IVF treatment - chance, choice or destiny ?

                            Not every IVF cycle is going to result in a baby ! How much does the outcome of the IVF cycle depend upon chance ? destiny ? or choice? IVF treatment has now been around for over 30 years. Over 2 million IVF babies have been born worldwide,...

Coming to India for my IVF treatment

Are you coming to India for undergoing IVF treatment? Here are some first person experiences that our patients have shared to make things easier for you.This is a first person account from a patient, who is now a friend ! My fertility "adventures" have involved 3 trips...

The Ideal IVF Patient !

The attitude of the patient plays an important role in successful IVF treatment. One of the little known secrets of IVF treatment is how much a patient can contribute to their IVF success ! When an infertile couple is advised to have IVF, they move heaven and earth to...

Limca Book of Records 2002

Limca Book of Records 2002 , ( the Indian equivalent of the Guinness Book of World Records ) features Malpani Infertility Clinic for its firsts ! Limca Book of Records 2002 , ( the Indian equivalent of the Guinness Book of World Records ) features Malpani Infertility...

Poor quality embryos in an IVF treatment cycle

                                                                                    When the quality of embryos in an IVF cycle is poor, the patient is understandably upset and wants an explanation. A good embryologist will sit down and try to explain to the...

What to do if you and your spouse disagree about treatment options!

When tackling infertility, you will be flooded with a variety of treatment options. The field of ART is vast, and depending on the nature of your problem , the treatment choices can vary all the way from simple ovulation induction with clomiphene to IVF and surrogacy....

Male Infertility

                                         Though about 40 percent of infertility cases are because of a medical problem with the man, detecting the reason for male infertility is often difficult. Fortunately, we can now use assisted reproductive techniques to achieve co...

Moments of truth in an IVF cycle

Think of an IVF cycle as being a series of hurdles - and you need to cross all these to reach the finish line! While most patients will cross these hurdles with ease in a good IVF clinic, each of these is a "moment of truth ".An IVF cycle is full of uncertainty and susp...

Why do IVF patients feel the doctor cheated them when an IVF cycle fails

When the cycle fails, IVF patients are understandably upset and angry and they need to vent their frustrations on someone. There are only 4 possible targets. They can get angry with themselves and curse their fate; they can curse God, for not giving them a baby; they ca...

Why is IVF treatment so expensive ?

                                                                      Why is IVF treatment so expensive ? And how can we make it more affordable ? I often see lots of infertile patients who could get pregnant if they did IVF treatment. Unfortunately , they just cannot...