Our services are centered mainly around Gynaecology and Obstetrics, covering pre-conception services, antenatal care, postnatal care, basic and advance fertility management, including fertility counseling and evaluation, ovulation induction, intra-uterine insemination, assisted reproductive technology (ART), endoscopic (minimal access) gynaecologic surgery encompassing diagnostic and operative laparoscopy; diagnostic and operative hysteroscopy.
Infertility is when you cannot get pregnant after having unprotected, regular sex for six months to one year, depending on your age.
The main symptom of infertility is not getting pregnant. You may not have or notice any other symptoms.
It is the desire of every couple to able to bear child and become parents within the first year of marriage. Some couple has this dream fulfilled while other does not. The prevalence of infertility in Nigeria is 20 – 25% among married couples, if you have been trying to get pregnant and not successful, you may have a problem of infertility.
CAUSE OF IFERTILITY
The cause of infertility is either male factor, female factor or both male and female factor.
- Poor sperm count
- Poor motility
- Total absence of sperm
- Testicular cancer
- Testicular Varicocoele
- Damage to fallopian tube
- Elevated hormones
- Unexplained infertility
- Environmental, behavioral and occupational factors
ASSISTED REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGY
ART is a term used to describe advanced infertility therapies, most commonly IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) but it also includes other techniques. At El-Rapha hospital we offers the latest advanced techniques available, such as intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), blastocyst transfer, egg donation, and surrogacy in order to provide a full scope of services to optimize your outcome.
In vitro fertilization or IVF requires a number of steps from ovarian stimulation and monitoring, Egg collection, Incubation and fertilization to Embryo transfer before pregnancy can take place, this process from the start of medication until egg retrieval takes approximately 4-6 weeks. El-Rapha hospitals and diagnostics offers more than just hope, as we bring you glad tidings of our highly skilled and experienced staff in the field of ART, which offers a less costly, less stressful IVF alternative with the latest medical equipment.
Our fertility services
- Fertility counseling
- Infertility investigations
- In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)
- In Vitro Maturation (IVM)
- Sickle cell anemia prevention program
- Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
- Intra Uterine Insemination (IUI)
- Testicular Sperm Aspiration (TESA)
- Testicular Sperm Extraction (TESE)
- Sperm Freezing
- Embryo Freezing
- Blastocyst culture
- Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
- Gestational Carrier — Surrogacy.
We look forward to working with you to achieve your goal of a successful Pregnancy and a healthy baby