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IVF Patients' Frustration: The Truth Behind Misleading Success Rates

IVF patients are getting increasingly sophisticated today, and because they understand that IVF doesn't have a 100% success rate, and are perfectly okay with accepting IVF failure. They know that it may take three or four IVF cycles before they get pregnant, but...

Patient Beware: Multiple-Cycle IVF Packages and Their Hidden Agendas

Most commercial IVF clinics are designed in order to maximize their revenue and not to optimize patient care. When they sign up for a new patient, they usually convince them to sign up for a three-cycle package. And it's quite easy for them to do this, because they're...

Your Fertility, Your Choice: Exploring the Pros and Cons of Egg Freezing

Most young women today are aware of the fact that they can freeze their eggs if they want to postpone childbearing. Frozen eggs don’t have a shelf-life, because all metabolic activity is suspended when they are frozen at -196 C in liquid nitrogen. They can use these f...

How do IVF Clinics convert fertile men into IVF patients by fudging the semen analysis Report?

It is a common assumption that IVF clinics provide reliable semen analysis reports, but the reality is quite different. Many clinics deliberately misreport these analyses to increase their workload and revenue. This dishonest practice is particularly prevalent in sper...

How do IVF clinics generate work for themselves by issuing false semen analysis reports?

One would expect that IVF clinics would be experts at testing sperm and would give reliable semen analysis reports, and this is something that patients and doctors rightly take for granted. But the reality is that IVF clinics deliberately misreport the semen analysis,...

A real story of how we solved the case of a man with zero sperm count (azoospermia) - an excerpt by Dr Anjali Malpani

In 1993, a couple from Chennai, Balagopal and Latika, visited a clinic in Mumbai. Balagopal had a zero sperm count and had tried homeopathy and Ayurveda, but their condition persisted. The couple flew to Mumbai to see Dr. Aniruddha, who examined Balagopal. He had a te...

What do you need to do to switch from a bad IVF clinic when your IVF cycle fails?

Many IVF patients are extremely unhappy with the quality of care they receive during their IVF cycle because they were promised one thing when they signed up and paid the fees during the first consultation, but the reality was very different! They never get to see th...

Exposed: The Truth Behind Doctors Hiding Embryo Photos in IVF

I provide a free second opinion for patients who have failed IVF cycles in other clinics, and one of the things I ask them is to share photographs of their embryos. However, many doctors get upset and agitated when patients demand photos of their embryos. Here is w...

Overcoming Semen Collection Challenges in IVF – Use the Male Factor Pak from Malpani Clinic

Sometimes IVF cycles get canceled because the man cannot produce a semen sample on demand at the time of the egg collection. This is often because he's very stressed out, and obviously masturbating in a hospital room or sometimes a hospital bathroom is not much fun, w...

How do we make sure our patients get the best IVF care

We do only single embryo transfers ( SET) . We do only Day 5 ( blastocyst) transfers – even for poor ovarian responders. We share embryo photos routinely and proactively with all patients. This documentation gives them priceless peace of mind they have received t...