July 25, 2020 3:21 pm
In the last three months from April to June 2020, less than 1,000 patients sought IVF treatment. There has been a steep fall in the number of patients from 50,000 to 1,000 in a quarter, say fertility experts.
July 25, 2020 9:37 am
Scientific advancements have made it possible for us to treat a large percentage of couples with infertility, provided they come and seek help in time. It is a rapidly evolving field and newer techniques provide us deeper insights into the causes of infertility and treat these causes more effectively
June 10, 2020 3:11 pm
The most important thing before going ahead with IVF is to be prepared. Talk with your doctors and schedule your initial consultation, appoint a nutritionist, meet with a fertility counsellor who can prepare you for the road ahead.
June 04, 2020 4:17 pm
'It is because of more sunlight and vitamin D and, therefore, better fertility. Sunlight is associated with happiness, which in turn is associated with less stress.'
April 24, 2020 8:53 am
IVF requires special care and multiple visits to the clinic, which might expose the mother and the foetus to higher risks of COVID-19 infection.
March 21, 2020 3:34 pm
A fertility specialist talks about the risks of undergoing IVF treatment at the time of the coronavirus pandemic.
February 26, 2020 2:45 pm
"I got to know about IVF from my friends. They suggested it when we repeatedly failed to conceive naturally."
January 29, 2020 12:58 pm
IVF is a highly effective treatment in overcoming many causes of infertility such as low-sperm count, blocked fallopian tubes and PCOS but there are no guarantees.
December 05, 2019 6:10 pm
The procedure involves one partner contributing and incubating the egg, while the other subsequently carries the foetus.
November 04, 2019 4:06 pm
The cost of IVF procedure in India varies from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh. Cost can be a limiting factor for many couples who want to opt for this procedure. There is a need to take fertility treatment from 'out of pocket' to the insured space.