Advantage- Frozen Embryos

When a couple begins their IVF journey at our clinic, the first thing we do is educate and counsel them. In many ways, this is the foundation of the procedure and what we discuss with them at the outset will help them get through some rough patches along the way. In a...

Patients are at Sea When IVF Doctors Disagree

Patients think of IVF as being a medical science, where everything is in black and white. They naively believe that all IVF doctors (regardless of where they practice), will look at a patient's medical records and then formulate a treatment plan that will be exactly t...

Donor Egg IVF

IVF is a boon for infertile couples who are longing to have a baby. In most instances, it becomes the last resort for these couples, but one that has a significantly high success rate. When a couple comes to us for treatment, and after the first tests and workup has b...

Too Much IVF?

A number of doctors feel that IVF specialists are now doing too much IVF. A friend, who is a gynecologist, pointed out that he is seeing patients who go to an IVF specialist even when it’s not necessary to do so. In one such case, one of his patients had gone to a cli...

Small Town IVF Doctors and their Scare Snare

We see a significant number of patients who have failed IVF cycles in clinics in smaller cities in India. This tends to keep us very busy as all these patients have borne the brunt of getting treated by technically incompetent and inexperienced doctors who lack the ex...

Donor Sperm- Making the Right Choice!

Infertility is an issue that can consume you in a number of ways; it takes an emotional toll as well as a financial one and you end up spending a lot of time and energy on it too.  If the treatment is successful, all’s well and good; but the problem arises when things...

How the Night Shift is Actually the “Infertility Shift”

  Women who are struggling with infertility are always researching and looking for information that will lift the mystery behind their infertility; and anyone who’s looked will know that it isn’t difficult to find information. The only problem is that you can get sno...

When the Sex Drive Takes a Dive because of Infertility

   Couples who are trying to conceive are often instructed by their doctors to have timed sex. Apart from the fact that infertility treatment can take a physical and mental toll on patients, the one major fallout is that their sex drive takes a distinct hit. Before t...

Don’t Let Worry Weigh You Down on your IVF Journey

  It’s natural for human beings to worry, and infertility is one experience that lends itself very easily to it. Regardless of how much we counsel our patients, they do tend to worry- some of them, a little bit, while others, quite a lot.  It’s natural for them to do...

Natural Cycle IVF – Aiming for a Better Quality Embryo

                                      In the beginning IVF attempts were made by collecting eggs during the natural menstrual cycles of the woman who wanted to have a baby. This is known as natural cycle IVF, which does not involve any ovarian stimulation. However, thi...