WHAT IS THE CAUSE OF INFERTILITY?
WHAT DO I NEED TO DO AFTER I HAVE CHOSEN AN EGG DONOR?
WHAT MEDICATION DO I HAVE TO GET PRIOR TO SEEING THE DOCTOR IN CAPE TOWN?
2) Estradiol valerate tablets 2mg – 84 tablets (Progynova, Estrace, Estrapause) – The doctor will tell you when to commence these tablets. They should be taken in the following way: – 1 tablet daily for 3 days, then – 2 tablets daily for 3 days, then – 3 tablets daily for 3 days, then – 4 tablets daily. Continue with 4 tablets daily until the doctor tells you to stop or increase. These tablets thicken and prepare the lining of the womb prior to the embryo transfer.
3) Progesterone in oil injections (100mg)– 20 ampoules (Gestone) – These injections will only be started after you have seen the doctor in Cape Town. You will be told exactly what day to start the injections. The needles and syringes will be provided from the clinic in Cape Town. Alternatively you can use Crinone Gel twice daily.
HOW DO I OBTAIN THESE MEDICATIONS?
HOW ARE THE EMBRYOS CULTURED?
THE EGG DONOR