OVULATION CALCULATOR

                                                                                                                             How can you determine your "fertile time" so that you can plan baby making sex ? There are many methods which you can use to calculate t...

IVF and Adoption: Complementary or Competitive?

                                     Infertile couples resort to IVF as their last option. They have exhausted every resource while trying to conceive and do not have many other options left. They put all their hopes on this last resort and can be very stresse...

IVF overtesting - what IVF patients need to know to protect themselves!

                                   I see numerous infertile couples who have had lots of expensive, painful (and unnecessary!) tests performed. When they go to an IVF clinic, the doctor gives them a long list of tests which they have to do. This is a checklist – which...

Managing the Two Week Wait (2ww)

                                       During your IVF treatment cycle, once your embryos have been transferred back to the uterus, there is a 2 week waiting period before you can find out if you are pregnant or not. This wait can create havoc in your life. Th...

What I hate most about being infertile

                        Infertility causes a lot of heartbreak, sorrow and unhappiness. This is what one of my patients had to say about being infertile. " I hate the fact that I can't have a baby to cradle in my arms. This loss is like a death – the deat...

Irregular periods & Infertility

Many infertile women are confused about irregular periods. They need to understand that regular periods by themselves do not ensure successful conception. Irregular periods are common in infertile women. However, many women are very confused about the relation...

The Commonest Mistakes Infertile Patients Make

The right attitude to infertility treatment can make a different between success and failure. Here are some common mistakes made by infertile couples and how to avoid them. Mrs. Radhika Desai was my last appointment of the day, and she had a thick medical file...

Why waste time ?

Conventional treatment for infertility Systematic time consuming Patients get fed up and frustrated Success oriented approach - much more effective Patients want a baby Time never comes back again If you can have a baby when you are in your early 30s, far bette...

Time and the infertile couple

Age is a critical factor in fertility. Your biological clock is ticking away. The earlier you take action, the better your chances for successful conception. There are many variables which influence the success of infertility treatment and many infertile couple...

Unexplained Infertility

Patients with unexplained infertility often find it very difficult to accept this diagnosis, and their commonest plaint is - I wish I knew why I wasn't getting pregnant. They are also not sure how to proceed - After all, if the doctor cannot find out what the pro...