Why did my eggs not ovulate ?

  Many infertile patients ask me questions through our IVF Chatbot on www.ivfindia.com and our Free Second Opinion form on www.drmalpani.com   Based on the quality of their queries, I worry how about poorly informed they are . Why are IVF doctors not botherin...

What is a test tube baby ? Common questions from IVF patients

  Since I answer a lot of questions online and provide a fee second opinion, I get lots of queries from patients.   I'm going to start answering some of these on my blog, so that other patients can benefit from my answers.   One of the commonest ones incl...

What are the risks of PCOD ?

  One of the commonest questions which patients ask me is - What is polycystic ovariandisease (or PCO, also known as PCOD and PCOS? ) And what are its risks ?   This has now become a very common diagnosis, and is made by gynecologists, dietitians, skin specia...

Why bed rest after your embryo transfer is bad for you

  Most IVF patients are petrified that they will do something which will reduce their chance of getting pregnant after their embryo transfer .   They imagine that their fragile precious embryo is floating in their uterus , and if they eat something too hot or...

Experienced IVF patients are the best guide to finding the best IVF doctor

  It's often very hard for an IVF patient to judge the technical competence of her IVF doctor, which is why they are forced to use surrogate markers - for example, the doctor's bedside manner; or what they've read about the doctor in a newspaper article ; or perh...

How much does an IVF cycle cost in India

IVF treatment is expensive, which is why patients will often doctor-shop, in order to find the clinic which offers the most cost effective treatment option. Sadly, they will often get cheated. This is because clinics will often hide a lot of their treatment cost...

Most successful IVF centre in Mumbai, India

  Mumbai is the medical capital of India, and Mumbai IVF clinics attract patients from all over the world, because we offer state-of-the-art medical technology at affordable prices. Good IVF clinics routinely use the newest IVF techniques, such as blastocyst ( D...

The best IVF center in Mumbai

Every patient wants to go to the best IVF center - after all, IVF is an expensive treatment, so you want to choose the IVF center with the highest success rate, to maximise your chances of getting pregnant quickly. Not all IVF centers are created equal, and ther...

Review of our first IVF cycle at Malpani Infertility Clinic

My husband and I went to a renowned mother-child hospital in the suburbs of Mumbai to seek fertility treatment since we had an issue of male factor infertility (low sperm count and morphology). As per the doctor's advice (which matched what we had read ourselves), w...

The IVF journey - a guide for patients !