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ATLAS OF IVF EMBRYOS : DAY 2 AND DAY 3 EMBRYOS

ATLAS OF IVF EMBRYOS - DAY 2 AND DAY 3 EMBRYOS DR. SAIPRASAD GUNDETI, SENIOR EMBRYOLOGIST, MALPANI INFERTILITY CLINIC PVT. LTD. You can see what embryos look like on Day 1 at https://www.drmalpani.com/articles/atlas-of-ivf-embryos-day0-and-01 DAY 2 EMBRYOS DAY 2 E...

Is an Embryoscope Really Useful?

In the recent times, one of the latest technological gimmicks that has got a great deal of attention is the embryoscope. Many IVF clinics are now touting the fact that their lab has this latest piece of equipment- they claim it helps improve success rates. About the...

What every Patient needs to know about their Sperm, Eggs & Embryos

                                   Embryologists are the scientists who make your embryos from your eggs and sperms in the IVF lab. Here is a basic Reproductive Biology 101 course you should review before going in for IVF treatment. Dr Sai , Embryologist,...

Slow growing embryo on day 3 | Is it worth transferring poor quality Day 3 embryos ?

Some patients will end up with all their embryos being of poor quality on Day 3, and then they're not certain what to do. Traditionally , most doctors will want to put all of their embryos back into the uterus as quickly as possible , no matter what their quality. Af...

Is it worth transferring poor quality Day 3 embryos into the uterus?

Some patients will end up with all their embryos being of poor quality on Day 3, and then they're not certain what to do. Traditionally , most doctors will want to put all of their embryos back into the uterus as quickly as possible , no matter what their quality. Af...

The limitations of embryo grading in the IVF lab

Embryo implantation is an extremely complex process, and sometimes patients get frustrated when good quality blastocysts do not implant. But you need to understand that even if two blastocysts look exactly the same, their implantation potential can be ve...

Failed implantation - Is it the uterus or is it the embryo ?

Failed IVF A failed IVF cycle can be quite a traumatic experience, and the one question which every patient wants an answer to is - Why did the embryo not implant ? Was there a problem with the embryos ? or is there a problem with the uterus ? Th...

Why Seeing Photos of Your Embryos is Important

I do see a lot of patients who are walking into an IVF clinic for the first time; however, I also see patients who have attempted to do IVF at another clinic and have been unsuccessful in having a baby. It’s not surprising that these patients are extremely dejected as...

Why frozen embryo transfers are better than fresh IVF cycles.

In the past, it was believed that the chances of getting pregnant were better when we transferred fresh embryos in an IVF cycle. After all, the word " fresh " itself suggests that these are vital , viable embryos, which are much more likely to implant, as...

Failed Embryo Implantation

Most IVF cycles result in the formation of good looking embryos ; and most patients naturally expect these embryos to become babies once they are transferred into their uterus. After all, the doctor has finished doing all the hard work in the lab. Once the embryos are p...