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Number of Embryos to Transfer

                                            How do doctors decide how many embryos to transfer? There are multiple variables which need to be considered while deciding how many embryos to transfer. When the doctors decide about the number of embryos to transfer they co...

The IVF lab - the heart of the IVF clinic

The heart of the IVF clinic is the IVF laboratory, because this is where the embryos are actually made. The IVF lab is often off-limits to patients in most IVF centers, which is why most patients don't have a clue what goes on in the IVF lab. Here's a guided tour of ou...

Listen to your patients. They will tell you what is wrong with them

                                   The most important tool for solving medical problems is a detailed history and infertility is no exception. This is the differentiating factor between a good doctor and ordinary one. An expert doctor knows which questions to a...

Video on Keeping Records of your IVF Treatment

If you'd like to see the video on the records of your IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) treatment, you can download this video. If you'd like to see the video on the records of your IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) treatment, you can download this video.

How Viagra Can Help Infertile Couples

                                For couples who cannot have a baby because  the male partner  has erectile dysfunction, Viagra could be a useful treatment that could lead to conception. It is easily available and could resolve the sexual problem that caused the...

Why it is not a good idea to have laparoscopic surgery before doing IVF

                                             Many infertile women have fibroids and endometriosis. These are extremely common findings in many women in the reproductive age group ; we see these in fertile women as well, so it's not very surprising that we find see them...

Alternative Medicine Versus Western Medicine for IVF patients - Friend or Foe ?

                                                    3 centuries ago, Western medicine was a foreign concept in India. Infertile couples would go to an ayurvedic or unani doctor, who would give them dietary advise, along with herbal medicines. Many would make th...

MyFertilityDiary is a patient friendly tool to assist in your fertility treatment

                                                    A free app for infertile patients to help them during their IVF treatment My Fertility Diary is the first mobile application available that provides infertile couples the ability to plan and track fer...

How many embryos should you transfer ?

                                                  Making embryos is something the IVF lab can do , since it's a procedure which is done in the lab. However, after we transfer the embryos back into the uterus, whether or not they will implant to become a baby is not in...

Which is the best medicine for increasing a low sperm count.. ?

One of the commonest requests I get is - Doctor , I have a low sperm count . Which is the best medicine to boost this ? They try to manipulate their diet and their lifestyle , with the hope that something will work. Popular interventions include: Cold water showers Box...