The heartbreak of an infertile patient

I am still not able to cope up with negative pregnancy test. I just wished that the test still comes positive. My good looking embryos do not like to settle in my good looking endometrium lining. I wish that I could know what these beautiful embryos wants more from m...

Corporate chains versus boutique clinics for IVF treatment

It's great to see that so many corporate chains of IVF clinics have come up all across India. The advantage is that now patients have access to IVF treatment even in small towns, and they don't need to travel to large cities to get IVF treatment. This m...

Why I get upset with IVF patients

 

Is donor egg IVF the right option for you ?

The attitudes of patients towards having to use donor eggs can vary a lot ! Many older women have poor ovarian reserve , and they know that the best way of having a healthy baby is to use donor eggs. However, lots of them find it very difficult to come to te...

What IVF doctors want from patients.

Just as the role of the doctor is extremely important in IVF treatment , so is the role of the patient because it's ultimately a partnership. And we want patients who have realistic expectations of the IVF treatment and understand that nothing has 100% succe...

Infertile couples are not patients

Infertile couples should stop thinking of themselves as being patients. The reality is that they're really not sick. For one thing, not having a baby, which is being childless is more a social condition rather than anything else, so that for people who...

Quality control in the IVF Lab

Quality control in the IVF Lab from Dr Aniruddha Malpani

Coping with anxiety in an IVF cycle

It's completely normal for all IVF patients to be anxious because you don't know how well the cycle is going to grow, whether you're going to grow eggs, how good your quality of embryos is going to be, or whether you're going to get pregnant or not. There's...

What patients need to know about IVF Treatment Protocols

One of the common questions patients ask us is What treatment protocol are you going to use for our IVF cycle ? There are lots of super ovulation protocols available , and many clinics are very rigid and will use only one protocol for all their patients. Th...

The harm done by treating IVF patients in batches

Lots of IVF clinics - especially the IVF chains - will batch patients together. Some do this because they don't have a full-time embryologist , or an expert -time IVF specialist , and they have to depend on someone to come from outside the city in order to d...