IVF injections, sore butts and bruised bellies

I've always been very impressed by how motivated, determined, perseverant IVF patients can be. Lots of them are petrified of taking an injection, and have never taken an injection before in their life. However, because they want a baby so desperately ,...

How can you find an IVF doctor you can trust ?

The most important ingredient when selecting an IVF clinic is actually an intangible one. It's not how posh the clinic is ; or how big their team of doctors ; or what their success rates are ; or how many ads they pay for in newspapers . It's actually a questi...

Thank you Dr Malpani - from a proud IVF parent !

Hi everyone , just wanted to share my IVF treatment journey. I never thought that I will face infertility problem as no one in my family has had an issue with fertility. We are married for 7 years now and we started our treatment in our fifth year of marriage a...

Answers after IVF failure

When an IVF cycle fails, patients want answers ! Its natural to feel disappointed, sad and angry, because you are now back to square one even after spending all that time, money and energy ! And what happened to all the reassurances which the doctor offered...

IVF success rates, statistics and probability

One of the major problems which plagues IVF treatment is the uncertainty surrounding it , because you can never be sure whether your IVF cycle is going to work or not. This is where the concept of probability is so important. Patients need to understand what t...

Orgasms during an IVF cycle

It's not uncommon for IVF patients to have an orgasm during their IVF cycle ; and during the two-week wait after the embryo transfer. This is often involuntary , and happens during their sleep. They wake up , and many start to panic , because they are worri...

The cost of IVF failure

Many patients are understandably worried about the cost of an IVF treatment cycle , because it's so expensive. However, one of the things you need to factor in is the cost of IVF failure. What does this mean? Its tempting to cut corners and go to the chea...

Why making IVF decisions can be so hard

Sometimes the medical decisions which infertile patients need to make can be very simple , because there really aren't too many options. Thus if your tubes are blocked , your only treatment option is IVF , so your only decision is which IVF clinic to select....

Why IVF patients need to make their own decisions

One of the hardest things for IVF patients to do is to make decisions. When their IVF cycle fails, they are not sure whether they should use their own eggs; or donor eggs; or donor sperm; or surrogacy. It can be very confusing , and because patients are not me...

Bouncing back after a failed IVF cycle

When an IVF cycle fails, patients want an answer. Its natural to feel disappointed, sad and angry, because you are now back to square one even after spending all that time, money and energy ! And what happened to all the reassurances which the doctor offer...