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Repeated IVF failure versus recurrent implantation failure

. A failed IVF cycle causes a lot of heartburn . It's not just patients who get disheartened and disappointed, and doctors also wonder about what they can do differently the next time to improve the chances of success. We need to differentiate between repe...

Embryos - An atlas for IVF patients

The end point of an IVF treatment cycle is an embryo; and an IVF lab will successfully create many embryos in the lab for most of their patients. Good IVF labs routinely show patients their embryos; but unfortunately many labs don't, which means most patients are cluele...

What do we need to change for our next IVF cycle

After her IVF cycle failed, a patient sent me this email In retrospect what do you think could have gone wrong? Is there anything I need to improve or change ?  It's important to learn from each IVF cycle by analysing what went, and what didn't. The right time...

The difference between IVF outputs and IVF outcomes - what every patient needs to know !

What every patient ( and every doctor) wants from every IVF cycle is a happy ending -  a baby. It's great when we can achieve this happy outcome, but sadly IVF does not have a 100% pregnancy rate, which means many IVF cycles fail. While this is heartbreaking, the patie...

The IVF patients quandary

We recently treated a patient who presented an interesting dilemma. She'd done IVF at the age of 38 because she was worried about her poor ovarian reserve and hadn't got pregnant even after four years of trying. We did an IVF cycle for her. We got three grade A blastocy...

The limits of IVF technology

  The IVF lab is the heart of IVF treatment. We keep your eggs and sperms safely in the incubator, and your embryos grow in the IVF culture medium in vitro, until they form good quality blastocysts, which are ready to either be frozen , or to be transferred into yo...

Embryos - An atlas for IVF patients - part 2

This is an oocyte-cumulus complex which is identified in the follicular fluid (aspirated during egg collection) when this is scanned under the stereozoom microscope in the IVF lab. Note how shapeless the egg is, and how difficult it is to judge egg quality by just lo...

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...

Why transferring one embryo at a time is the best option for IVF patients !

Patients are often confused as to how many embryos to transfer, especially when they have three or four top quality blastocysts. Many of them want the doctor to put back more embryos, in order to maximize their chance of getting pregnant in the first cycle its...

About Us

Malpani Infertility Clinic India for IVF, Surrogacy, Egg & Sperm Donation. Our clinic offers IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) treatment to infertile couples from all over the world. Malpani Infertility Clinic is recognised by the Govt of India and is enrolled under the N...