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Apr20
Most Common Early Signs of Pregnancy
When a woman finds out that she is pregnant, it can be the start of a remarkable, life-changing experience. The first changes a woman is most likely to experience when she is pregnant are a missed period followed by a positive pregnancy test. Pregnancy tests, whether done at home or at a doctor's office, measure the amount of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) in a woman's urine or blood. This hormone is released when a fertilized egg attaches to the lining of the uterus. Urine pregnancy tests can detect levels of hCG about 10 days after conception, while blood tests usually done at a doctor's office, can detect a pregnancy about seven to 10 days after conception. Testing too soon can produce a false negative result.

Every woman is different. So are her experiences of pregnancy. Not every woman has the same symptoms or even the same symptoms from one pregnancy to the next. Some women experience many signs and symptoms very early in pregnancy, while others experience very few or even none. The earliest symptoms of pregnancy can appear in the first few weeks after conception. Here's what you might experience, missed period, nausea and tender breasts to dizziness and mood swings. To confirm pregnancy use a home pregnancy test, if the result is positive be sure to see your healthcare provider as soon as possible. The earliest symptoms of pregnancy can appear in the first few weeks after conception. Some symptoms show up when you have a missed period or a week or two later. In fact 7 out of 10 women’s have some symptoms by the time they are 6 weeks pregnant. If you have no track record of your menstrual cycle or have delayed periods then if following symptoms surface, you might be pregnant.

Knowing that you are pregnant the first thing that you need to do is to consult your physician. You can either consult your local medical practitioner or you can approach the gynaecologist in any maternity home and get your regular checkups done over there during your pregnancy. You can have a detailed knowledge of what services will be provided by maternity home at http://www.rupalhospital.com/obstetrics_maternity.html#

Here's what you might experience, from nausea and tender breasts to dizziness and mood swings.

1. A positive home pregnancy test

The home pregnancy test taken after a missed period or after 8 to 10 days from the missed period will tell you whether you are pregnant. Remember that a baby starts to develop before you can tell you're pregnant, so take care of your health while you're waiting to find out. Once you've gotten a positive result, make an appointment with your practitioner.

2. Missed Period

A missed period is one of the surest signs of pregnancy. A missed period might make a woman wonder if she could be expecting. However, there are other reasons for missing a period. Perhaps a woman is not keeping track of her menstrual cycle, or maybe its length is irregular from month to month. Other explanations for why a woman could be late include excessive exercise, gaining or losing too much weight, stress, illness or breastfeeding, according to the National Institutes of Health. In this case, tender breasts, feeling queasy and making extra trips to the loo may be early clues that you’re pregnant.

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3. Basal Body Temperature
4. Nausea
5. Tender, swollen breast
6. Fatigue and Sleepy
7. Frequent urination
8. Abdominal bloating
9. Mood swings
10. Food aversions

Apart from these common pregnancy symptoms, one may also have symptoms like constipation, diarrhoea, Headaches and back pain, spotting or bleeding, Darker areolas, vaginal discharge, Heightened sense of smell and increased thirst.

To confirm pregnancy use a home pregnancy test, if the result is positive be sure to see your healthcare provider as soon as possible. Good lifestyle choices, healthy diet and proper prenatal care will give your baby the best start in life. Rupal Hospital for Woman is a one stop place for all gynaec problems and solution for all maternity related complications. Gynaecology & Obstetrics Section at Rupal Hospital have renowned female Doctors and each one of them is outstanding in their own field of expertise. We at Rupal Hospital are dedicated to providing the highest quality in women's health. Obstetrics and Gynaecology services include pregnancy (Ante-natal) care & Delivery services, specialised high risk pregnancy care, painless (epidural) delivery, menstrual disorders, endometriosis, chocolate cyst, ovarian cyst, ovarian cancer, hysterectomy, fibroids removal, sterilization, polyp removal and IUD insertion. We have been a one stop place for all gynaec problems and our expertise lies in providing affordable Laparoscopic surgeries and difficult cases of infertility. The team of our doctors believe that preventive interventions are equally important as curative medicine and prevention always requires awareness and educations. We provide patients all information and counselling right from the stage of conception to delivering.

