Cryptozoospermia- What is it?

Cryptospermia or cryptozoospermia isn’t a very common condition. It’s also why this particular diagnosis is commonly missed. The word crypto means hidden. This name suggests that patients who have cryptospermia have occasional sperm in the semen. However, since the nu...

About Social Egg Freezing

Today, women have far more professional and career opportunities than in the past. In addition, they have certain innate biological advantages in comparison to men that allow them to shine in many professional fields. They have a much better emotional quotient and the...

Does Exercising Help Up IVF Success Rates?

There is no secret about the fact that exercising on a regular basis and maintaining a healthy diet are both very important factors to remain healthy. However, there isn’t much research to indicate whether exercise actually helps with IVF or not. The one thing that ca...

Understanding What Inhibin Is

There are different tests used to check ovarian reserve and Inhibin was one of the older ones used. The higher your Inhibin level, the better your ovarian reserve. With age, as your ovarian reserve gets depleted there is a decrease in Inhibin B. The Day 3 Inhibin B bl...

IVF- Understanding What it Is

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a highly successful and popular treatment that is used to treat different infertility issues. Despite the fact that it is so successful, the simple fact is that it is still extremely challenging and it can be very expensive as well. Thi...

What Can You Expect During Early IVF Pregnancy?

  Once your IVF cycle is over, you can’t still breathe easy. As a matter of fact, once the cycle ends, the dreaded 2WW to take the pregnancy test begins. This phase is full of anxiousness as you are just waiting for the good news. If the result is positive, then you ma...

ICSI Procedure for a Higher Success Rate

ICSI or Intracytoplasmic sperm injection is the infertility treatment used when a couple is unable to conceive because the man has sperm-related problems. It is essentially an Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) that helps increase the chances of fertilization in t...

IVF Patients- Why Being Well-Informed Matters

When patients opt to do an IVF cycle, the outcome is the only thing that matters to them- they just want a baby! If we had control over the outcome (and unfortunately we can’t), every time a patient went through a perfect cycle, she would get pregnant. Unfortunately,...

Poor Quality Embryos- The Reasons that IVF Doctors will Give

There are times when the quality of embryos in an IVF cycle isn’t up to the mark and it’s natural for the patient to be upset and she wants an explanation. Typically, a credible and good embryologist will sit down and make every effort to explain to the patient the di...

The Test Tube Baby Goes Through Testing Times

Test Tube Baby- this term was once very widely used while referring to kids who had been born out of IVF. Today, it’s almost defunct.  At the time when IVF was very new and novel and not rampantly used, the term indicated the marvels of science and the wonders it coul...