Many IVF cycles result in implantation failure, with of the transferring of good-quality embryos. Although a good-quality embryo is the best starting point, the embryo also needs to be transferred to a receptive endometrium.
What is the endometrium?
- Endometrium is a tissue lining the interior of the uterus where the embryo implants and resides during pregnancy.
- Each month the endometrium prepares for the arrival of an embryo. When this does not occur, menstruation begins.
- A healthy endometrium is rich in healthy bacteria: the endometrial flora.
Why does the endometrium matter?
- Problems with the endometrial lining are one of the leading causes of infertility in women.