Femi Olatunbosun MB FRCSC FACOG


Birth Control

Top of the pageBirth ControlBirth control is any method used to prevent pregnancy. Another word for birth control is contraception (say “kon-truh-SEP-shun”). The only sure way to prevent pregnancy is to not have sex. But finding a good method of birth...

Gamete and Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer (GIFT and ZIFT) for Infertility

Some infertile couples are affected by conditions that prevent the sperm and egg from traveling through a fallopian tube . (This is where fertilization and the first stage of cell division take place.) The following are assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedures that are rarely used but may improve the chances of…

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a procedure that involves collecting a woman’s eggs from her ovaries and fertilizing them with sperm in a laboratory. The resulting fertilized eggs are then transferred to the uterus through the cervix. Any embryos that implant in the uterus may then result in pregnancy and the birth of…

In Vitro Fertilization for Infertility

During in vitro fertilization (IVF), eggs and sperm are brought together in a laboratory glass dish to allow the sperm to fertilize an egg. With IVF, you can use any combination of your own eggs and sperm and donor eggs and sperm. After IVF, one or more fertilized eggs are placed in the uterus . Ovulation and egg…

Insemination Procedures

Insemination procedures put sperm directly into the woman’s reproductive tract with a tube inserted through the vagina. By doing so, they can improve the chances of conception in women who have difficulty conceiving after intercourse. Types of insemination include: Intrauterine insemination (IUI), the flushing of…