Infertility Issues: How to Cope With the Situation?

Finding out that you cannot conceive normally is no doubt traumatic! Especially, if you and your partner are trying for a baby for a long time and earnestly hoping to embrace parenthood, knowing your incapability to become a parent ‘normally’ would definitely hit you hard. But then, no need to think that you’re all alone! Infertility is men and women is much more common than you can imagine it is.” And the scary part of it is that the numbers keep on surging with every passing year! Simply go to any popular search engine, key in “statistics for increase in fertility” and voila – you’ll see that a tumultuous growth in number of people suffering from infertility over the last few decades! So, don’t get upset with your present situation and instead work on it to get over the situation.

How to Prepare Yourself for Infertility Treatments – 8 Do’s & Don’ts

Although yet another month passed by and in spite of the fact that my monthly cycle was late by five days, the pregnancy kit test displayed its cruel verdict – not pregnant! I was irritable and not to mention exhausted beyond words. I reasoned with myself – aren’t these the early signs of pregnancy? Then Why?” These were the exact words of Rita (name changed), one of our patients who was diagnosed with infertility and now preparing for her IVF, during her first session at our Fertility Centre. The feeling of frustration and dejection is quite common in women who have to go through this ordeal of not being able to conceive naturally.

Embryo Cryopreservation: Becoming A Parent Has Never Been Simpler!

“I couldn’t believe that I was pregnant! I felt like I was the luckiest person in the world.”

Rubina (name changed) one of our patients recollected her happiest moment in conversation with our reproductive specialist during her recent checkup. Rubina is in her early forties and she has conceived, thanks to an Assisted Reproductive Technology procedure called ‘Embryo Cryopreservation’ together with IVF, which helped her in getting pregnant even when nature had almost shut its door before her!

By nature, fertility starts to drop in women above the age of 35. Since every woman is born with a finite number of eggs in her ovary, with her each periodic ovulation, the number of egg in her ovaries diminishes. After the age of thirty five, due to a lot of physiological changes happening inside her body, a woman may or may not be able to conceive naturally. In other words, there is a good possibility that she might need the help of Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) to have a baby. Herein,…

5 Things You Didn’t Knew About Sperm Donation

What instantly comes to your mind when you spell or hear the word ‘sperm donation’? This is one of the foremost questions that reproductive counsellors ask interested candidates who call up or visit our Fertility Clinic in Kolkata for sperm donation!

#1 What is Sperm Donation?

Sperm donation indicates the process of donating, collecting and preserving sperms (from professional and screened sperm donors) which thereafter can be used in artificial insemination procedures like IUI (Intra-Uterine Insemination), IVF (In-Vitro Fertilization) etc.

Most couples dream of becoming proud parents. Infertility strikes a cruel blow shattering their dreams of enjoying the bliss of parenthood. Assisted Reproductive Technology (ARTs) like IVF, ICSI, IUI, LZH etc. procedures have emerged as soul-savers to couples diagnosed with infertility, in the last few decades, helping them to have their own child.

When Should You See A Fertility Consultant?

Possibly you may have been a bit stressful of late. It may be due to the fact that your partner happens to be travelling during ‘your right time’ or something else like a previous miscarriage or any other ‘deep seated’ physiological or psychological issue that’s responsible for your seemingly unexplained infertility, month after month! If you’re not able to figure out what’s going wrong, it’s time to sit down with a fertility consultant and uncover the real cause of your problem.

“Many men and women do not realize the grave situation they’re putting themselves in if they don’t opt for an early diagnosis of their infertility problem.” according to one of our renowned consultants in reproductive medicine at Genome – the Fertility Centre. 
Once infertility is diagnosed, it can take up some time to counsel and the treatment procedures vary depending on the issue in hand. So if you’re in your mid 30’s chances are that you’re already in the borderline, so you cannot wait much further to have …