Repeated miscarriage
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Recurrent miscarriage – causes & treatments

Miscarriages are mentally and physically traumatizing for anyone, especially if they happen more than a few times. Recurrent miscarriage is the loss of three or more consecutive pregnancies of 13 weeks or less, with the same partner. American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) is now considering that the term ‘Recurrent Miscarriage’ may be used even […]

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Mild IVF
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Mild IVF

IVF is expensive, distressing, and physically difficult for some, and if that is you, maybe you should consider the option of mild IVF, also known as micro IVF or mini IVF. In mild IVF you will be given a smaller dosage of fertility drugs for a few days, which means lower cost, lesser discomfort and […]

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Natural IVF success rates
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Natural Cycle IVF

In Natural cycle IVF, the egg you naturally release during your monthly cycle is collected and fertilized with the sperm under controlled conditions of the IVF laboratory. Fertility drugs or hormone injections are not used in natural IVF. The world’s first IVF baby—Louise Brown—was conceived with natural IVF but due to the lower success rates […]

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Smoking and alcohol are bad for sperm
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17 Reasons for low sperm count in men

Low sperm count, also called as oligospermia, is the condition of having fewer than 15 million sperm per millilitre of semen. Although the exact cause for oligospermia is hard to determine, here are some of the top reasons for low sperm count in men. Sperm problems account for 9% of all cases of infertility, reports […]

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Cyndi Lauper endometriosis
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7 Celebrities who struggled with Endometriosis

A lot a women that you see making headlines, are actually silently suffering from endometriosis. Here is the brief story of seven celebrities who struggled with endometriosis – a common disease that affects almost 10% of the women of reproductive age, but is surprisingly low profile. The lack of open discussion and understanding of endometriosis […]

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Painful periods in endometriosis
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Endometriosis—Symptoms, causes and treatment

Endometriosis is the condition in which the lining of your uterus (called the endometrium) starts to grow outside of the uterine cavity. This endometrial tissue that spreads outside of your uterus is called the endometrial implant. It could be found on: This is usually restricted to the pelvic region, but in rare cases it may […]

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Donor egg IVF after 40 years
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IVF after 40 years of age

The proverbial biological clock in women often influences their family and career decisions. However, many women get prepared for pregnancy only around the age of 40, and a woman seeking IVF after 40 years of age, especially with self eggs, only has a 12% chance of success. So if you are a woman near or […]

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Reasons for IVF failure
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Top 5 reasons for failure of IVF

The average success rates of IVF globally are under 50 percent. This means that almost half the people who undergo IVF do not get pregnant and unfortunately, your doctor may not always be able to tell you the reasons for failure of IVF. IVF is an expensive procedure with no guarantee of success. Once you get your […]

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IVF success rate
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Why should you not trust IVF success rates?

IVF success rates are misleading. There. I said it. Any fertility expert or independent statistician will tell you that IVF success rates are mere numbers mostly desired for public image, without providing anything of value for the undiscerning patient. However, most people do not understand this and while choosing an IVF clinic the only question they […]

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IVF costs
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How much does IVF cost?

IVF is expensive, and infertility is common. Once they have gone through the tests and investigations and the doctor has determined that medical intervention is absolutely required, the first question that most couples ask is: how much does IVF cost? Unfortunately, there is no fixed answer to that and even the couples that are prepared to […]

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