Ten Monthly Mistakes Infertile Women Make

One of the most amusing books I have read on infertility is : A Few Good Eggs : Two Chicks Dish on Overcoming the Insanity of Infertility by Julie Vargo and Maureen Regan. The book is targetted towards infertile women living in the US, and is written in the currently...

IVF : In Vitro Fertilization HINTS

The main IVF hint is to pamper yourself! - or to get your husband to pamper you ! An IVF cycle is a very stressful thing and anything that helps you through it without harming a potential baby is okay! Decide ahead of time where and how you want to get n...

Treating a thin endometrial lining

                                     As an IVF specialist , I often see infertile patients with complex and unusual problems. One of the most challenging problems to deal with is that of the patient with a poor endometrium or a thin uterine lining. Embryos ne...

Symptoms after embryo transfer

The 2 week wait after the embryo transfer can be the longest 2 weeks in your life ! Here's a guide to making sense of your symptoms As any IVF patient will attest, the 2 week wait after the embryo transfer are the longest 15 days in your life. All the action and the e...

Menstrual periods and infertility

                                             All women know that their menstrual cycles, ovulation, and fertility are inter- connected. Unfortunately, they are very confused as to how and why, which is why myths and misconceptions about menstrual periods and in...

Treatment of chocolate cysts (endometriomas)

Chocolate cysts Since ultrasound scans have now become a routine part of the evaluation of infertile women, many infertile women will be found to have a chocolate cyst of the ovary ( also known as an endometrioma, endometrioid cyst, or endometrial cyst) . The moment...

Producing Sperms on Demand in the IVF Lab

                                     Some men find it difficult to produce a sperm sample 'on demand' during infertility treatment. Learn how we help patients overcome this in a variety of clever ways. The vast majority of infertile men have no difficulty masturbating...

Semen Analysis & Sperm Analysis

                                       Though Semen Analysis is inexpensive, it is the most important test for assessing male fertility and requires highly skilled technicians. We recommend you use a reliable Andrology laboratory rather than the neighborhood lab. htt...

Recurrent Miscarriage - Causes, Symptoms & Signs

                                                        Recurrent pregnancy loss ( RPL , or recurrent miscarriages)  is one of the most frustrating problems in reproductive medicine medicine today because we still do not understand it well. Patients with repeated misca...

Regulating your Menstrual Cycle

                                             Since IVF treatment starts from Day 1, it's important for you to be able to predict when your next period is going to start, so that you can schedule your travel plans ; book your tickets and hotels; and inform your boss...