Getting pregnant

Advanced Maternal Age & Down Syndrome!

By Dr. Seema Thakur, Gynaecology Pregnancy is a big decision for most people. You need to consider a number of factors before deciding to give birth to a child. Financial independence and career growth are some aspects that most women think about before conceiving. However, medical research has shown that waiting too…

Thyroid – Does It Prevent Pregnancy?

By Dr. Divya Wadhawan, Gynaecology The human body works as directed by the various hormones released by the endocrine system. These hormones are essential for the coordination of various body functions. From the height a person achieves to the metabolic reactions in the body to the reproductive cycle to the stress levels a person can handle,…

Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) – How Does It Help In Achieving Pregnancy?

By Dr. Mangala Devi, IVF Speciality There are many reasons leading to infertility, but one of the main causes is the inability of the sperm to travel all the way up to the uterus to fertilize an egg. This is caused by defective sperms and could be due to poor sperm quality, poor…

How IVF Can Be A Boon For Some Couples?

By Dr. Ruchi Malhotra, IVF Speciality In vitro fertilization or IVF is an advanced process of fertilisation, which involves the combining of an egg with a sperm in a laboratory dish. This is followed by the implantation of the embryo(s) [a developing unborn offspring formed by the combination] in your uterus. Being…

IVF – Know Merits & Demerits Of It!

By Dr. Ruchi Malhotra, IVF Speciality IVF or in vitro fertilisation is defined as assisted reproductive technology. It is a process where the eggs are extracted and fertilized with sperm, after retrieving it in a laboratory dish. The resulting embryo is then placed in the uterus for implantation and inducing pregnancy. It…

IVF – Getting Pregnant With Early Menopause!

By Dr. Ruchi Malhotra, IVF Speciality The main reason for early menopause is genetic predisposition. The average age for menopause is generally about 51 years. The onset of early menopause occurs in one’s twenties and thirties. Apart from family history, the other reasons that can cause early or premature menopause are surgical…

Do I Get Pregnant If – Learn About The Many Ways You Can Get An Unwanted Pregnancy!

By Dr. Poosha Darbha,Sexology Can I get pregnant when I have sex during my period? Usually not. But watch out! Occasionally bleeding occurs at the middle of the cycle coinciding with the release of egg. And many women mistake it for a regular menstrual period. They run the risk of unwanted…

Knowing -Intracytoplasmic Morphologically Selected Sperm Injection (IMSI) – To Help You Live Your Dream!

By Jeevan Jyoti Fertility Hospital, IVF Speciality Of a million sperms released in one ejaculation, a single sperm manages to fertilize the egg, which grows into an embryo and then a baby. Due to various reasons, when this does not happen, it is termed as infertility and is currently on the rise. With In-vitro fertilization…

Vaginal Bleeding During Pregnancy – Things To Know!

By Dr. Kazi Trupti, Gynaecology Vaginal bleeding at the time of pregnancy can be really scary. But it isn’t as severe always especially during the first trimester where bleeding is quite normal. Yet still it is necessary to take measures lest it smells of an imminent miscarriage or something that demands an…

What Are Some Common Complications Of Pregnancy?

By Dr. Shiwani Agarwal, Gynaecology Pregnancy is considered to be one of the most challenging and important phases in the life of a woman. Pregnancy Complications are health problems that occur during pregnancy. They can involve the mother’s health, the baby’s health, or both. Some women have health problems before they become pregnant that could…