Advice 1: How to check hormones

The hormonal background is checked to determine the balance of hormones in the body. Assign analysiss on the level of hormones may the doctor in the presence of multiple readings. In particular, the hormonal background is checked pregnant women who are planning a pregnancy or have trouble conceiving, individuals who have problems with the thyroid gland, etc. To determine the level of hormones seems to the blood from the vein. For each type of hormones he resigns in accordance with certain days, as not all the days you can get the most reliable results.
How to check hormones
Follicle-stimulating hormone in women is responsible for ovulation and the estrogen. The most accurate indicators of hormonal background can be obtained in mid-cycle, or 3 to 8 day. This hormone is present in men. It promotes the production of testosterone, and maturation of sperm and is responsible for the level of sexual strength to men. Women take an analysis strictly on the respective days on the recommendation of a physician, men – in any day of the month. The analysis seems to early in the morning on an empty stomach.
Analysis of luteinizing hormone women take from 3 to 8 day cycle or from 19 to 21 days. Men any day. The analysis seems to early in the morning on an empty stomach. These two hormones help to determine the cause of infertility.
To determine the level of prolactin, the tests need to pass in the first and second phase of the cycle, in the morning on an empty stomach. Before testing, you should abstain from sex and observe a complete rest. Elevated prolactin levels can cause various pathologies health and prevent the occurrence of pregnancy. In lactating women, prolactin levels are high, as it is responsible for lactation.
Blood to the hormone estradiol can be taken any day of the cycle. The analysis should be taken early in the morning on an empty stomach.
Progesterone test women who are planning pregnancy. The analysis must pass at 19-21 day cycle. The level of this hormone determines the ability of the endometrium to accept the ovum and maintenance of pregnancy.
Testosterone levels test both women and men any day of the month. If a woman has increased levels of this hormone, the pregnancy ends in miscarriage. Low testosterone levels in men may indicate many abnormalities in the body.
The hormone DHEAS is the sulfate test of the couple planning the birth of a child. In a woman's body elevated levels of the hormone prevents pregnancy and its gestation. A reduced level of this hormone in men leads to lack of viability of spermatozoa.
In disorders of the thyroid gland or suspected violations rent a blood test for hormones (T3, T4, thyroid-stimulating hormone, and antibodies to TTG. Tests for hormone levels should be taken on an empty stomach, you cannot drink even water.
Before the blood level Gomonov need to cancel all medications for two weeks before analyses.

Advice 2: All about how to take eggs

To donate eggs, you need to fill out a questionnaire and undergo a full medical examination. You must meet the eligibility criteria and have a perfect health.
To become an egg donor, you need to pass the examination
You will need
  • - medical card;
  • photography.
If you decide to become an egg donor, you will first need to find a clinic that provides such services. Please rate the reputation of the institution, find out the reviews about it, and make sure in high qualification of specialists engaged in manipulation. Egg donation is not dangerous, but only if the process is under control of qualified doctors.
At the clinic you will be asked to complete a questionnaire, which will allow specialists to consider your candidacy and to make a decision. There are some criteria for the selection of donors. First, selected women aged from 20 to 30-35 years. Second, the candidate must not have harmful habits. Third, the potential donor must have their own children. Fourth, suitable only for girls and women with a normal body type. Also you will be asked to attach a photo which will assess the external data.
If you are told that you are treated as candidate to donate, then go to the clinic and pass the examination. You will need to visit some experts: the gynecologist, the psychiatrist, the therapist and genetics. Then, you should give blood: identification of infections, determination of the RH factor, blood groups and coagulation, and biochemical and clinical. In the list of obligatory procedures also includes Cytology cervical smear in the determination of the microflora of the vagina, chest x-ray, electrocardiogram and ultrasound. Egg donation is only possible in the absence of health problems.
If health is all right, then you will sign an agreement on introduction in the list of donors. This means that women who resort to artificial insemination, will see your profile and will be able to stop the choice on you. If you choose, the experts will contact you and invite you to the clinic.
The next stage of training. To take eggs difficult, because the fence needs to be at a certain time. Experts will carry out the synchronization of the menstrual cycles of the donor and the mother, to both menstruation began on the same day. Then they will be ovarian stimulation of the donor, which will increase the number of viable eggs. The duration of the period of stimulation may vary from 10 to 14 days. Doctors will monitor the situation with ultrasound.
The last stage is the egg retrieval. It is performed under General anesthesia by puncture of the follicle, which will proceed through the vagina. The procedure lasts 30-40 minutes, is held simultaneously with the ultrasound. After the procedure is completed you will be paid a remuneration the amount of which was specified in the contract.
The procedure is harmless if done by experienced specialists. After egg retrieval, you will be able to have children, so don't worry about it.
Useful advice
If you want to become an egg donor, start to prepare in advance: eat right, give up bad habits normalize your weight.
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