Are you fed up of being treated as a number in your IVF clinic

Does your IVF clinic seem to be an assembly line , where they're more interested in extracting your money rather than treating you as a human being? Do you feel that there's no overall treatment plan or continuity, and that every time you go to the clinic,...

Making difficult decisions - a guide for IVF couples

While most IVF cycles are straight-forward, sometimes we come to a cross-roads when it's not always clear what the next step should be . For example, if have poor ovarian reserve, and have grown only 2 follicles after aggressive superovulation, should you ca...

Busy IVF clinics vs efficient IVF clinics !

Going through an IVF treatment is stressful, and we try to reduce the stress of our IVF patients by managing their medical treatment remotely as far as possible , so they have to make fewer trips to the clinic . Thus, for out of Mumbai patients, we enc...

Why are you better than other IVF clinics?

When patients have failed in IVF cycle at another clinic they lose confidence in all doctors . They are naturally quite reluctant to try a cycle in another clinic, because the implicit question they're asking is, "What makes you better? Why will the ou...

Have you failed a donor egg IVF cycle?

Patients do donor egg IVF with a lot of hopes , because they know that using healthy eggs from a young egg donor maximises their chances of getting pregnant - provided they receive lots of eggs , so they can transfer top quality blastocysts. Unfortunately lo...

Why are pregnancy rates with donor egg IVF so low in India?

Older women with poor ovarian reserve are often told to use donor eggs, because getting eggs from a young, healthy, fertile egg donor will increase their chances of getting pregnant. This makes sense - provided they get a sufficient number of good quality e...

The donor egg farce in India

For older women with poor ovarian reserve, donor egg IVF is a great option, because it increases their chance of getting pregnant considerably. The problem is that it's hard to find good quality egg donors - and because response to superovulation is an unpre...

The PCO misdiagnosis epidemic.

There seems to be an epidemic of PCO ( polycystic ovarian disease) today, but I think this is a myth. This is because making the diagnosis has become so easy today - all you need to do is order a "PCO panel of blood tests" from a medical lab. In fact, lots o...

The IVF Checklist

IVF can seem to be a demanding and complex treatment, which is why it helps if you are well organised ! 1. Make sure you have completed all your tests Wife Ovarian reserve testing ( AMH, prolactin, TSH, antral follicle count) Infectious disease sc...

PGS/PGD/PGT testing can reduce pregnancy rates

Many IVF-clinic websites are selling PGS / PGD/ PGT - preimplantation genetic testing to their patients , by claiming that : It increases pregnancy success rates, lowers the risk of miscarriage, and avoids the time (and expense) of multiple IVF cycles. However...