Why Did My IVF Cycle Fail ?

                                    This is one of the hardest questions IVF doctors need to answer - and many do a bad job of dealing with patients when their IVF cycle fails. Here are the reasons and answers to your questions. When the IVF cycle fails , patients are...

One womans quest for an egg donor

A true story about an American woman's search for an egg donor from India, inspired by a television report about a 70 year old woman's pregnancy.I was watching TV late one night , into the wee hours of the morning... I was so tired & bored that I started channel-surfing...

Ovarian Cysts and How They affect your Fertility

                           Ovarian cysts are very common and are frequently found in infertile women. Large cysts (more than 5 cm in size) need to be monitored more carefully, especially if the ultrasound scan shows that there is solid tissue within the cyst....

Making sense of your IVF ovarian stimulation treatment protocols

Diagram of the time Menstrual Cycle a - follicle b - maturing follicle c - ovulation d - corpus luteum e - degenerate corpus luteum H O - ovarian histology T - body temperature O L - luteinizing hormone O P - progesterone hormone O E - estradiol hormone O F-S - follic...

Shared risk option for pregnancy

We are the only IVF clinic in India which offers a shared risk option to our patient. Since the medical treatment we offer is exactly the same ( whether patients select this option or the single cycle option), why do we offer patients this choice ? There are many benef...

How we pamper our IVF patients

                                  Malpani Infertility Clinic is a boutique infertility clinic, and we pamper all our patients. Most of our patients feel the care we provide is often much better than the care provided in clinics in USA and UK.   We feel we provide be...

Tubal infertility

                                      The likelihood of surgical success of tubal surgery in terms of pregnancy, depends on the severity of the tubal damage. Since the results of surgery have not been encouraging, nowadays, many patients are advised to undergo IVF (in...

What can I do if my IVF doctor does not show me photos of my embryos?

the most important work of an IVF clinic is to produce good-quality embryos and it is their duty to provide you with proof that they are able to do so. Let's start with the basics ! What is an embryo and how it is formed? And why is it important to see and get photos o...

Can IVF treatment be an exercise in futility ?

                                               Should doctors offer IVF treatment for patients where if it's likely to futile ? Who is to decide ? I recently saw a patient who wanted me to do IVF for her. She had an extremely high FSH level of over 40 mIU/ml which cle...

The best fertility prescription

                          Not all prescriptions for having a baby are tedious or painful! The simplest and most effective advise is to have more sex. Most infertility specialist's prescriptions leave a lot to be desired. Either the medicines are expensive, the injectio...