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...

Pelvic pain and infertility

Infertile women will often have pelvic pain. You need to set your priorities, so the doctor knows what to focus on ! Lots of infertile patients also have pelvic pain . Both pelvic pain and infertility are common complaints amongst women in the reproductive age...

Treating shadows in the infertile couple

Modern medicine involves a lot of testing. While some is useful, overtesting leads to unnecessary overtreatment for many infertile couples As medical technology has improved, it's now possible for us to take images of lots of stuff in the pelvis which we pr...

Providing feedback to doctors to help them to learn

Giving regular feedback to your doctor is very important in the treatment process. This is good for the patient, and for the doctor as well, as doctors learn from their patients ! What makes a good doctor good is the fact that he has good clinical judgment. This is a t...