Not Getting Pregnant- Why is that?

Many patients who come in for a consultation walk in with fat medical files in tow. These have copies of their previous test results, and there could be summaries of the treatment cycles they have already been through. They place these on my table, wait for me to go t...

Female Infertility can be very Complex

Infertility is something that affects both, men and women, but when a couple is unable to have a baby even after trying for a very long time, most people assume (including the couple themselves) that the woman is infertile. This is something which can be attributed  ...

How do Lifestyle Choices affect Fertility?

                                      Women from the previous generations (especially from your grandmother’s generation), didn’t have to worry about their fertility. This is simply because most of the women of that generation married young and then they simply allow...

Male Infertility- Learning More About It

Male infertility is as common as female infertility; if not more. Even though around 40% of infertility cases are caused due to medical problems with the male partner, it’s often difficult to detect the reason for male infertility. Fortunately, it’s now possible to us...

Self Management of PCOD & Infertility- The Principles

Poly cystic Ovarian Disorder (PCOD) is a very common cause of infertility. It is a disorder of the ovaries that leads to irregular menstrual cycles. These patients require regular cyclical treatment each month to help them get their regular menstrual cycle. The unfort...

Why Do Some Couples Not Even Consider Doing IVF?

When it comes to treating infertility, IVF is the most effective treatment and has proved to be no less than a boon for many couples. This treatment has very high success rates if you do it at a reputed and credible clinic. Despite this, a number of infertile couples...

Egg Donor Procedure – The Tests the Donor Has to Do

It’s not uncommon anymore for IVF patients to use donor eggs in their treatment. The number of women willing to donate their eggs has increased and there is a proportionate rise in the number of women above 40 years of age, who want to have babies. Today, IVF clinics...

How and Why a Second Opinion Matters

What would you do if your doctor looked at all your test & told you that you were infertile? Do you simply get dejected and give up on your baby dream? Or do you decide that you will actually do something about it? In most instances, infertile couples harbor very unre...

How to Handle the Emotional Ups and Downs of IVF

Anyone who is facing problems with getting pregnant should read different IVF success stories – these are a great way to feel encouraged not to give up hope. After all, IVF is the best treatment there is for infertile couples to have the baby they want. It’s not uncom...

Why Laparoscopy Isn’t a Good Idea Before Doing IVF?

It isn’t uncommon for many infertile women to have endometriosis and fibroids as they are very common findings in women in the reproductive age group; fertile women have these as well. The unfortunate part is that when a gynecologist sees endometriosis and fibroids in...