Once you have a positive pregnancy test you can contact Rupal hospital at http://www.rupalhospital.com/ or fix up an appointment with us at 91-261-2591130


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Apr15
IVF for elderly women at Indira IVF, Udaipur
Women are born with all the eggs they will ever have. As a woman ages, her eggs age with her, diminish in quantity and quality. Age is the most important factor in female infertility. After puberty, female fertility increases and then decreases, with advanced maternal age causing an increased risk of female infertility. In humans, a woman's fertility peaks in the early and mid-20s, after which it starts to decline slowly, with a more dramatic drop at around 35. The relationship between age and female fertility is popularly referred to as a woman's "biological clock". However, the exact estimates of the chances of a woman to conceive after a certain age are not clear, and are subject to debate.

Late pregnancy is becoming more common in our society.

There are several reasons why many couples choose to have baby after establishing strong relationships and achieving financial stability. Also, a growing number of late and second marriages are playing a major role in delayed pregnancy. Wide availability of contraceptives adds to it. Furthermore, there may be a delay in the search for a suitable partner, or partner may have a health problem that should be solved first. The shift in motherhood period can be attributed to the current generation of women who are more career and education oriented. Most of them prefer to settle down with a family once they have secure job and financial stability.

Impact of age on female fertility:

In very few rare cases pregnancy in women aged 50 years and above is recorded naturally or with advanced fertility treatments, the fact remains that fertility decreases with age. Reduction occurs gradually throughout the woman’s reproductive life, and it becomes faster apparently over the age of 30 years and it accelerates between 35 and 40 years so that fertility to 45 years is very close to zero. Most women can conceive and give birth to a healthy child in due time with nature, but the number of women who will suffer from infertility, miscarriages, or the development of fetal abnormalities increases rapidly after a certain age.

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The risk of miscarriage also increases with age, that is, the risk of miscarriage at the age of 40-44 years is 35%. Moreover, mature maternal age is associated with increased risk of chromosomal abnormalities in children. Older women are also at risk of gynecological complications during pregnancy. From a purely biological perspective, it's best to try to start a family before you're 35 years old. Men can remain fertile for much longer than women. Even though male fertility also declines with age, it tends to happen gradually for men. The father’s age can also impact on chance of conception, time to pregnancy, risk of miscarriage and the health of the child.

Why does fertility decrease with age?

It’s well known that fertility in women reduces with age. It’s the egg, its quantity and quality reduces with aging in women.
Following contributes to the decrease in fertility in women.
1. The aging of the ovaries
2. Gynecological problems
3. Sexual function

Identification of infertility in older women

Read in detail about the influence of age on female fertility, its outcome and treatment options at https://indiraivf.wordpress.com/category/advanced-age-infertility

The treatment options for infertility in mature women

Assisted Reproductive Technologies play a major role in achieving parenthood for elderly women’s.

Ovarian hyperstimulation
In vitro fertilization (IVF):
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI):
Egg/Ooctye donation:

To improve the performance of IVF among older women, some clinics recommend assisted hatching, embryo transplant in the embryonic bladder, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis and transplant of high quality embryos. The best option for elderly women is to use donor eggs from a young donor. The option of Embryo donation and the help of surrogate mothers using sperm of the biological father and donor eggs can also be considered.

In today’s lightning-fast lifestyle, where many couples are career-oriented and could barely manage spare time, the cases of infertility are on the rise due to excessive work-related stress, irregular eating habits and various other reasons. There are host of factors responsible for infertility. There are millions of couples who’re facing the prickly issue called infertility. Since almost three decades, Indira Infertility Clinic Specialists have helped infertile couples navigate smoothly through the often complicated process of infertility to the journey of parenthood. Indira IVF centre is the pioneer in providing affordable yet creditable infertility curation to the common people for the first time in India. We are armed with the state-of-the-art infrastructure, advanced equipments and a pool of renowned physicians. The service provided under one roof includes infertility workup, ICSI, IUI, In vitro fertilisation (IVF), Laser Assisted Hatching, Cryopreservation, Donor Program, Blastocyst Culture and Transfer, Pre Genetic Diagnosis and Screening (PGD and PGS), Sonography, Laproscopy & Hysteroscopy and Karyotyping and Chromosomal Disorders Screening.

