The yearning for parenthood is a natural phenomenon, and it can burn quite brightly, especially as we reach a certain age. In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) offers a chance to start a family for many couples struggling to conceive. Yet, taking this particular route often raises essential questions, with one of the most crucial being the cost. In a nation like
FSH, or Follicle-Stimulating Hormone, is a hormone produced by the brain’s pituitary gland in both men and women. It plays quite a crucial role in the reproductive system. Typically, FSH levels are commonly tested on day 3 of a woman’s menstrual cycle to assess ovarian function, determine ovarian reserve, and evaluate fertility by monitoring the hormone’s role in stimulating egg
ICSI or Intracytoplasmic sperm injection, is the most common and leading treatment for male fertility issues. This technique is chosen by couples who have faced an unsuccessful fertilization even after IVF treatment. Here a single live sperm is injected directly into the female egg with the help of a glass needle. During ICSI, the female partner undergoes Ovarian Stimulation through
When it comes to in vitro fertilization (IVF), there are often a series of decisions and considerations that need to be made. One such decision has to do with an injection of progesterone, which is prescribed as part of the process of in vitro fertilization (IVF) to increase the odds of becoming pregnant. This blog discusses whether progesterone injections can
Nearly three decades ago, a couple from Chembur celebrated the arrival of their only son, heralding a “scientific breakthrough” that addressed male infertility. The child, named Luv Singh, marked a significant milestone as India’s first ICSI baby. Note: This article was originally posted on Times of India.
It has been estimated that over 200 million women worldwide are affected by endometriosis. It is a condition wherein the tissue (endometrium) that is supposed to line the uterus grows outside of her uterus. While science and medicines have helped in providing relief for some patients, a common concern is whether it can come back after surgery. This blog aims
From prioritizing career goals to waiting for the right life partner, women worldwide choose to freeze their eggs for various reasons. According to a survey conducted by NYU (New York University), where experts aimed to understand the motivations behind egg freezing, 80% of respondents cited the lack of a partner as their primary reason for not starting a family yet.
AMH testing is essential to understand the ovarian reserve of a woman. A low AMH means that there are fewer eggs available in the ovaries, which may imply that getting pregnant maybe an issue. At birth the ovary contains about 1/2 million/oocytes (eggs). And as we age, this number becomes smaller and smaller. And by the time we hit puberty,
As a woman ages, the egg quality deteriorates., The odds of achieving pregnancy become in the 40s as compared to the 20s or 30s. Egg quality is one of the main contributing factors to pregnancy. According to a study, women who are 40 years of age or above have a higher risk of pregnancy complications, such as high blood pressure,
Among the most pressing concerns that affect infertility has to do with the male sperm, such as unhealthy sperm or low sperm count. From hormonal issues and blockage in vas deferens to inflammation of seminal vesicles and chromosomal abnormality, there are quite a number of reasons that can be attributed to unhealthy or low sperm count. Moreover, lifestyle choices from
Jaslok FertilTree International Fertility Centre named the best IVF Centre in Mumbai, the Western zone, and all over India in the Times of India Hospitals Ranking Survey 2023.
Mumbai: Jaslok FertilTree International Fertility Centre is excited to announce that it’s been named the best IVF Centre in Mumbai, the Western zone, and all over India in the Times of India Hospitals Ranking Survey 2023. In this survey that extensively evaluated multi-speciality hospitals across the country, Jaslok FertilTree International Fertility Centre emerged as the leader in Mumbai and also
Platelet-Rich Plasma (or PRP for short) is a modern and quite promising approach in the field of fertility treatments. This cutting-edge technique involves using patient’s own platelets to improve reproductive outcomes. In this post, we detail for you everything you need to know about this innovative PRP and walk through the potential benefits for those who may be facing reproductive