Celebrities and IVF

The fact that celebrities have used IVF and surrogacy to have babies seems to make it much more acceptable for ordinary citizens to use these treatments as well. Even more importantly , infertile patients themselves are much more willing to discuss their problems with...

Why is IVF treatment so expensive?

Why is IVF so expensive in the first place ? One of the reasons is because doctors charge so much ! Doctors use all kinds of reasons and excuses for our high fees. I often see lots of infertile patients who could get pregnant if they did IVF treatment. Unfortun...

Why we are seeing an epidemic of over-treatment?

Many women in the reproductive age group have fibroids. These are the commonest tumors in the reproductive tract - and most are small and don't cause any mischief.However times have changed, because our technology has become so much better, and doctors have become very...

Why the VIP syndrome results in over-treatment.

Doctors often need to make a judgment call, based on their own gut feeling, as to what they feel the patient in front of them needs. Sometimes, VIP patients end up being harmed, because they're often overtreated, without any clinical benefit at all. I recen...

How IVF changes you as a person

Being infertile is a major life crisis and can have a huge impact on your life. It's not just the anxiety and the uncertainty of waiting to find out where you're going to have a child - it's the impact this can have on you as a person. A lot of peop...

Dealing with IVF failure

The most important question patients need to ask themselves before starting an IVF cycle is - What will I do if my IVF cycle fails ? After explaining to a patient what is involved in an IVF cycle, the last question I ask them is - What is Plan B ? Many don'...

Is the advise "just be positive " useful for IVF patients ?

Not all well-meaning advise is useful. Telling an infertile couple to 'Take it easy, just relax' is not going to help anyone. Everyone loves advising infertile couples ! ( After all, if they've had a baby in their bedroom and proven their fer...

Why am I not getting pregnant doctor ?

                                          I just attended a seminar for gynecologists. One of the sessions consisted of a moderator who described the medical details of a series of infertile couples and then asked the panelists how they would treat them in their clinic...

Why don't you have a copy of your IVF medical records ?

                                       I see patients who have done IVF cycles in other clinics all the time. How they responded in the earlier IVF treatment cycle provides me with valuable information, based on which I can tailor a better treatment protocol for them....

The Malpani Infertility Clinic - An Introduction

Malpani Infertility Clinic is a boutique infertility clinic, and we pamper all our patients. Most of our patients feel the care we provide is often much better than the care provided in clinics in USA and UK. Read more about how we pamper our patients We offer all our...