Repeated IVF failure

Repeated IVF failure can be very frustrating for both doctors and patients. After a failed IVF cycle, you find yourself at a crossroad , because you're not sure what do next. Should you change your doctor ? change your treatment ? get a second opinion ?...

How can you be sure that your IVF doctor is telling you the truth?

This is always a big problem for most IVF patients. How can you trust your IVF doctor? How do you know whether what he's telling you is in his best interests , or in your best interests? Is he telling you to do IVF because that is actually your best tre...

The fertility dilemma of the 35 year old professional woman

A lot of highly successful, well-established professional women , many of whom are on the fast track to becoming CEOs and are progressing well in their career , will sometimes find that, at the age of 35 or 36, their biological clock goes off, and they have th...

The IVF cycle cancellation scam

Corporate chains of IVF clinics seem to have come up with all kinds of creative ways of extracting money from their patients . One the commonest scams I've seen these days is to charge a hefty cycle cancellation fee. Thus, all patients are advised to do I...

The heartbreak of an infertile patient

I am still not able to cope up with negative pregnancy test. I just wished that the test still comes positive. My good looking embryos do not like to settle in my good looking endometrium lining. I wish that I could know what these beautiful embryos wants more from m...

Corporate chains versus boutique clinics for IVF treatment

It's great to see that so many corporate chains of IVF clinics have come up all across India. The advantage is that now patients have access to IVF treatment even in small towns, and they don't need to travel to large cities to get IVF treatment. This m...

Why I get upset with IVF patients

 

Is donor egg IVF the right option for you ?

The attitudes of patients towards having to use donor eggs can vary a lot ! Many older women have poor ovarian reserve , and they know that the best way of having a healthy baby is to use donor eggs. However, lots of them find it very difficult to come to te...

What IVF doctors want from patients.

Just as the role of the doctor is extremely important in IVF treatment , so is the role of the patient because it's ultimately a partnership. And we want patients who have realistic expectations of the IVF treatment and understand that nothing has 100% succe...

Infertile couples are not patients

Infertile couples should stop thinking of themselves as being patients. The reality is that they're really not sick. For one thing, not having a baby, which is being childless is more a social condition rather than anything else, so that for people who...