16 01, 2017

Pregnancy Complications You Must Know About

Nature has blessed women with the boon of motherhood, the ability to create a new life and bring it to the world. The nine month period of pregnancy is the most ecstatic one in a woman’s life span, when she experiences the joy of her baby moving and growing inside her womb. But it may

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13 10, 2016

My biological clock is ticking: What are my options?

Biological clock…..two words which have far-reaching, almost scary implications for women struggling with infertility issues! Scientifically speaking, the fertility of a woman ebbs with her age, which is the reason it is said that her biological clock is ticking as the chances of her getting pregnant decline as she grows older. Though the period between

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10 10, 2016

Sex during IVF treatment: Safe or not!

IVF is a challenging procedure, which drains the patients physically, emotionally and financially. And it has another far reaching impact, which is that it takes toll of the sex life of the couple, particularly the females who have to bear the major brunt of the treatment. While sex becomes uncomfortable during the treatment, there is

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22 09, 2016

All about premature labor and how is it linked with IVF?

The pregnancy period of nine months is the most amazing one for a couple expecting to see their dream materializing into a beautiful little bundle of joy. However, it can turn into a nightmare for women who go into labor earlier than expected, and scary as it is in a normal pregnancy, the stakes are

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1 09, 2016

How does thyroid dysfunction affect fertility?

Life can become miserable for couples who are trying to conceive but are not able to do so. It happens because it is not just the stress that plagues them, but also the nagging fear that they might never be able to bear their offspring. When results seem to be elusive after nearly 6 months

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29 08, 2016

Can embryo fall out of the uterus after its transfer?

IVF treatment is a complicated assisted reproductive technique, which not only has the patients spend a lot but also takes an emotional toll. The two week wait period after the implantation of the embryo seems to be like a roller coaster ride time for the couples, as it seems to decide the fate of the

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18 08, 2016

My embryos stopped growing in IVF lab: how can I prevent it in subsequent attempts

Embryo culture can be seen as one of the most crucial steps of the IVF treatment cycle, because it is the one which determines whether the cycle will be a success or not. The embryologists work on getting multiple embryos during the process but it is not necessary that all of them will mature for

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29 07, 2016

Understanding Ectopic pregnancy & the way forward

Ectopic pregnancy takes place when the fertilized egg fails to implants itself on the lining of the uterus; instead, it houses itself in the fallopian tube and in the rarest cases, other sites like the ovaries, cervix, horn of the uterus or an abdominal organ. Ectopic pregnancy has an incidence of one in a hundred

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