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IVF patients- Gear up, Grill your IVF Doctors

Recently, I met a patient who was very unhappy with the treatment meted out to her by the IVF clinic where she had failed her second treatment cycle. In most instances, when patients like her come in for a consultation, one of the first things they do, is offer me all...

IVF for Polycystic ovarian disease - PCOD

                                  While many patients with polycstic ovarian disease ( polycystic ovarian syndrome) PCOD will conceive with simpler treatment options, IVF still remains the fastest way of helping them to conceive quickly. However, IVF treatment for pati...

Miscarriage after infertility treatment - the double whammy

                                   Miscarriages are extremely common and occur in about 10% of all pregnancies. And a miscarriage after infertility treatment is harder to come to terms with. The silver lining is that women who have had at least one miscarriage have a b...

Success Stories: UK couple for IVF treatment

A couple from UK did some research on the net and since they are of Indian origin, they decided to look into egg donation in India. They heard of Dr Malpani and felt reassured about his professionalism. Then their journey began.. Read on to know more... We have...

IVF success rates , blastocyst transfer , and simplifying IVF

  How can you make sense of IVF success rates ? What games do some IVF clinics play with their pregnancy rates ? What is assisted hatching ? What is blastocyst transfer ? How can we simplify IVF ?   How can you make sense of IVF success rates ? Success Rates...

Bad IVF doctors and how to protect yourself

While IVF technology has miraculously made successful pregnancy possible for almost every couple, not all IVF Clinics are created equal. Protect yourself from ineffective treatment and possible physical damage by learning how to differentiate between a good IVF clinic a...

Does your IVF doctor respect you?

Most IVF clinics aren't very open or transparent about the IVF treatment which they offer to their patients. Doctors - and even their assistants - are often very patronizing , and most Indian doctors are still quite patriarchal . They believe they should decid...

Recurrent Miscarriages. Habitual Abortion. Repeated Pregnancy Losses

                                                        Recurrent pregnancy loss ( RPL , or recurrent miscarriages)  is one of the most frustrating problems in reproductive medicine medicine today because we still do not understand it well. Patients with repeated misca...

Infertility Friends -- The Right And The Plight Of The Infertile Couple

                               Society can do much to improve the plight of infertile couples. Friends, neighbours, employers, in-laws, domestic help and even Insurance companies need to change their attitude to empathise and support couples who are unable to have ch...

Why did my IVF cycle fail ? And what can I do differently the next time ?

When an IVF cycle fails , patients want to know what they need to do differently next time. Was there a problem with the eggs ? or with the sperm ? or with the uterus ? While it can be very hard to pinpoint the problem precisely , it's important to think through these q...