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

 
  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 10321 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
Express Your Signature Style
The Memovox Adventure
Cerruti 1881 Infinite Love
OMEGA's second "Speedy Tuesday" sells in 01:53.17
Olivia Burton Watercolour Florals
Ulysse Nardin Salutes Us Navy With Limited Edition Executive Skeleton Tourbillon
Oh, Sweetie Lipcolour!
Innovative Chronofighter Superlight Carbon is replete with Graham's formidable m...
New short indie movie ‘The Peril' is a wake-up call to parents about internet sa...
Travel Light with Beauty Essentials from Glambeaute.com
Beat the heat with mini dresses
Marchon Eyewear and G-III Apparel Group Sign Exclusive Global Licensing Agreemen...
Jaeger-Lecoultre Main Sponsor of the 75th International Film Festival of La Bie...
Tissot T-Race Cycling An adrenaline-fuelled ride
DKNY Fall 2018
Summer Love by Mouawad
Enjoy an all-day breakfast at Sophie's Café
Inspired by legends, worn by new heroes, PUMA FOOTBALL brings you the AC MILAN 2...
Dubai Camel Racing Club Honours Al Tayer Motors
Go Down Memory Lane with Fashion Trends from the '90s
Open Dairies by Parmigiano Reggiano Consortium: A gastronomical event for touris...
Tommy Hilfiger Dressed Up Collections
DHL Express drives energy efficient solutions with new electric vehicles in Dubai
DS Podium Chronograph - Sporty as ever, now with PrecidriveTM
Enjoy DSS 2018 Offers at Parah
A New Watchmaking Encounter in Pink Gold at the Venice International Film Festival
Dubai Creek Harbour Project Celebrates 5 Million Man Hours with Zero Lost Time A...
Huawei's New Range of Artificial Intelligent Smartphones Set to Change Your Self...
Launch of PINAR Water - Turkey
Outstanding Guide programme launched by Sharjah Museums Authority
Sighting Immediate Hiring of UAE Nationals, Union Coop Organizes Exclusive Recru...
Canvas on Wrist – Swatch Partners Up With Riksmuseum
Abu Dhabi Airports Celebrates Success at CIPS Middle East Supply Management Awards
Cromia Offers Amazing Discounts during DSS
2XL launches luxurious Louna sofa set in velvet
Accessing The Internet In Dubai: All You Need To Know
Etihad Airways Celebrates President Xi Jinping's Visit With a Series of Cultural...
Ferrari's turbo-charged V8 is voted the best engine of the last 20 years
Dubai Business Women Council witnesses 28.3% growth in total membership during f...
Before we say Goodbye to Flamingoes and Pineapples, Celebrate Summer 2018 with k...
GUESS Launches Fall 18 Handbags
From skin to comprehensive aesthetic care: a 15-year journey called Kaya Skin Clinic
An Insight Into Easyshopping.ae
Finnair launches off-airport baggage collection and check-in service in London w...
The Maison Chaumet opens an exclusive pop-up at The Dubai Mall
Take your mobile gaming to the next level
Pottery Barn Kids launches new ‘Back-to-School' collection
Experts urge residents to recognize early signs of Heart Disease
PCFC and GDRFA helped 511 employees tie the knot over last 7 years
Martin on a Mission as He Claims Sixth Spot for UAE Team Emirates in Stage Five ...