GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Healthcare, Fitness and Medicine

 
  Share

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 8 February 2018:  Maternal age is the one of the most important factors to help identify a woman's odds of having a baby. According to IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic, recent analysis of the patient demographics reveal that of every 1000 patients that come to the clinic, the age group of 20 to 30 is also witnessing a surge in both, male and female infertility factors. The average percentage from this group is almost 15% of the total patient count which is the second highest. It is also noted that there has been a steady increase in female infertility cases amongst Emirati couples from this age group.

Recent research by IVI Middle East counsellors also brings to light that the largest number of infertility cases are from the age group of 35-40 in the region; with the younger age group catching up too. It is also important to note that majority cases of female infertility conditions are triggered by causes that are specific to the population of this region.  

“While lifestyle and eating habits are two critical factors that have led to an increase in infertility with the local age group between age 20-30, consanguinity is another very important reason for the increase in such cases amongst the Emirati population,” said Prof. Dr. Human Fatemi, Subspecialist Reproductive Medicine & Reproductive Surgery, Medical Director, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic.

IVI Middle East Fertility Clinics are a part of the world leading IVF institution – IVI and offer the highest standards of fertility treatments. IVI group has the success record of 160,000 births worldwide and is widely respected for not just the science but also for research and advancements in the field of reproductive medicine. Almost 80% of the clinic's patients in the UAE are local and 20% comprise other nationalities. 

It seems that Emirati families face increased incidences of infertility. In females, parental consanguinity leads to a low ovarian reserve and due to rare sun exposure of the skin, Vitamin D deficiency is very common. Other factors are unhealthy diets and diabetes. Similarly, male infertility is related to obesity, excessive smoking, possible steroid consump¬tion for bodybuilding and largely consanguinity,” added Dr. Barbara Lawrenz, Consultant Obstetrics & Gynaecology, IVF, IVI Abu Dhabi.

Marriage is an important turning point in a woman's life in the UAE. Marriage and childbearing define life for nearly all women in the country. Until the last few decades, women throughout the region typically married while still in their teens or early 20s. However, with changing times, women give more importance to their careers and delay child-bearing which is also a contributing factor to rising infertility. 

It is to be noted that a woman's age is the one of the most important factors determining her chance of pregnancy and a healthy birth because with age, the quality and quantity of her eggs decrease overtime, and the likelihood of miscarriages and birth defects increases. A study of the existing consultations at IVI clinics also shows that if a woman has healthy pregnancies in her 20s or early 30s, it does not mean that her attempt to have another child in her later 30s or 40s will be successful. She may face complications once she touches 35 or more, as the chances of her conceiving naturally are halved compared to her chance in twenties. 

With infertility becoming a common issue amongst Emirati men and women, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic is here to offer breakthrough medical treatments designed to address the growing fertility issues facing many couples today – both young and the not so young. IVI Middle East Fertility Clinics made its foray into the Middle East almost three years ago and within a short time span have already celebrated many successful pregnancies. Today, IVI Middle East Fertility Clinic boasts the highest success rate with more than 70 per cent successful pregnancies in the region. IVI Middle East Fertility Clinics are spread across Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Muscat to offer highly advanced international standard treatments to couples.



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 6429 times
Posted on : Thursday, February 8, 2018  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Ministry of Health & Prevention announces Visiting Doctors Program for February 2018
Next Story : Ministry of Health and Prevention participates in this year's ‘National Career Exhibition' at Expo C...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
MAC - Hyper Real Glow
Introducing Vitabrid C12, a brand-new, proprietary form of active Vitamin C bein...
M∙A∙C Mineralize Total Detox
5 things to know about collagen
Fresh Hair in an Instant with SHOW Beauty
PUMA and Sahntell Martin Unveil Debut Collection
Amadeo® Fleurier 39 “Fan”
Show/Pop-up Event “Pret-A-Cover™ Buyers Lane” to Be Launched in Dubai From March...
Mother's Day Gift Guide 2018 from The Little Birdy Group
Moreish Café in Dubai introduces a healthy Quinoa Burrito
True Colours
Robinsons Honored for Outstanding Store Design
UAE Team Emirates' Mirza Takes Gold at Asian Cycling Championships
Phenomenal development in falconry racing from small beginnings: HHC Deputy CEO
WGS 2018: Opening Session Highlights Importance of Embracing Smart Living to Enh...
Splash receives 2 awards
Arab Duo Showcase Team's Potential in Final Stage of Dubai Tour
RAK Hospital launches the biggest weight-loss challenge in association with MoHA...
2XL launches Malmo Bed with floral designs for a vintage shabby chic inspired ma...
Food Lovers Rejoice: Dubai Food Festival Is Back This Month
Bridal Glow is Skin Deep: Tips for every bride-to-be in 2018
Mealtop, Introducing a Whole New Dessert Experience
Al Ahli Holding Group to redefine the UAE value shopping category through an AED...
Optim-Eyes Lashes & Brows with Filorga
British Orchard Kids Kingdom Nursery wins Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Award
Global Dialogue for Happiness: Bestselling Author Advises Governments to Integra...
WGS 2018: Governments Need to Prioritize Wellbeing of Citizens, Say Internationa...
Voting for Superbrands 2018 has commenced
Under the Patronage and Presence of H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member ...
NEZO launches new identity to guide consumers in selecting the best salt for the...
The new BMW HP4 RACE arrives at Abu Dhabi Motors – one of just 750 built
The Robots Are Coming: Ministry of Finance Brings Artificial Intelligence to Dub...
WGS 2018 Global Dialogue for Happiness: Australian Expert Underlines Importance ...
Leading Scientists, Astronauts Share Insights on why Space Exploration Matters a...
Qualcomm Extends Cash Tender Offer for All Outstanding Shares of NXP
New Report from Accenture and the World Government Summit Finds That Regulators ...
ADNOC Schools Team Wins Etihad Artificial Intelligence Competition
Potential automation of 20 million jobs in the Middle East
WGS 2018 Global Dialogue for Happiness: Former Finland PM Discusses Secrets of S...
First Ever UAE Race Car Fitted with Immensa 3D Printed Parts
WGS 2018: Innovation to Propel Dubai into the Next Century
Garbiñe Muguruza Hungry for Success at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Redefining the Skin Clinic Experience. #allnewkaya opens in Muscat City Centre!
Dubai Electronic Security Center Receives Overwhelming Interest From Regional an...
WGS 2018: Governments of the Future Must Work Smartly with Innovation and Technology
Turkish Airlines has announced its 2018 January passenger and cargo traffic results.
Global Expansion in sight for ICONS© Coffee Couture
Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380s
WGS 2018: World-Renowned Author Opens Landmark Summit with Plea for Compassion a...
Global energy shifts set to transform the Middle East energy sector