11 05, 2017

All about Menopausal Pregnancy

The reproductive capacity of a woman depends upon her age. Under normal circumstances, she can conceive till she has a regular menstrual cycle. Her reproductive life span extends between her first menstrual period and the last one. Menopause is the term used to define the end of the reproductive cycle. It is characterized by the

24 04, 2017

Safe Pregnancy- How Old Is Too Old

Over the years, as reproductive technologies have advanced, there has been a substantial increase in successful deliveries for older women. It is common to hear of women in their late thirties or forties who have had healthy babies. Donor eggs and IVF have made miracles, with even postmenopausal women having positive pregnancy outcomes. But the

24 02, 2017

Infertility Complications Related with Low Progesterone

Progesterone and estrogen are the hormones which play key role in reproductive functioning of women. Imbalance of these hormones can have implications as serious as female infertility. For this reason, women who have problems with conception are examined for hormonal levels as well as physical abnormalities while finding the exact cause of infertility. Progesterone is

18 01, 2017

Pregnancy and Antidepressant Medication

Physical conditions such as hypertension and diabetes during pregnancy have an established line of treatment, but this is not the case with mental conditions such as depression. Whether or not to take antidepressants during pregnancy is one question that is difficult to answer for the woman. While leaving depression untreated can take toll on the

5 12, 2016

Implantation Failure-Identifying the Culprit

IVF is a protocol-oriented process, which is carried out in a series of steps in a definite order. Embryo implantation is one of the key aspects of IVF and the fate of the cycle depends greatly upon its success. There are times when women have picture-perfect embryos, yet they fail to implant in the uterus

30 11, 2016

10 Questions that an IVF Patient Must Ask

IVF is one of the most widely used assisted reproduction techniques today and also a highly successful one, with hundreds of couples deriving its benefits to achieve the joy of parenthood. The procedure follows a rigorous protocol, with a series of steps being performed in a hierarchical order. Most of the patients are well aware

28 11, 2016

IVF cycle documentation: Why should the patient insist?

IVF is an advanced medical procedure but its success rate is limited. Although a great deal of time, money and emotions are at stake with every failed IVF cycle, there is a lesson to be learnt with the same. The key issue here is to find out what went amiss with the cycle that led

14 11, 2016

Questions and Answers about an IVF treatment and pregnancy

IVF is a ground breaking technique applied for resolving the most complicated infertility issues and it is also one of the most widely used techniques today. Despite its widespread use, there are numerous questions about the procedure which patients are still concerned about. Some of these questions are “good” ones, which specialists would like to