Glossary Overview

Find out about some important fertility terms.

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Basal Body Temperature (BBT) test

The temperature of a woman taken every morning during a cycle. It is done to help determine if ovulation has taken place.

Baseline Ultrasound

An examination conducted before starting therapy to determine the general position and condition of the ovaries and the uterus.

Blastocyst Transfer

Embryos develop for 4 or 5 days (until they reach blastocyst stage), rather than the usual 2 or 3 days in in vitro fertilization (IVF).

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