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Any Man Can Father A Child, Says Doc

Mid-Day, BY A STAFF REPORTER EVERY man, no matter what his medical problem, can father a child with his own sperm, according to Dr Aniruddha Malpani, a city-based doctor and member of the European Society for Human Reproduction. The new technique, called TSE ICSI (pr...

Store your Embryos using Vitrification

Vitrification is an exciting new technique which is used to cryopreserve (freeze) supernumerary eggs and embryos. Using ultrarapid (flash) freezing techniques, it's now possible to efficiently store spare eggs and embryos, so they can be used later on to achieve a pregn...

Reserve some Love and Care for Patients with Low Ovarian Reserve

For most IVF clinics, the poor ovarian responder patients are the ones that cause the most distress. These patients have poor ovarian reserve, and regardless of what we do, it can sometimes be a major challenge to get them pregnant. Its not that they cant grow eggs an...

The Top Ten Myths about Infertility

                              Body: Infertility is often diagnosed late, owing to various assumptions made by women. We live in a society where women are comparatively unaware of infertility issues, until they have to undergo treatments like in vitro fert...

DIY - Self Insemination

What is self insemination ? How is self insemination done ? What is self insemination ? DIY (do-it-yourself) or self-insemination, is a method in which the woman (or her partner ) inserts semen into the vagina herself, without medical intervention. This is a usefu...

Fertility Boon

India's first sperm bank has completed eight years. And during this time, 500 children have been born by what is known as Therapeutic Insemination by Donor (TID). Some of the couple have come back for their second baby. This shows that the initial inhibitions about TID...

Why every IVF clinic needs a full time embryologist

There are many IVF clinics in India now, but very few have a full time embryologist. This is because it takes years of experience to become an expert embryologist - and there just aren't many qualified embryologists around. This article by Dr Saiprasad Gundeti ex...

Difficult IVF Patients

  In the course of our work, we do get to see a number of difficult IVF patients; and then there are also ones that have a poor prognosis. These patients typically have only one problem- it could either be poor endometrium or poor eggs. These are the most difficult p...

How many IVF cycles should I try?

Patients know that the pregnancy rate in a single IVF cycle is not 100% , and that they need to be patient until they get pregnant. A key question is - How many cycles should I try? After all, they need to know how much time and energy they need to devot...

My IVF Success Story

                          This is our story towards success. We are a couple from Bangalore, married in 2011 and reside abroad. We wanted to start our family immediately after marriage. But after a year of no luck, we decided to consult an infertility specialist. On ou...