6 10, 2015

Failed IVF – What to do next

A failed IVF cycle can be a very distressing and painful experience for a woman and her partner. While a good fertility doctor would always discuss the possibility of a negative IVF outcome with the patient, it is still extremely difficult for a couple to cope with the anguish of losing a baby they could

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30 09, 2015

I Have hormone imbalance (PCOD/PCOS): Can I Conceive?

Gaudium’s Miracle Baby When Safla Rani, 56 and her husband Brij Lal, 68 first came to Gaudium, they were distraught, yet hopeful of having a baby. In last 17 years, the couple had undergone multiple failed fertility treatments in India and abroad. Safia Rani had a multitude of health problems, including severe PCOD, which had

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23 09, 2015

Treatments for Male Infertility: PESA, TESA and MESA

PESA, TESA and MESA are infertility treatments which involve surgical retrieval of sperm from the male partner. This line of treatment is useful for couples with severe male factor infertility and involves collection of sperm from the testicles using a needle or a small incision. Surgical sperm retrieval is beneficial in the following conditions: Obstructive

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2 09, 2015

7 Common IVF Myths & Misconceptions

The birth of the world’s first IVF baby Louise Joy Brown in 1978 marked the beginning of a revolution which has since brought joy to millions of childless couples across the globe. A technique in which oocytes or eggs retrieved from a woman’s ovaries are combined with healthy sperm from the male partner in a

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20 08, 2015

Male Infertility: Misconceptions, Causes and Solutions

In the last few decades, male infertility in India has been on a steady rise. At the international conference on Challenges in Infertility Management (CIIM) in 2014, experts observed that male infertility now contributes to 6 in 10 of all infertility cases in the country. In most cases, low sperm count is the underlying cause.

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