To Choose or Not to Choose To Use Donor Sperm

  Infertility treatment is very complex; not just in the way the actual treatment is, but because it tends to consume the patient in more ways than one. It’s significantly expensive and it takes an emotional toll on patients. Sometimes, when their cycles fail, patients...

Finding a Surrogate – The Best Way to Go About It

It’s never easy to find a surrogate. As a matter of fact, it’s a decision that can take more of a toll on couples that are still coming to terms with their infertility. If you are considering surrogacy, it’s important that you realize that there is no standard formula...

Frozen Embryos- The Why, What and How

When a couple first comes to us for treatment, the very first thing we do is counsel and educate them. In fact, this becomes the foundation of the entire procedure. The things we discuss with them at this point of time are the very things that will help them manage so...

How Patients can Become Medical Experts

There was a time not long ago, when only doctors were experts in the field of medicine. They assimilated knowledge by reading through heaps and heaps of fat medical books and of course they gained knowledge from their professors. They burned the midnight oil and appea...

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...