Selecting From Among the Surrogacy Clinics in Mumbai

                                              India has emerged as one of the top destinations for expectant parents looking for IVF treatments and options in surrogacy. The process of surrogacy itself has evolved over the years, becoming much more mature than it was....

Surrogacy in India – Realizing the Seemingly Faraway Parenthood Dream

                                  Chasing the dream of parenthood is not always easy – at least not for everyone. As the shadow of infertility looms large, people from all over the world look for treatments and answers to their plight.  Surrogacy is one such answer th...

Surrogacy – What Does it Really Mean?

                                                   Surrogacy is a method of reproduction, where assisted reproduction technology is used to perform IVF and then transfer the resulting embryo into the womb of the gestational surrogate. The surrogate, or the gestational...

Surrogate Mother in India – Why Couples Choose India as their Preferred Destination

                                        When it comes to fertility treatments and surrogacy, the world is looking towards India for help. Indian doctors, with their advanced education, experience and expertise, are among the best in the world for fertility treatments....

Why some doctors are scared of Information Therapy

(Tuesday, July 22, 2014) I recently had an interesting conversation with a senior doctor who was quite skeptical about the value of empowering patients with information. He felt this was a fad, and would just create more problems. He believed medic...

Why IVF patients are treated as guinea pigs

(Wednesday, July 23, 2014) I am very critical about the overtesting which is so rampant in IVF today. This leads to over treatment, and ends up wasting a lot of time and money, because no one really knows how clinically useful a lot of these test results are. Just be...

The difference between follicles and ovarian cysts.

(Monday, July 21, 2014) Cyst ? Or follicle ? A patient just sent me this query I am 29 and trying to conceive for past 4 years. I have irregular cycles. My doctor prescribed me Injection recagon 100units for 6 days from 12-May-2014. On 11th day...

Why do infertile women spend so much time on the net?

(Monday, July 28, 2014) Lots of infertile women spend hours on the Internet, hunting for information and looking for treatment options and the best possible doctor. This is especially true when they have failed an IVF cycle and are trying to find what th...

What can husbands do for their wives during their IVF cycle?

(Saterday, April 13, 2013) This is a guest post from an expert patient! If your wife is going through IVF, there are many ways you can support her. Most couples find it difficult to talk about their infertility problems and experiences with family and close friends....

What can I do to make my embryos stick?

(Wednesday, July 30, 2014) Patients who have failed an IVF Cycle are often understandably desperate. It can be hard to come to terms with this failure, because most were very sure they would get pregnant in their very first attempt (few patients would have the coura...