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The problems which bad IVF clinics cause.

In an ideal world, all IVF clinics would be equally good. They would have high quality control standards; would be open and transparent; follow global best practices; respect their patients; and share medical records routinely and proactively with their pat...

But you do not need IVF !

Many patients who come to us for a second opinion havebeen advised IVF by other IVF specialists , and they want to find out if we can do a better job. When I review their records, I sometimes tell them - You don't need IVF at all ! They get perplexed ,...

Reinventing the IVF consultation

Traditional clinical practice was based on the fact that the doctor would see the patient in the clinic; take a history; do an examination; run some tests; and then offer a treatment plan. This is the consultations have been done for years. However, times a...

IVF as a game of chance. IVF video

Timing " baby making sex " reduces your fertility !

One of the commonest mistakes which infertile couples commit is that they reduce their own fertility by trying to time intercourse. The standard medical advice given to men is that they should not have sex for two or three days prior to ovulation , so they...

How to find an IVF clinic which cares about you

All IVF patients want to select IVF clinics which have a high pregnancy rate, but it's very hard for them to judge what the real success rates are. Most clinics will not share this information, or will manipulate it in order to fool patients. That's why it...

How IF patients can reduce their anxiety and fears about IVF

An IVF cycle can be difficult to go through because of all the fear and anxiety which every IVF patient has. The biggest worry is the unpredictability of the outcome - will the cycle will work or not ? They are also burdened with many myths and misconcept...

Analysing a failed IVF cycle

A failed IVF cycle can be heartbreaking, but the important thing is to analyze what went right and what didn't go right , so that we can plan better for the future. Now there are only three tangible variables we can dissect. One is the thickness and text...

The emotional baggage which IVF patients carry

Infertile couples usually suffer from low self esteem , because they can't even do something as simple as making a baby in their bedroom - a simple natural biological process which millions of women can do without any effort whatsoever , and have been doing fl...

Can you trust your IVF doctor?

Trust is an integral part of a doctor patient relationship, and it helps to improve your chances of IVF success ! If you respect and trust your doctor , and he respects and trusts you, you will be able to work together to achieve your goal. The trouble is th...