2 03, 2016

Cervical mucus hostility: when an unwelcoming cervix won’t let you conceive

The cervix is the narrow, canal-like part of the uterus that lies between the uterus and the vagina. When a woman gives birth, the cervix dilates (expands) to allow the baby to pass through. Nature has bestowed the cervix with protective qualities that help prevent foreign particles from entering the uterine cavity. The cervical glands

22 02, 2016

When does a man need surgery for treating infertility?

In our blog titled Treatments for Male Infertility: PESA,TESA and MESA, we discussed the various sperm retrieval procedures used for collection of sperm in men with nil or low sperm count. Sperm retrieval (PESA, TESA, MESA, TESE) is useful when the male partner is unable to provide a semen sample to be used in an

15 02, 2016

Can cell phone radiation cause male infertility?

A question our fertility specialists get asked often by keen patients. As the statistics on the rapid increase of mobile users across the world continue to astound us, the debate on the ill effects of radiation emitted by these devices has also continued to rage on. Numerous studies have focussed on how mobile phone use

10 02, 2016

Laparoscopy for Female Infertility: When does a patient need one?

Laparoscopy is a surgical procedure involving one or two small incisions through which a laparoscopic surgeon inserts a laparoscope(a thin, fibre-optic tube fitted with a light and a camera) and specialized surgical instruments into the abdomen. This procedure allows your doctor to gain a clear view of the abdominal and pelvic organs including the uterus, fallopian

5 01, 2016

Sperm count, motility, morphology – Can someone please simplify!

Coping with male-factor infertility can be stressful for a couple as social conditioning makes most men reluctant to accept the condition, and those who do manage to come to terms with it, find it difficult to discuss the issue openly. Being armed with the right information on male infertility empowers you and your partner to