For age related infertility information in men and women you can consult Indira Infertility Clinic Specialists at http://indiraivf.com or seek an appointment at 0 766 500 9965 to speak to us.


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Apr14
Different methods of Fertility Preservation
Fertility preservation is the cryopreservation (freezing) of human reproductive tissue to be used later for in vitro fertilization (IVF) therapies or intra uterine insemination (IUI). With the use of liquid nitrogen, human tissues such as semen, oocytes (eggs), and embryos (fertilized eggs) are frozen at temperatures exceeding 350 degrees (Fahrenheit) below freezing and stored in specially designed tanks. When the patient is ready to begin a family, the tissues will be shipped to an IVF clinic, thawed, and used in a procedure by a licensed IVF doctor to impregnate the woman.

Fertility Preservation is typically used by patients concerned about their future fertility. Fertility can be affected by a number of different factors, including disease, lifestyle, career, or age. The ability to preserve reproductive tissues is a great option and often recommended by doctors for cancer patients, military personnel, high impact athletes, and transgender clients. Fertility Preservation (FP) services can provide women, men and children an opportunity to conceive later in life after they overcome health or personal issues that may affect their fertility. These complications may include disease (i.e. cancer, lupus, etc.), reproductive problems (i.e. ovarian cysts), or side effects caused by treatment (i.e. chemotherapy). Others may look to fertility preservation to prolong or defer their ability to conceive for a variety of reasons such as concerns about age, carrier, lack of a life partner, or a family history of early menopause.

Regardless of the causes of infertility, cryopreservation and cryostorage are advances in the medical field that allow patients another attempt at having a family, an option that is priceless to many who have practically given up on raising children. Fertility preservation treatments must be tailored to the individual circumstances and integrated with the treatment regimen. Close coordination between the treating physician and the reproductive endocrinologist is the key to preserving family-building options for infertile patients.

The Blossom Fertility and IVF Centre based in Surat, Gujarat, India offers advanced reproductive technologies specific to fertility preservation that include egg freezing (oocyte cryopreservation), ovarian tissue harvesting, embryo freezing or sperm banking. The clinic also considers and has the facility for oocyte and ovarian tissue cryopreservation. Find new options for men and women to preserve their fertility with fertility specialists at http://www.blossomivfindia.com/fertility-treatments

Each patient is unique. The impact of a given treatment on fertility can vary and so can the time available before starting life saving treatments. Patient age, marital status, personal wishes, religious and cultural constraints and prognosis may all affect decision making. Fertility preservation treatments must be tailored to the individual circumstances and integrated with the treatment regimen. The treating physician, reproductive endocrinologist and the patient must work as a team before opting for fertility preservation options. If you are at risk for infertility from cancer treatment, it's important to take the time to think about the significance of parenting to you. Consider whether you want to be a parent some day. If so, think about whether having a child genetically related to you is important. Understanding how you feel about parenthood will help you decide whether to pursue preservation options or not.

Following treatment options for Fertility Preservation for women, men, and children are available.

FERTILITY PRESERVATION OPTIONS FOR WOMEN

Cryopreservation
Embryo Freezing
Egg Freezing (Ooctye cryopreservation)
Ovarian Tissue Cryopreservation - Option for Pre-Pubscent Girls
Ovarian Transportation - Option for Pre-Pubscent Girls

Learn in detail about female and male infertility, its treatment and all about different ART Procedures and preserving fertility at http://www.blossomivfindia.com/pages/fertility-preservation

FERTILITY PRESERVATION OPTIONS FOR MEN

Sperm Banking/ Cryopreservation
Testicular Sperm Extraction
Testicular Tissue Freezing - Option for Pre-Pubscent Boys
Radiation Shielding

Preserving Fertility In Children Diagnosed With Cancer

Parents of children diagnosed with cancer often do not think about Fertility Preservation. The majority of children treated for cancer can now expect to be cured. Recent advances in assisted reproduction have focused attention on the long-term fertility outcome for these survivors. While many of these procedures are still considered experimental, over the years the results will be encouraging. The advancements today are occurring at a rapid pace. In boys and girls testicular tissue and ovarian tissue can be preserved for future fertility options.

