In the fertility world, the ROPA method has become an increasingly popular option for couples who wish to start a family. This method offers a unique opportunity for both women to actively participate in the process of conception and gestation of their baby.

At Babynova’s fertility clinic in Bogotá, have a more comprehensive concept of family gestation and offer alternatives that are closer to the new family schemes that embark on the path toward shared and desired motherhood. The team of specialists provides support, and accompaniment and offers cutting-edge treatments to help consolidate the new families of today’s world.

Read on to discover what the ROPA method consists of and how it can help make the dream of being mothers together a reality.

The ROPA method: an alternative conception

The ROPA method, short for Reception of Oocytes from the Partner, is an assisted reproduction treatment that allows a female couple to share the experience of biological motherhood. It consists of using the eggs of one of the women (called the genetic mother) and fertilizing them with the sperm of a donor.

Following the completion of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and the creation of embryos, one or more of these embryos are transferred to the uterus of the other woman, known as the gestational mother, to facilitate the process of gestation.

Advantages of the ROPA Method

One of the main advantages of Babynova’s ROPA Method is that both mothers can have an active participation in the process of conception and gestation. In this way, the genetic mother contributes her eggs, which allows her to have a biological bond with the newborn, while the gestational mother has the experience of carrying the baby in her womb and giving birth.

This creates a unique bond between both women and the baby, further strengthening their family connection, and significantly differentiating it from other methods of gestation, as it generates a much stronger emotional bond.

Babynova Clinic has developed a comprehensive framework to facilitate the implementation of this procedure, prioritizing the active involvement of both mothers and maximizing medical efficacy. The scheme is designed to ensure a seamless process and achieve the highest level of effectiveness.

Ovarian Stimulation

The ROPA method initiates with the genetic mother undergoing ovarian stimulation, wherein she receives hormonal medications to encourage the development of multiple eggs.

To facilitate this process, hormonal injections are administered subcutaneously, commencing from the second or third day of the menstrual cycle. These injections stimulate the simultaneous growth of multiple follicles, allowing for the retrieval of a higher quantity of eggs.

Egg collection

These eggs will be collected through a procedure called follicular puncture, under sedation or general anesthesia. Once it is verified that they are suitable, they will be united with the sperm of the donor selected by the mothers to form the embryos. Subsequently, their development will be monitored during the following days.

Embryo culture

Once the eggs have been collected, in vitro fertilization is performed in a controlled laboratory, so that after a few days of culture, the resulting embryos can be analyzed. The most viable ones are transferred to the uterus of the pregnant mother through a procedure similar to embryo transfer in conventional IVF.

Embryo transfer

The transfer is a simple and painless procedure, which is performed with a cannula that introduces the embryos into the uterus while an abdominal ultrasound is performed to ensure that the embryo is in the right place. No anesthesia or special care is required. However, the medical team follows up during the following days to monitor that the process is going smoothly.

This procedure offers a remarkable advantage as it boasts a higher likelihood of achieving pregnancy than alternative methods, establishing it as one of the safest and most effective approaches for mothers.

Your partner in shared motherhood

The ROPA method presents an exhilarating and fulfilling opportunity for couples consisting of two women who desire to jointly experience the wonders of biological motherhood.

By enabling active participation in both conception and gestation, the ROPA method empowers both women to forge a profound emotional bond with the baby, thereby fostering a stronger family unit.

If you are considering this method as an option to form your family, you can consult Babynova’s fertility clinic in Bogotá and explore their website to find out more about their procedures, where you will also find very useful information and personalized guidance on this exciting path to new motherhood.