IVF Video - A Guided Tour of the IVF Process

So what actually happens in an IVF cycle ? We all know that the IVF Process is expensive - but you still have a hundred questions ! Is it painful ? complicated ? how do they take out your eggs ? How do they put them back ? What actually happens in the IVF lab ? Here's a...

Types of IVF

IVF technology has evolved by leaps and bounds; and we can now help practically any couple to have a baby , no matter what their medical problem, by using additional advanced techniques such as ICSI; donor gametes ; donor embryos; cryopreservation; or surrogacy. More...

How to select the best IVF clinic

Your chances of a successful IVF treatment cycle depend to a large extent on which IVF clinic you choose. There are wide variations in the skill and expertise available at different IVF clinics, and it's important you do your homework so that you select the one which is...

Failed IVF

While it would be best if every IVF cycle resulted in a baby, the sad fact is that the technology is still not perfect. What can you learn from a failed IVF cycle ? Lots ! It's important to remember that every IVF cycle provides useful diagnostic information as well, wh...

Risks and complications of IVF

Like every medical procedure, IVF has certain risks and complications, such as multiple pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy and OHSS ( ovarian hyperstimulation). Read more about what you can do to minimise your risks at https://www.drmalpani.com/knowledge-center/resources/boo...

IVF Video - Fertilization of the Egg

This video shows how the sperm fertilise the egg in the IVF laboratory. This is a great chance to see how life actually begins in vitro ! And it's quite humbling to realise how much bigger the egg is than the sperm - and how many sperm are needed to fertilise just one e...

IVF video - Vaginal ultrasound egg retrieval for IVF

Vaginal ultrasound scanning plays a key role in tracking follicular growth during superovulation in an IVF cycle. This video shows how simple and easy it is . Request your doctor to show you the screen so you can admire your follicles for yourself ! When done by a skill...

IVF video - ICSI - one egg plus one sperm = one embryo!

This video shows the procedure of ICSI ( intracytoplasmic sperm injection) which allows us to inject one sperm precisely into each egg, to achieve fertilisation using a micromanipulator. More Videos Consultation with an IVF specialist Ultrasound monitoring during...

Laser assisted embryo hatching

This video shows how we use laser assisted hatching to soften the zona ( the shell surrounding the embryo) in order to increase the chances of successful embryo implantation. More Videos Consultation with an IVF specialist Ultrasound monitorin...

Consultation with an IVF specialist

The first consultation can create as much anxiety as your first date! This video , which shows Dr Anjali Malpani doing a consultation, will help you prepare better for your first consultation with an IVF specialist. IVF can be stressful - and the first consultation wit...