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...

A Fact- Gynaecologists Can Do More harm than Good to Infertile Patients

When couples find out that they are having difficulty with having a baby, they first go to their gynecologist for treatment. Though the latter may be the first choice when it comes to treating infertility, they aren’t really specialists in this particular field and do...

Embryo Transfer- The Steps

An embryo transfer is the final medical step in an IVF treatment cycle. It is the culmination of this treatment as the embryos are essentially the end-product of the IVF laboratory. Typically, a good IVF clinic that has a good IVF lab generates good quality embryos. A...

Things You Can do to Become a good IVF Patient

Every patient has a number of questions about what the success rate of their IVF treatment will be. While it very important to choose a good clinic and a good IVF specialist, it’s also very important to become a good patient- you might not realize it, but this signifi...

Why your Embryos are Snug and Secure in Your Uterus

Once the embryos have been implanted, patients get paranoid about what is happening to their embryos inside their uterus. The dreaded 2WW becomes excruciatingly lengthy and they are constantly worried that even if they sneeze or cough, their embryos with fall out of t...

About IVF, GIFT and ZIFT (Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer)

Zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT) is an advanced form of embryo transfer; in this version, the fertilized and dividing embryo (early cleavage-stage embryo) is carefully transferred to the fallopian tube during laparoscopy. The other term for ZIFT is tubal embryo t...

Are you Considering Aphrodisiacs?

    Even the most virile men sometimes feel that they aren’t really at their best in the bedroom. With the fast-paced, stressed lives that people today lead, it’s common for men and women, to feel that their sex drive is on a downhill path; and most of them go berse...

Male Infertility – What Causes It?

Not many people realize it, but male infertility is as common as female infertility is. Unfortunately, even today in India, when a couple can’t get pregnant, it’s just assumed that the woman is at “fault” and that the problem lies with her. People (even the couple the...

How Viagra Can Help Infertile Couples

For couples that can’t have a baby because the man has erectile dysfunction, Viagra can be a useful treatment and could help lead to conception. It’s easily available and may solve the sexual problem that caused the infertility. About Viagra When there is talk abou...

How Doctors Approach Patient’s Questions about IVF Cycle Failure

  When a patient’s IVF cycle fails, the doctor is under a great deal of pressure. Patients are desperate to have a baby and when their cycle fails, they want answers. It becomes the doctor’s responsibility to ensure that he provides credible and truthful answers. Howev...