertation in 2015 on the genetic basis of female fertility. She and her supervisors found that genes which influence the beginning of menopause are also connected to the processes happening in ovaries and that genes regulate the result and effectiveness of fertility treatments. In the future these genes could be used as possible biomarkers...

Healthy woman is a fertile woman

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Eating choices are really hot topic. We need macro elements (lipids, fat, protein, carbohydrates) and microelements (minerals). Healthy woman is a fertile woman. When thinking about fertilization, it is advisory to take folic acid. It is vitamin B9 and it is necessary for DNA synthesis and cell protection. These processes are especially important in newly formed embryo and that's why it is vital to make...

Life without children

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Nevertheless children are a life enriching sunshine, for reasons of desire or chance, sometimes the reality brings solitude. We want to remind for a second that for whatever reason your life is childless, it can still be lots of fun and full of purpose and satisfaction. In case you need more information and support, visit special support site for women without children: http://gateway-women.com/bio/. The...
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