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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22 08, 2016

Low AMH level? What needs to be done

Female fertility is dependent on a variety of factors and hormone level is the key one amongst these factors. There was a time when FSH or follicle stimulating hormone was regarded as the parameter for hormonal testing, but the latest in the hormonal brigade is Anti Mullerian Hormone, more popularly known as AMH. Medically, AMH

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16 08, 2016

Precious Pregnancy: Precautionary Guidelines for Couples

We have heard of thousands of couples complaining about accidental pregnancies but there are countless others who continually face the disappointment of not being able to conceive month after month. The experience can become a physical, emotional and financial ordeal, particularly if the couple is undergoing a taxing fertility treatment. At the end of the

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8 08, 2016

Getting Pregnant Unassisted: 10 Frequently-Asked Questions on how to maximize your chances of conceiving naturally?

Getting pregnant is something that can become a major issue, particularly for such couples who have been trying and failing with repeated attempts. The chances deteriorate with age and pregnancy can actually become a challenge. The fact is that though conceiving naturally is deemed to be an easy job for many, there are some who

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4 08, 2016

My clinic refuses to provide photos of my embryos. What should I do?

The role of an IVF clinic is not confined to assisting the patients in overcoming their struggle against infertility but also extends to providing them with ample documentation of the treatment protocol. The documentation includes the photos of the embryos produced during the procedure. Together, these photos and documents serve the purpose of proving the

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1 08, 2016

Embryo Culture: Are my embryos in safe hands?

Pregnancy starts with the fertilization of an egg with a sperm to form an embryo, which implants itself to the uterine lining. Therefore, it would not be wrong to say that the embryo is the building block of pregnancy, whether natural or assisted. In context of the commonly used artificial reproductive technique IVF, embryo culture

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20 10, 2014

Genital Tuberculosis: Infertility and the way out

With 40% of the population having latent Tuberculosis(when TB bacteria is inactive in body), Genital Tuberculosis, by no means could be considered Infertility uncommon in the country. And so are its effect on fertility and reproduction. It has been estimated that approximately 5% of females presenting to sub fertility clinics worldwide have genital TB.1 And

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18 10, 2014

Treating Genital Tuberculosis for Infertility: A connect of hope

Mrs. Sharma (name changed) has to undergo immense physical and psychological ordeal for 9 long years when she was undergoing incessant treatment for infertility. While her husband was absolutely fine, she was constantly having problem of blocked fallopian tube. Meanwhile, she also underwent four unsuccessful IVF (in vitro Fertilization, an infertility treatment). And to add

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