All About Eggs !

Quality and quantity of eggs are important factors for the success of any IVF procedure. The quality of eggs is affcted by age and other factors. We all know that an older woman's eggs don't perform as well in the IVF lab as a young woman's do . This is frustrating f...

Treatment Before Tests?

In medicine, it is traditional for the doctor to do tests in order to come to the right diagnosis . He needs to identify what your problems are, so that he can then suggest the right treatment. This seems very logical and makes a lot of sense. After all, if the doctor c...

When your gynecologist can be a threat to your infertility

Gynecologists are trained to do a basic infertility workup and to treat simple infertility problems. While most gynecologists will do a good job with handling simple infertility problems, the truth is that sometimes your gynecologist can actually prove to be an impedime...

Games Gynecologists and Infertility Specialists Play

In an ideal world, your gynecologist and infertility specialist would work together to help you have a baby. Sometimes, however, they don't see eye to eye. How can you handle this sticky situation ? Ideally, the relationship between your gynecologist and in...

A tip to help infertile patients make better decisions

Infertile couples find that there is sometimes too little reliable information - or often, there's too much. This can lead to analysis paralysis ! When you are infertile, it can sometimes be very hard to make decisions as to what your next course of action...

The Top Ten Myths about Infertility

                              Body: Infertility is often diagnosed late, owing to various assumptions made by women. We live in a society where women are comparatively unaware of infertility issues, until they have to undergo treatments like in vitro fert...

My IVF Success Story

                          This is our story towards success. We are a couple from Bangalore, married in 2011 and reside abroad. We wanted to start our family immediately after marriage. But after a year of no luck, we decided to consult an infertility specialist. On ou...

Why I enjoy teaching IVF patients

                        When doing an IVF cycle for my patients, I often ask them to point out their follicles during the ultrasound scans; or to tell me which of their embryos is of the best quality when we show them these in the IVF lab. Many patients are quite take...

Principles for Self Management of PCOD and Infertility

                                 Poly cystic Ovarian Disorder is a common cause of infertility. It is a disorder of the ovaries which leads to irregular menstrual cycles. These patients need regular cyclical treatment every month to help get their regular menstrual cyc...

Factors Affecting the Success of IVF Treatment Cycle

                                              IVF treatment is not a completely foolproof method of treating infertile couples. There are many instances where the transferred embryos fail to implant, even though they are high quality. No-one can predict which cy...