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Endometrium plays a major role

Endometrium in Pregnancy

Implantation of a fertilized ovum is most likely to occur around 6 – 9 days after ovulation.

PCOS

Obesity and PCOS

Obesity is a common finding in PCOS and aggravates many of its reproductive and metabolic features. About 25% of asymptomatic women with regular menses have PCO morphology on ultrasound. Many of these women have...

Thyroid & Fertility

Hypothyroidism can lead to infertility

Hypothyroidism can lead to infertility, increased miscarriage risk, and complications in both mother and baby. 50 to 70% of hypothyroid female patients have menstrual abnormalities. Many present with oligo menorrhea (scanty bleeding during cycle)....

Miscarriages

What are the causes of miscarriages?

Miscarriages –         There are many possible causes for miscarriage, including: genetic and hormonal problems; infection and  defects in blood-clotting; uterine problems and cervical weakness. The treatment recommendations for patients with recurrent pregnancy loss are based on...

improve egg quality in ivf

What are the tests done for infertility?

When a woman is undergoing a fertility work-up, Cycle Day 3 is the day she has blood work performed to check the levels of three important levels: follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinizing hormone (LH)...

Sleep and Fertility

Fragmented sleep may influence fertility

Sleep is a naturally relaxing state of mind and body. Sleep occurs in repeating cycles, in which the body alternates between two distinct modes. These periods of sleep have different types of eye movements like rapid...

fertility treatment

What are the risks of gonadotropin treatment?

During IVF treatment medications are given to stimulate the reproductive systems. As a result, women are exposed to high levels of estrogen, which the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences lists as a known...

infertility

What causes Infertility?

The cause of infertility may be difficult to determine in all cases, but certain factors can be ascertained. Infertility may be caused by many factors including problems with egg or sperm production, genetic factors,...

How IVF is done

IVF treatment – Preparations

IVF Treatment – How to prepare? IVF treatment is time consuming and requires a lot of patience. Get prepared for your journey with the following tips – Select a clinic – There are numerous...

Infertility

Fertility Facts

How much do you really know about conception and fertility? Here are some facts of fertility you must know- Women with multiple fetuses are more than twice as likely to develop high blood pressure of pregnancy and premature birth. There is a higher than average chance of conceiving twins with IVF treatment. Single women can go for fertility treatment to procure their biological child....

PCOS

PCOS & Lifestyle

PCOS women can present with mental health disorders including depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and binge eating disorder. Weight loss improves menstrual irregularities, symptoms of androgen excess, and infertility in PCOD. A moderate reduction in...

blastocyst

Advantages of Blastocyst Transfer

How blastocyst culture helps for high success in IVF treatment? Blastocyst is an embryo which has developed to day 5 stage with different cell components and a fluid cavity. The advantage of blastocyst cultures...

Fertilisation with ICSI

What is fertilisation and how it is achieved with ICSI?

Human fertilisation starts from entry of a healthy sperm into a human egg followed by mixing and division of genetic material. Fertilisation usually occurs in the ampulla of the fallopian tube.The result of this union is...

Zika virus & Fertility

Zika virus & Infertility

Zika virus infection during pregnancy can harm growth of brain  in the baby Zika virus infection during pregnancy is a cause of congenital microcephaly and serious brain abnormalities. Zika virus is transmitted primarily through...

IVF hormones

Fertility Hormones In IVF

In a fertility work-up, Cycle Day 3 is the day when a woman is asked to perform certain blood tests. These tests are to check the levels of three important hormones – follicle stimulating...

Improve egg quality in ivf

How to improve quality of eggs in IVF?

Women doing IVF with their own eggs experience a significant decrease in success rates as age advances. The difference in egg quality between a 25-year-old and a 40-year-old is significant. This may be due...