Is there anything I can do to increase my ovarian reserve ?

AMH is a hormone which is produced by your antral follicles. If you have more antral follicles, this means that you have good ovarian reserve and the yield of eggs during your IVF cycle is likely to be high too. When a girl is born , she already has the entire stock...

Why do so many women stop treatment after failing their first IVF cycle ?

                                          Most infertile women know that IVF represents their best chance of having a baby, which is why they sign up for the first IVF cycle. Those who have realistic expectations understand that the failure rate in one cycle will alway...

Age and fertility

A woman's age is always a sensitive topic - and this is true, no matter how old she is. If she's infertile, she is likely to become even touchier about this, because she's aware of the fact that she has a biological clock which she cannot rewind. As she ages, she no lon...

Repeated IVF Failure - Should I Stop or Go on with the Treatment?

                                            Summary: Repeated IVF failure is tough to tackle as it affects both the body and mind, but only you can decide whether to continue with the treatment or not. Body: Many infertile patients face the dilemma of stopping or cont...

Pregnancy in a man with Globozoospermia

                              A man was diagnosed with globozoospermia with normal sperm count and motility. We performed ICSI with assisted oocyte activation using a calcium ionophore. Saiprasad Gundeti, Senior Embryologist Here's a case study of a very challenging p...

The Magic of In-Vitro Maturation of oocytes

Dr. Sai, Senior Embryologist of Malpani Infertility Clinic Pvt. Ltd explains how the magic of in-vitro maturation of oocytes works by giving some real-life experiences of patients. The Magic of In-Vitro Maturation of oocytes Dr. Sai, Senior Embryologist, Malpani Infer...

IVF Information : Fertility Cycle, Protocols for Performing IVF

                                                         In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is an extremely cost-effective treatment for most infertile couples, and allows us to do in the IVF lab what is not happening normally in the bedroom - no matter what the medical prob...

Why do I have to wait 2 weeks to do a pregnancy test ?

The embryos take time to implant and if they are going to implant, they will and there's precious little you can do to influence the inefficient biological process of embryo implantation either way.Most patients find that one of the most difficult things to manage durin...

Why I admire women with vaginismus who come for infertility treatment

                           It takes courage for women to seek medical advice for Vaginismus. Most gynecologists don't take these patients seriously, but it is worthwhile to examine it as a cause for infertility. Vaginismus is a surprisingly common sexual disorder whic...

Sperm banking for donor insemination

Therapeutic insemination by donor [TID] means using the sperm (Sperm Video ) from an anonymous donor to achieve a pregnancy, and is a treatment option if the man is infertile. What is donor insemination (TID) ? THERAPEUTIC INSEMINATION BY DONOR [TID] means using the...