Is the advise "just be positive " useful for IVF patients ?

Not all well-meaning advise is useful. Telling an infertile couple to 'Take it easy, just relax' is not going to help anyone. Everyone loves advising infertile couples ! ( After all, if they've had a baby in their bedroom and proven their fer...

Why am I not getting pregnant doctor ?

                                          I just attended a seminar for gynecologists. One of the sessions consisted of a moderator who described the medical details of a series of infertile couples and then asked the panelists how they would treat them in their clinic...

Why don't you have a copy of your IVF medical records ?

                                       I see patients who have done IVF cycles in other clinics all the time. How they responded in the earlier IVF treatment cycle provides me with valuable information, based on which I can tailor a better treatment protocol for them....

The Malpani Infertility Clinic - An Introduction

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. Read more about how we pamper our patients We offer all our...

The difference between unexplained infertility and incompletely evaluated infertility

While it is true that about 10 percent of infertile couples will actually have unexplained infertility is also equally true that this diagnosis is often misused because doctors do not perform a complete evaluation.A number of gynecologists are very quick to label patien...

Overtesting and Overtreatment by IVF Specialists

Some tests prescribed by some IVF specialists are extremely expensive, a lot of them in fact provide information which is of absolutely no use in diagnosing or treating infertile couples.I just received this e-mail from patient. He was looking for IVF treatment, and had...

Does exercise help to increase IVF success rates?

                                                                      It's common knowledge that exercising and maintaining a healthy diet are key to keeping healthy. However there is little research as to whether exercise can help with In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) or...

Premature Ovarian Failure ( POF) and Infertility

                                             Premature Ovarian Failure (POF), also known as premature ovarian insufficiency, primary ovarian insufficiency , premature menopause and primary ovarian failure, hypergonadotropic hypogonadism, is the loss of ovarian function...

The value of a clomiphene citrate challenge test

                                                            Older women who wish to concieve have to figure out if they require IVF, and whether they need donor eggs. The Clomiphene Citrate Challenge Test is very useful in these situations. Many older infertile women...

Sperm DNA fragmentation assessment: Is it really helpful?

                                             DNA fragmentation is a new parameter for the evaluation of male factor in infertility. The tests used for the assessment of sperm DNA integrity can be of two types: direct and indirect. However, at present these tests just s...