It is important that discussions regarding Fertility Preservation begin at diagnosis. The procedures listed above have varying risks and side effects. Some options may not be recommended for certain types of cancer or disease. There may also be treatments available that have a smaller risk of infertility. It is important to discuss these procedures with your physician and your insurance provider since they may be expensive and not covered by insurance.

The decision to pursue fertility treatment is never easy. That is why you need a fertility center with the proven ability to succeed – a trusted partner that delivers results to thousands of patients every year. The Blossom Fertility and IVF Centre is committed in helping parents achieve parenthood with the help of all the latest ART technology including IVF, ICSI, TESA, MESA, Assisted Hatching, Egg donation, sperm donation, egg and semen cryopreservation, Embryo freezing and Surrogacy. Our expertise in fertility treatment and cutting edge technology has helped majority of our patients achieve pregnancy.

If you are thinking about fertility preservation, you can visit our website at http://www.blossomivfindia.com/ or fix up an appointment with one of our fertility specialists at +91 261 2470444


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Mar24
Learn more about endometriosis at Indira IVF
Endometriosis is a painful, chronic disease that affects more than 176 million women (and their families) worldwide. It occurs when tissue like that which lines the uterus (tissue called the endometrium) is found outside the uterus -- usually in the abdomen on the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and ligaments that support the uterus; the area between the vagina and rectum; the outer surface of the uterus; and the lining of the pelvic cavity. Other sites for these endometrial growths may include the bladder, bowel, vagina, cervix, vulva, and in abdominal surgical scars. Less commonly they are found in the lung, arm, thigh, and other locations.

Endometriosis can cause painful periods, persistent pain in the pelvic area, infertility, and other symptoms. The symptoms can range from mild to severe. Treatment options include painkillers, hormone treatments, and surgery with laparoscope.

Learn in detail about the laparoscopic surgery treatment of endometriosis at http://indiraivf.com/services/laproscopy-hysteroscopy/

Endometriosis is difficult to understand and there are no specific causes which lead to endometriosis. Doctors do not know what causes endometriosis – there may be several causes. From a woman’s perspective, endometriosis is a disease surrounded by taboos, myths, delayed diagnosis, hit-and-miss treatments, and a lack of awareness, overlaid on a wide variety of symptoms that embody a stubborn, frustrating and for many, painfully chronic condition. It affects these women during the prime of their lives and through no personal failing in lifestyle choices. These women’s physical, mental, and social well-being is impacted by the disease, potentially affecting their ability to finish an education, maintain a career, with a consequent effect on their relationships, social activities, and in some cases fertility. About half of women with endometriosis will also suffer from pain associated with sexual intercourse.

These women’s access to timely diagnosis and treatment should not be impacted by the myths and misconceptions that are, unfortunately, prevailing at large.
Let’s discuss here the Myths, Misconceptions and the Facts about endometriosis.

1. Severe pain during period is normal. MYTH

The nature and intensity of the pain associated with endometriosis can vary. Pain might be intermittent or continuous in nature, usually occurring before and during menstruation, and during or after sexual activity. The location and level of pain may not always directly relate to the extent of visible endometrial growths. Some women with extensive visible endometrial growths may be entirely pain free, while others with a few small growths experience severe pain.
Even though attitudes towards women improved during the twentieth century, some of the old beliefs still linger unconsciously, and affect the medical profession’s attitudes towards women’s complaints, including period pain. As a result, while seeking help for their period pain, many women with endometriosis are told that their (severe) period pain is normal and is part of being a woman or it is in their head. Others are told that they have a low pain threshold, or are psychologically inadequate. Many women and girls do experience pain at the time of their period. However, severe pain that interferes with daily life is not normal, and is often due to the presence of an underlying condition, such as endometriosis. Any girl or woman with severe period pain should be investigated to determine the cause of her pain.

