The surrogacy racket in India

Beware of unscrupulous clinics that cheat infertile couples with fraudulent surrogate arrangements. A common racket is to tell the infertile couple that the surrogate got pregnant, collect the payment; and then tell them that she miscarriedIt's amazingly easy to fool in...

Hysterosalpingogram ( HSG)

Hysterosalpingogram (Uterotubogram) or HSG is a specialized X-ray of the uterus and tubes to find out if the uterine cavity is normal, and the fallopian tubes are open. It can be quite painful; and is conducted after the menstrual flow has just stopped. Hysterosalpingo...

Free infertility Resources

A whole bunch of Free Infertility Tools and Resources you can use to make your Infertility Treatment process easier ! FREE Infertility Tools Here are some of the FREE Tools offered by Dr Malpani : MyFertilityDiary is a patient friendly tool to assist in your fertilit...

The IVF option for infertile couples

                        I want to emphasize to patients that if they have opted to take IVF treatment - it's only one of the many choices and options which are open to them. Building a Family  Even though I am an IVF specialist, and know that most patients who come t...

Using Letrozole ( Femara) for treating infertility

                                   A recent alternative to clomid is the new drug called letrozole( Femara). Letrozole, is an aromatase inhibitor, and is now being increasingly used as an alternative to clomid for inducing ovulation. The standard medicine used for mak...

Quality Control in the IVF Laboratory

Quality Control (QC) and Quality Assurance (QA) in the IVF laboratory play an important role in the success of any IVF program. The role of QC procedures in the IVF laboratory is to fine tune existing protocols in order to more effectively help infertile patients in...

Acupuncture for infertility treatment - does it help ?

                                                 Acupuncture is an ancient healing system that aims to re-balance the bio-energy of the body. While it is not yet a fully proven treatment, many patients try this as a supplementary treatment for Infertility. Find a good...

Implantation Failure in IVF - Is the Uterus or the Embryo?

Using a systematic protocol will help in determining the cause of repeated failed implantation during In vitro fertilization treatment. In vitro fertilization does not have a 100% success rate. Good IVF doctors educate patients about the chances of failure before they...

How to protect yourself from harmful infertility treatments

                                      While modern infertility treatment has become very effective, the sad fact is that there are still many dangerous infertility treatments to which patients are needlessly subjected. These treatments not only waste time and energy, t...

Why do women who miscarry blame their uterus?

                                   Many infertile women feel that it is their uterus which is defective when they miscarry. This is a misconception which needs to be corrected ! I often see women who have had recurrent miscarriages, or who have failed many IVF cycles,...