Self Help Tips for Infertile Couples

How do you know if you are infertile? The medical textbook definition of infertility is the inability to conceive even after trying for a year. Are you infertile ? So, when are you planning to have a baby ? This is the commonest question most newl...

What I would like every infertile couple to know

This is a thought provoking article, written straight from the heart, by a brave infertile patient who would like to share her experiences. I learnt a lot by reading it, and I hope you will too.... My experiences with pregnancy and fertility treatments have been...

Infertility Terms - making sense of the jargon !

Know your way around the medical terms and jargons about infertility. Here is a useful list of commonly used terms and their meanings listed in alphabetic order to get you started. From the book How to Have a Baby: Overcoming Infertility by Dr. Aniruddha Malpan...

Pamphlet -- If You Are Having Trouble Getting Pregnant...

At least one of every ten couples in India is coping with this crisis right now. Family and friends are often misinformed about infertility and may say things that are incorrect and hurtful. Here is all that you need to know about infertility. You are not alone...

Infertility overtesting - doing tests Just to be Sure

Why too many tests can be bad for infertile couples I see many infertile couples who have a very had a wide range of tests done. Some of these tests are extremely expensive , and don't provide any useful information as regards their fertility. These include...

Why am I not getting pregnant ?

This is the commonest questions an infertile patient wants an answer to ! Doctor, my sex life is great. I have regular periods and I'm in good health , so why I am not getting pregnant ? Unfortunately, just being in good health, does not mean that yo...

Failed IUI treatment

IUI or intrauterine insemination is one of the commonest infertility treatments available. It's a fairly low cost inexpensive treatment , and because it does not require much technical expertise to offer, most gynecologists will offer IUI as the first trea...

Amenorrhea and infertility

When you miss your period, the doctor calls this condition amenorrhea. Since there are many possible reasons for this symptom, your doctor will have to do a detailed evaluation to come to the right diagnosis. Amenorrhea is the medical term which is used to describe...

Infertility and missed periods

Infertile women may miss their periods. This is called amenorrhea; and because there are many possible reasons for this, it's important to perform medical tests to find the right diagnosis, so it can be treated correctly Missing a period can be very...

Premature ejaculation , sexual self-esteem and infertility

Premature ejaculation is the commonest male sexual problem. It is very distressing , because it makes the man feel inadequate and inferior. Most infertile men have poor sexual self-esteem. As it is , they feel inadequate because they cannot get their wife pregnant. On t...