2. Endometriosis occurs exclusively in women of reproductive age. MYTH

3. Hormonal treatments cure endometriosis MYTH

4. Pregnancy cures endometriosis MYTH

5. Endometriosis means infertility MYTH

6. Hysterectomy cure endometriosis MYTH

Read the detailed article on Myths and Misconceptions prevailing in the society about endometriosis and educate yourself about the same at https://indiraivf.wordpress.com/2015/03/18/myths-about-endometriosis

No one is certain what causes endometriosis, although researchers believe that genetics, a dysfunctional immune system, hormones, and environmental factors may all play a part in it. According to the Endometriosis Foundation, a woman (or girl) with a mother who has endometriosis is seven times more likely to have the disease herself.

If you’ve suffered with endometriosis for any length of time, chances are you’ve had plenty of advice from people, and chances are that only few of them were helpful. One of the many problems with being an endometriosis sufferer is that people keep on giving opinions which they feel need to share with you despite the fact that at times they also does not know what they talk. At this point it is necessary to keep all old wives tales aside and seek the intervention of Endometriosis specialist. Educating yourself and others about endometriosis is an empowering endeavour and, if you suffer from endometriosis, a necessity. The more you know, the stronger you are, know the evidence, uncover the truth, and ignore the bullshit.

Indira IVF centre is the pioneer in providing affordable yet creditable infertility treatment to the common people for the first time in India. The clinic has the latest state-of-the-art infrastructure, advanced equipments and a pool of renowned physicians. We are deeply committed to provide all the primary and ancillary services related to your treatment under the same roof because we understand the significance of a concerted, meticulous and well-oiled network for your pregnancy success. With the advent of the cutting edge technology our OB-GYN specialists carry out Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy surgeries which are used to diagnose and cure certain female infertility conditions. Laparoscopy is done to determine the causes of infertility, symptoms like pelvic pain & abdominal pain and to check if there are any scar tissues or blockage in the fallopian tubes. The doctors use this technique to treat cysts, endometriosis and fibroids.

You can contact our team of fertility and infertility specialist at http://indiraivf.com or fix up an appointment to meet at 0 766 500 9965


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Mar11
Womb for Rent in India at Blossom IVF Centre in South Gujarat
Surrogacy is a form of assisted reproductive treatment (ART) in which a woman carries a child in her uterus on behalf of another person or couple. A surrogacy arrangement or surrogacy agreement is the carrying of a pregnancy for intended parents. A surrogate mother is someone who conceives, carries and gives birth to a child for another person or couple (intended parents or commissioning parents). The surrogate mother agrees to give the child to that person or couple after the birth. Intended parents may seek a surrogacy arrangement when either pregnancy is medically impossible or pregnancy risks present an unacceptable danger to the mother's health. Monetary compensation may or may not be involved in these arrangements. If the surrogate receives compensation beyond reimbursement of medical and other reasonable expenses, the arrangement is considered commercial surrogacy; otherwise, it is referred to as altruistic. The legality and costs of surrogacy vary widely between jurisdictions, sometimes resulting in interstate or international surrogacy arrangements.

There are two main types of surrogacy, gestational surrogacy and traditional surrogacy. In gestational surrogacy, the pregnancy results from the transfer of an embryo created by in vitro fertilization (IVF), in a manner so the resulting child is genetically unrelated to the surrogate. Gestational surrogates are also referred to as gestational carriers. In traditional surrogacy, the surrogate is impregnated naturally or artificially, but the resulting child is genetically related to the surrogate.

Learn in detail about what is surrogacy, surrogacy law and surrogacy cost at http://www.blossomivfindia.com/pages/gestational-surrogacy-india

Who can opt for surrogacy procedure?

Surrogacy may be appropriate, if you have a medical condition that makes it impossible or dangerous to achieve pregnancy & to give birth, which includes

• Absence or non-development of womb
• Recurrent IVF Failure (implantation failure) OR recurrent miscarriages
• Intrauterine adhesions
• Life threatening medical conditions involving heart, liver or blood diseases, in which pregnancy is contraindicated.

For any surrogacy arrangement there needs to be intended parents, surrogate mother, egg donor and the sperm donor as the case may be. If either of the parent is not able to contribute his sperm or her egg then the help of the donor will be taken. Surrogate mothers role is very important and crucial in the whole process of surrogacy. Due care and search must be taken before selecting a surrogate mother.

