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...

HELP - the Health Education Library for People

One of our initiatives, HELP - the Health Education Library for People is India's first patient education resource center and the world's largest consumer health library with over 10000 books, 10000 brochures and 600 videos.We firmly believe that the best patient is a w...

Blastocyst transfer

The formulation of new laboratory culture media - the liquid in which the embryo is grown in vitro - has made it possible to "grow" embryos in vitro beyond the typical 2 to 3 day state of development , till they become blastocysts. A blastocyst is the final stage of the...

How to complain about your doctor - the legal options

In the rare instance that you need to complain about your doctor, you need to know what steps you can take. There are many avenues open to you to get redressal, and you may choose any or all of them. The vast majority of patients are usually completely satisfied with th...