Do I Really Need to Do So Many Tests Before my IVF Treatment?

In medicine, it’s pretty normal for doctors to do tests; after all they need these to reach the right diagnosis. The doctor has to identify what your medical problems are in order that he suggest the appropriate treatment. Of course this seems like a very logical way...

Why is IVF Treatment so Prohibitively Expensive?

I often see lots of infertile patients who could get pregnant if they did IVF treatment. Unfortunately, they just cannot afford to do an IVF cycle for financial reasons, and they end up without a baby. It fair to say  that  this causes them a significant amount of  fr...

Why were my embryos of such poor quality ?

An IVF clinic that has a good lab, is generally good at making good embryos. However, there are times when we encounter patients who have very poor quality embryos. A poor quality embryo is one that divides very slowly or one that is highly fragmented. If you have bee...

Does Your Family Doctor Play Any Role in Your IVF Treatment?

                                                             Very few couples would go to their family doctor if they were having trouble with getting pregnant, despite having tried for a very long time; however there are some that do. In case a patient does go to se...

Freeze all Your Embryos- Improve your IVF pregnancy rates!!

  Conventionally, in an IVF cycle, we would always transfer fresh embryos. We would select the best quality embryos and then transfer these; the hope was that these would implant. In case there were any embryos of a good quality left over, these would then be frozen fo...

How Soon Before I Run Out of Eggs When I do IVF?

  Most patients have a number of questions about the IVF treatment and one of their main concerns is that they will run out of eggs. But this is more of a fear than a fact. Read on to get a better understanding of what happens during IVF and about how this fear of runn...

IVF Cycle- Being Prepared

IVF is the infertility treatment with the best success rates. However, getting the best results out of any treatment is a lot about doing things the right way- this ensures better outcomes. It’s important that patients follow certain guidelines. One of the most comm...

IVF Cycle Failure- So Did My IVF Doctor Cheat Me?

When an IVF cycle fails, it’s obvious that the patient will be very upset & angry- they just want to vent their frustration on someone and the most common targets are: They themselves- and they will curse their fate God- because he didn’t give them a baby Spouse-...

Bad IVF Clinics- Patients Should Stay Away From Them

IVF is the best treatment option for infertile couples wanting to have a baby. Unfortunately, there are just too many IVF clinics mushrooming all over the place and not all of them are on the level.  IVF is an expensive treatment and couples who opt for it invest a lo...

The Factors that Impact IVF Outcome

It’s important for infertile couples to keep in mind that every IVF cycle isn’t going to result in a baby. So, what is that determines success? Is it choice, chance or destiny? IVF treatment has been in existence for more than three decades and across the world, there...