Surrogacy clinics in India have very meticulous and stringent criteria for choosing a surrogate. The surrogates have to meet certain conditions like

1. The surrogates are between the age of 21-35 years.

2. Indian Surrogates are married with previous normal deliveries and healthy babies.

3. Screened thoroughly for infectious diseases like Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, VDRL and genetic conditions. A complete investigation is done into the medical history, blood transfusion history of the surrogate, and her family’s medical history is examined. The surrogate must have a normal obstetric history (no miscarriages, no antenatal, intranatal and postnatal complications in previous pregnancies). A detailed pelvic sonography is done and other tests for uterine receptivity are done to ensure maximum chances of success.

4. Surrogates in India are screened for thalassemia, too.

5. Indian Surrogates are checked for any addictions or substance abuse.

Most of the surrogates are married and have children. However, for some exceptional cases, there are few who are widows and have children and are willing to do surrogacy. This is done on the requirement of certain clients whose country’s laws allow easier return of the baby with the intended parents if the child is born to a surrogate mother who is single.

Going for surrogacy is a very big decision. It involves lot of ethical, moral, and also financial issues. This is the reason you need to be very careful while taking a step ahead in choosing surrogates. The surrogacy is a very expensive process too. But for your knowledge there are also affordable surrogacy options available in many places. There are few countries where the cost of surrogacy is not that high as it is in some countries. So those who are willing to go for affordable surrogacy can think of surrogacy abroad.

India has become the top international surrogacy destination for couples and even single men and women who have not been able to have children through natural means. The success of the procedure in India, is greatly attributed to the cutting edge technology adopted by the fertility clinics in India, highly qualified fertility specialists, social acceptance of surrogacy, and low cost of surrogacy, all leading to India’s high success rate in gestational surrogacy.

Know from the couples who have opted for surrogacy themselves about their lifetime experience at http://www.blossomivfindia.com/pages/surrogacy-india

Commercial surrogacy is legal in India, as recognized by the Supreme Court of India in 2002. Now we can say that India is one among the emerging country as a leader in international surrogacy and fertility. Indian surrogates have been increasingly popular with fertile couples in industrialized nations because of the relatively low cost. Indian clinics are at the same time becoming more competitive. Surrogacy is cheaper in India than any other western world. Surrogacy is an expensive process and lots of monetary and emotional values will be attached to it. Hence before deciding to opt for surrogacy you need to take many considerations in mind so that the decision is not regrettable.

The cheaper availability of surrogates in India is attracting a lot of interest. While not just the ease of the rules but also cost that is incurred here is something that is quite tempting. Surrogacy programs in India are as successful as any other good program in the world, with strict screening of egg donors and confidentiality maintained. Low cost surrogacy in India makes it possible even for couples who are not super-rich, to start a family. Surrogacy abroad in India has become the favorite destinations for couples from USA, UK, Australia, Israel and other countries because of the low cost of surrogacy treatment and easy Indian laws relating to surrogacy.

BLOSSOM IVF CENTER for surrogacy Treatment understands that of all the things that you are worried about, there is one essential thing that matters most is GETTING RESULTS. With the most experienced & highly skilled infertility specialists, the most modern IVF laboratory with versatile in-house embryologists and the friendliest & helping co-staff, we are having maximum experience in doing international surrogacy amongst the IVF centers of south Gujarat. The two points which highlight our centre and mark us different from others are affordable rates and easy legal procedures. Blossom IVF Centre offers the most reasonable packages for whole surrogacy treatment and we have simplified procedure for legal formalities of agreements between center, surrogate & you by specially appointing attorney for the same. All our surrogate mothers share the same goal to give the gift of life to infertile couples and to give them the gift of parenthood. Blossom IVF Centre specializes in Gestational Surrogacy in India and offers its services to people of all nationalities to fulfill their dream of enjoying parenthood. We offer successful gestational surrogacy treatment options for patients from Australia, Canada, UK, USA and Africa and help them to have their own baby at the end of the whole surrogacy process.

Contact us today for Best infertility treatments like IVF, ICSI, IUI, IMSI, laser hatching, embryo preservation and surrogacy in Surat at http://www.blossomivfindia.com or at http://www.blossomivfindia.com/ivf and gather all information to attain happy parenthood.


