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Why IVF patients get confused

I received the above email from a patient. As you can see, he is a computer engineer, is doing his homework, and is very well organised ! This image highlights the fact that there is so much variation in the advice which IVF doctors give. To add insult injury, except...

The IVF doctor's dilemma

I was confronted with an interesting dilemma recently. The patient had recently got married to an older man who already had three children from his first wife. This was her first marriage and she wanted babies, but she was already 39 . When she did a blood test , she f...

Our Bonus Baby - Our Success Story at Malpani Clinic

We are from Bangalore and had been trying to conceive from past 10+ years without any success. We had seen  multiple doctors here and tried stimulated cycles, couple of IUIs and one round of IVF at highly reputed clinics here. We even tried alternative medicines like h...

Why patients feel abandoned by IVF doctors when their cycle fails

I just got this email from a patient. Dear Dr Malpani, I have read your article online and am very much interested on any updates on your article or challenge to Clear Passage Therapy . I have seen this Clinic referred to me by Natural Fertility online and so I went t...

Ask the Embryologist

Even though the IVF lab is the heart and soul of the IVF clinic, most IVF patients are clueless about what happens in the IVF lab. Many IVF doctors take advantage of this ignorance, and keep their patients in the dark about their embryos. This is a tragedy. Dr...

Zero OHSS clinic

While IVF is usually safe , one of the dreaded complications of IVF treatment is OHSS. If not managed properly, it can lead to hospitalisation in the ICU, and even death. This is why it's so important to prevent it. Step number 1 is to identify patients who are at incr...

The zero OHSS clinic

While IVF is usually safe , one of the dreaded complications of IVF treatment is ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome ( OHSS.)  If not managed properly, it can lead  to hospitalisation in the ICU, and even death. This is why it's so important to prevent it. Step number 1...

How your personal beliefs affect your IVF treatment

Patients from all over India come to our clinic for IVF treatment. They come from different backgrounds, which is why they have such varied beliefs. Part of it is related to their educational status, which means illiterate patients don't understand the nuances of IVF...

How your personal beliefs will change your IVF treatment options

Patients from all over India come to our clinic for IVF treatment. They come from different backgrounds, which is why they have such varied beliefs. Part of it is related to their educational status, which means illiterate patients don't understand the nuances of IVF ,...