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IVF patients and doctor shopping

Many IVF patients doctor-shop, but you need to understand the difference between cost , price and value so you can do this intelligently. IVF patients are often very confused about the costs of an IVF cycle. Obviously , they want to save money , and they read all t...

Price vs Value for IVF patients

Most IVF patients want the cheapest possible IVF treatment. They naively assume that all IVF doctors are equally good, and that success rates are high in all IVF clinics. They are basically looking for a bargain, which is why they go doctor-shopping , and hunt for th...

IVF patients and the Lockdown

        The lockdown has been an extremely difficult time for all of us - especially for infertile couples who were all set to start their IVF treatment cycle. Yes, IVF treatment is elective, but when you want to start, you want to do it immediately , because y...

IVF patients, the Lockdown and patience

    The one thing IVF patients learn is patience ! No matter what you do, you seem to have to keep on waiting ! You have to wait for your cycle to start. You have to wait till you find the right doctor. You have to find a clinic which offer s a high success...

How IVF doctors buy fame !

Patients are often not sure which IVF clinic to choose. This is an expensive decision, and they know a lot depends on it. Most of them naively assume that all IVF clinics are equally good. This is why they will select one using the following criteria: the near...

How Work from home will help make IVF treatment easier for infertile women

One of the impacts of the Coronavirus epidemic has been the reality that most people don't need to go to work daily !Many executives can work effectively from home. This is great news for women who want to plan their families, and not sacrifice having a baby at th...

How IVF patients can keep themselves safe from COVID-19

Now that the lockdown is gradually being lifted up and IVF clinics are starting to offer treatment, a lot of IVF patients are wondering whether it's safe for them to go for IVF treatment. There are two things you need to keep in mind. One is that your risk of g...

Why do some doctors insist on doing a laparoscopy and hysteroscopy before an IVF treatment ?

Many IVF patients are advised to do a hysteroscopy and/or a laparoscopy before starting IVF treatment. Now, this makes a lot of sense for the doctor because they can charge for every surgical procedure - and the more the procedures they do, the more the money they...

Good news for IVF patients !

The lockdown was hard for all of us - specially for IVF patients ! In some clinics, many patients were forced to abandon their expensive treatment cycles half-way , while many others who were planning to start their treatment cycles in April and May found they we...

Why immune testing for patients with repeated IVF failures and repeated miscarriages is a waste of time and money

Patients who have failed repeated IVF cycles even though apparently perfect embryos were transferred, are understandably upset, frustrated and distressed. They are looking for answers as to why they are not getting pregnant, and a plausible reason is that thei...