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When you should worry about the quality of your IVF clinic !

If the embryologist doesn't even bother to spell "single" correctly, you should worry a lot about his competence and ability !

Allowing IVF patients to decide

As an IVF doctor, I'm very respectful of patients' preferences. After all, infertility is not a medical problem, it's a social construct. Lots of people are quite happy not having a baby, so if they choose not to have one, that's their choice too ! We treat the...

Being Infertile does not mean that you are a failure !

One of the problems of being infertile is that patients start thinking of themselves as failures, since they can't even do such a simple thing like making a baby in their bedroom - something which millions of women do routinely all the time. This can be...

How much does an IVF cycle cost ?

IVF can be an expensive treatment, and cost is a major constraint for lots of patients, who need to be careful about how they spend their money. The problem is that lots of IVF clinics provide very misleading information about how much they charge for an IV...

If you only have one embryo, should you do a Day 3 or a Day 5 transfer ?

Why transferring one embryo at a time is the best option for IVF patients !

Patients are often confused as to how many embryos to transfer, especially when they have three or four top quality blastocysts. Many of them want the doctor to put back more embryos, in order to maximize their chance of getting pregnant in the first cycle its...

SYSTEMATIC INVESTMENT PLAN (SIP) STRATEGY IN IVF

Allowing IVF patients to make their own decisions

As an IVF doctor, I'm very respectful of patients' preferences. After all, infertility is not a medical problem, it's a social construct. Lots of people are quite happy not having a baby, so if they choose not to have one, that's their choice too ! We treat th...

Why the IVF lab is a lot like a kitchen

How many IVF cycles should I try?

Patients know that the pregnancy rate in a single IVF cycle is not 100% , and that they need to be patient until they get pregnant. A key question is - How many cycles should I try? After all, they need to know how much time and energy they need to devot...