Is your doctor referring you to the best IVF clinic ?

(Wednesday, May 28, 2014) When patients find they need IVF Treatment, they expect that their doctor will refer them to the best possible IVF specialist, to maximize their chances of having a baby. This is why they ask their family physician or gynecologi...

Gynecologists, infertility and TB

(Thursday, May 29, 2014) Indian gynecologists seem to be extremely fond of making a diagnosis of genital TB at the drop of a hat! I saw an interesting patient today. She was completely confused, because she had been to many gynecologists, each of whom ha...

Why hysteroscopy before IVF is not a good idea

(Friday, May 30, 2014) Lots of IVF clinics routinely do a hysteroscopy prior to doing IVF. They justify this because they say it's important to have a normal uterine cavity in which to transfer the embryos, and that a hysteroscopy is the best techniq...

Mother's Day and IVF clinics

(Sunday, May 11, 2014) Mother's Day can be a bitter-sweet time for infertile couples. This is the day when society celebrates motherhood - the one dream which eludes infertile women ! It can be hard to see the bond between mothers and children being widely publicised...

Patient feedback about Malpani Infertility Clinic

(Sunday, May 11, 2014) It gladdens my heart when I see photos of our babies - and the families we have helped to create ! Am very glad that Indian infertile couples like Mr and Mrs Bhatia have the courage to be open and articulate about their experiences. This will go...

Patients as medical experts: Boon or Bane?

(Monday, May 12, 2014) In the past days, doctors were the sole experts in the medical field. They gathered knowledge from their fat medical books and their experienced professors. They underwent scores of exams to achieve the coveted medical degree which gave them au...

Why don’t patients complain if they are unhappy with their IVF doctor ?

(Tuesday, May 13, 2014) Often patients complain to me at length about the bad services they received at their earlier IVF clinic. Many patients change their IVF clinic because they are dissatisfied with the poor quality of service they received . Many of them are unh...

How can infertile patients take better decisions?

(Wednesday, May 14, 2014) Infertility is a daunting medical condition, which takes its toll on both body and mind. When an infertile patient decides to go in for treatment , she is faced with choosing from a wide variety of options. Often is can be difficult to choos...

Beyond Organic Farming

(Wednesday, May 14, 2014) Beyond Organic Farming - Natueco Farming from Aniruddha Malpani My father runs an organic farm in MP. The trust teaches organic farming to Indian farmers.

Committe for Quality of Health Sector of the RGJAY, Maharashtra

(Wednesday, May 14, 2014) I have been invited to become a member of the Committe for Quality of Health Sector of the Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayee Arogya Yojana This is a government initiative to provide free quality critical healthcare for low income families....