10 ways to improve egg quality before pregnancy or IVF

Women trying to conceive naturally or with the help of IVF are always looking for ways to improve egg quality to improve their chances of conceiving. The quality of your gametes is the most important factor for a successful pregnancy, and it can be enhanced with the right protocol. Unlike men, whose sperm is produced every three months, women are born with 1-2 million eggs out of which only 300-500… Read More

IVF for Single Women

Single women today have more control over their lives than ever before and many are making the choice to build their families without any partner. IVF for single women is available in many countries and if you feel strongly about having a baby, you can certainly make that choice for yourself. With growing awareness about these procedures and acceptance from the society, women are becoming more comfortable in having and… Read More

Sperm DNA Fragmentation Testing

The miscarriages or conception problems you’re having could be attributed to faulty sperm DNA, which is unfortunately not assessed in a routine semen analysis. Sperm DNA fragmentation testing is required to check for the integrity of the DNA of your sperm, which is an important factor in successful conception. A simple semen analysis, although sufficient in many cases, only tells us about the count, morphology, and motility of the sperm,… Read More

10 Vital Questions to Ask Before Starting IVF

We asked an experienced fertility doctor about what most patients don’t know before starting their IVF. Our associate, Dr. Harpreet Sidhu shares the 10 questions to ask your fertility specialist before starting your IVF. The decision to undergo IVF is usually quite scary and stressful for couples because most patients are unsure of what to expect in an IVF cycle. This anxiety usually stems from their unfamiliarity with the procedure,… Read More

10 things you must know before starting IVF

The decision to undergo IVF can be exciting, yet nerve-wracking. It is important to prepare yourself mentally, physically, emotionally, and financially—for the wild ride that IVF can be. While all couples approach and experience their treatment differently, here are 10 things you must know before starting IVF:   1.     Prepare your body for IVF Most people don’t realize how important their general health is to conceiving, even with IVF. If… Read More