When doctors cause infertility !

The biggest tragedy in reproductive medicine is when patients are made infertile as a result of the doctor's treatment ! This hurts , because when you go to a doctor , you want him to help you to have a baby . However, when instead of doing so , he actually makes...

Iatrogenic infertility

Being infertile is bad enough, but when the infertility is caused by an infertility specialist, this makes it much worse ! Sadly, we continue to see lots of patients, whose fertility has been damaged because of poor quality treatment. Here is an example ( names...

Simplifying IVF !

I have found that patients are intimidated by the concept of IVF, and think of it as being a very complex treatment. This is also partly because doctors love adding a lot of medical jargon such as ICSI, PGT, blastocyst transfer and vitrification to the treatm...

Does your IVF doctor respect you?

Most IVF clinics aren't very open or transparent about the IVF treatment which they offer to their patients. Doctors - and even their assistants - are often very patronizing , and most Indian doctors are still quite patriarchal . They believe they should decid...

The infertility camp scam

Corporate chains of IVF clinics need to generate a profit, and in order to do so they need to drum up business. Rather than wait for infertile couples to come to them, they go out into the community in order to attract infertile couples to come to them !...

Cross referrals between urologist and gynecologist for IUI treatment

Lots of patients with a low sperm count are seen by a gynecologist , who then advises them to do an IUI treatment because they don't have anything better to offer them. However, because their sperm count is poor, they refer the patient to an andrologist/ ur...

The misdiagnosis of PCO

We see lots of patients who are misdiagnosed as having PCO (polycystic ovarian disease) , and this is partly because lots of sonographers aren't good at making the diagnosis properly. When they see a few ovarian follicles on an ultrasound scan, they interpr...

A free solution for reducing IVF stress !

Many people think of IVF as being stressful, but the reality is that one of the reasons for this stress is ignorance - and this is avoidable ! Many patients haven't been counseled adequately, and don't know enough about the treatment plan, because the IVF d...

What is your IVF commission rate?

Gynecologists refer infertile patients for IVF treatment to specialist IVF clinics ,because they can not offer this treatment themselves. One would logically expect them to send their patients to the IVF clinic with the best pregnancy rate because they want...

When Freezing Embryos is a Bad Idea.

In the past, the pregnancy rate with frozen embryos was poor, because a lot of these embryos would die as a result of the freezing and thawing process. The standard method was called slow freezing, and when the embryos were thawed, the ice crystals in the cyto...