I am 28 and my girl friend is 33.We want to get married. Will we able to have a baby ?

I am 28 and my girl friend is 33.We want to get married, but my mother is worried about her fertility, because she is older than I am  Can you help ? While I can do some simple tests to check her fertility, I am very reluctant to do tests without  any...

Review from a patient about Malpani Infertility Clinic

After getting cheated by doctors at local IUI and IVF clinics, we had lost trust in doctors. But we took one chance and visited Malpani clinic for their opinion. When we met Dr Anirudha he was very patient and understanding. He spoke to us in a very friendly manner an...

Why are you more expensive than other IVF clinics ?

A patient sent me this email Why are you more expensive than other IVF clinics ? This is a perfectly reasonable question, because IVF treatment is expensive, and patients need to keep an eye on their expenses. Because they naively believe that all IVF clinics are cre...

The commonest reason for IVF failure

The reason is often poor quality embryos - and this is often because of a poor quality IVF clinic. The tragedy is that most patients are not unaware of the reason their IVF cycle failed, because doctors refuse to give them photos of their embryos ! This is a red flag...

The free IVF camp mela !

Many IVF clinics have started offering free IVF camps. This seems like a great deal for infertile couples  - after all,who would say No to a free consultation from an IVF specialist ? What's the harm in getting an opinion ? Instead of Mohammed going to the mountain, h...

Information Therapy for Patient Education

Is normal pregnancy possible after failed IVF treatment?

A patient sent me this email -  Is normal pregnancy possible after failed IVF treatment?  Patients often go to pieces after their IVF cycle fails. This is partly because they have very unrealistic expectations of IVF technology; and partly because their IVF doctors m...

What is a Grade A embryo ?

It breaks my heart when I see the poor quality of IVF treatment today most patients get today. There is no transparency or openness, and no SOPs ( standard operating procedures). Everything seems to be done on an ad-hoc basis, depending upon the doctor's whims and fanc...

Why don't IVF patients insist on embryo photos ?

All IVF patients know that the only tangible product an IVF clinic can deliver is embryos.  After the embryo has been transferred into the uterus, the doctor has no control over the implantation process. This is a complex biological phenomenon, and is impacted by many v...

What was the reason for the failed implantation ?

One of our patients sent me this email. Doctor,We were hoping for some detailed response from you which would have given us some comfort as this time we are very very shocked. We believed that the use of donor egg would resolve my egg quality issue but things doesn...