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...

Superovulation

Superovulation is the production of many mature eggs in one menstrual cycle, usually triggered by a medicine that stimulates the ovaries. Such medicines include clomiphene, follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), and gonadotropins. Superovulation with gonadotropins or FSH is watched closely to prevent severe ovarian…

Infertility Tests

What are infertility tests? Infertility tests are done to help find out why a woman cannot become pregnant. The tests help find whether the problem is with the man , the woman , or both. Tests usually include a physical exam, semen analysis, blood tests, and special procedures. Should I be tested? Before you have…

Biophysical Profile

A biophysical profile (BPP) test measures the health of your baby (fetus) during pregnancy. A BPP test includes a nonstress test with electronic fetal heart monitoring and a fetal ultrasound. The BPP measures your baby’s heart rate, muscle tone, movement, breathing, and the amount of amniotic fluid around your baby…

Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH)

Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) helps control a woman’s menstrual cycle and egg production and also a man’s sperm production. FSH is produced by the pituitary gland. Women’s FSH levels normally vary throughout the menstrual cycle and are highest just before release of an egg (ovulation). Men’s FSH levels normally…