What you need to know about DPO

  We all are aware that ovulation is the main event in the reproductive cycle of a woman. All the reproductive events like timing baby-making sex etc are dependent on this. It is also the main event that dates a pregnancy and it’s important for every woman to be aware...

How Surrogacy is Misused and Abused in India

You will see that the press has a heyday when it comes to writing about surrogacy in India- unfortunately; it’s rarely ever portrayed in a positive light. There are articles about how people from western countries come to India for surrogacy and exploit poor women by...

Is the Postcoital test (PCT) of Any Relevance any Longer?

The Postcoital test (PCT) is one of the oldest tests used to investigate infertility and has been used for over a century now. This is a pretty obsolete test and not many doctors do this any longer. It’s because the test provides very little information. In PCT, timin...

IVF vs ICSI- Which One is Better?

IVF (In Vitro Fertilization) as well as ICSI ( intracytoplasmic sperm injection) are assisted reproductive techniques However , most patients get foxed by these two terms and confuse one with the other. They aren’t too sure as to which one they should use and what its...

How Getting a Second Opinion from a Specialist will help you

  There could be times when your doctor, after looking at all your tests results, tells you that you’re infertile? So, do you then just give up an keep aside your dream of having the family you always wanted? In most instances, couples commence their infertility trea...

Understanding what Male Erectile Dysfunction is

                                              Male erectile dysfunction or ED is what most people refer to as impotence is when a man isn’t able to get an erection or maintain it enough to have sexual intercourse. This particular problem could be a result of:   Me...

What’s the Difference between an IVF Pregnancy and a normal one?

                                    Couples who have trouble getting pregnant vouch for the fact that the fertility treatments they go through can take a physical and mental toll. If you find out that you’re infertile and that you can’t conceive naturally, the news ca...

Is Embryo Adoption Better than Traditional Adoption?

When one thinks of adoption, the first thing that comes to mind is about adopting a baby. However, there is another kind too- embryo adoption! In the latter the infertile couple adopts  the embryo before pregnancy. Some couples who have faced IVF failure do eventually...

Infertility- The Risk Factors

                                                                 Infertility is something that can affect both men and women and there are a number of different causes too. In many cases, there are certain risk factors that tend to trigger infertility causes such as:...

The Best Way to Cope With Infertility

                                               When couples first plan to start families, they hardly ever imagine that they will find it a challenge to get pregnant. Dealing with infertility can be extremely taxing-emotionally and physically too. When couples find the...