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Jan30
Importance of Prenatal care during Pregnancy
Pregnancy is an ideal time to start taking really good care of you both physically and emotionally. If you follow the few simple guidelines, you will be having best chance of a problem-free pregnancy and a healthy baby. Becoming a mom is an exciting time, but it can also be daunting especially if you are expecting your first child. When you find you are expecting it is an exciting time for you and your loved ones! While your due date may seem a long way off, there are things that you should do immediately that can get your pregnancy and your baby off to a healthy start. At this time your mind will be filled with many questions as to what you should do now onwards for yours and baby’s health. Probably you will start looking for accurate information and resources so that you are well informed about pregnancy and make healthy choices right from the beginning.

Before starting pregnancy and planning for parenthood, stop your birth control a couple of months before you plan to start trying. The earlier you know you're pregnant, the sooner you can see your doctor to start prenatal care and make sure your eating, drinking, and other habits are as healthy as possible. On getting pregnant following are the questions that are eminent and seek an answer to it.

1. When can be the home pregnancy test to detect pregnancy is taken?

A pregnancy test, whether done at home or in the doctor's office, measures the hormone hCG (human chorionic gonadotropin) in your urine. This hormone becomes elevated during pregnancy and can be detected as early as the first day after a missed period if you do the test correctly. However, it is likely to be more accurate if you wait a few days or weeks after a missed period.

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2. When should I make an appointment with the doctor?

As soon as you find out you're pregnant, get in touch with your GP or a midwife or gynecologist to organise your antenatal care. Organising your care early means you'll get good advice for a healthy pregnancy right from the start. You'll also have plenty of time to organise any ultrasound scans and tests that you may need. If you have any medical concerns, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, or thyroid disease it is best that you take the appointment as soon as possible.

3. What should I do once I find out I'm pregnant?

The most important thing you can do is begin taking prenatal vitamins. In fact, if you are planning to become pregnant it is smart to start taking prenatal vitamins in advance. Prenatal vitamins contain important nutrients (i.e. folic acid and vitamin D) that can help with the early development of your baby. You should also start avoiding alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, stop smoking or other things that may be harmful to your baby.

Read complete article and Know in detail about Frequently Asked Questions About Pregnancy pregnancy at https://rupalhospital.wordpress.com/2015/01/20/frequently-asked-questions-about-pregnancy

Select a maternity home that is fully equipped with latest technology and has the capacity to meet any type of emergencies. If you are pregnant or thinking about starting your family, Rupal hospital for Women will be the best choice. Rupal Hospitals Gynaecology & Obstetrics Section has renowned female Doctors and each one of them is outstanding in their own field of expertise. We at Rupal Hospital are dedicated to providing the highest quality in women's health. The team of doctors is capable of handling every aspect of a woman's life and it has been a long one. It is the result of years of experience, knowledge, understanding and constant updating and effort. The maternity section is available round the clock. We have State of the art labor room along with facilities of electronic fetal heart monitoring during labor. Rupal Hospital has all means for instrumental deliveries and apparatus to deal with emergencies. We have fully equipped operation theatre for all obstetrics and gynaecology operations.

Rupal Hospital seeks to guide you through your pregnancy and birth, helping you to make choices that are safe and healthy for you and your baby. We understand that it’s important that you feel comfortable, confident and at ease during this journey of pregnancy, and that you have the support and information you need each step of the way. Visit our website at http://www.rupalhospital.com or at http://www.rupalhospital.com/gynaecology.html# or give us a call today to schedule an appointment with us.


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Jan11
Fertility treatments and the chance of having multiple pregnancies
Assisted reproduction technology is a safe and effective way to build a family. Having a multiple birth (twins, triplets or more) is the single greatest health risk associated with assisted reproductive fertility treatment. Females are delaying their motherhood nowadays. The number of women giving birth after turning 40 has risen steadily in recent years, with multiple births most likely amongst the over-45s. As per the office of the National Statistics, the number of multiple births to women over 40 has risen sharply in the last 30 years. These change is because of the fact that more and more women are becoming carrier oriented, they want to be emotionally and financially strong, have not found their perfect partner or are facing treatments for cancer or ovarian failure.

The aging of the egg supply has a powerful effect on the chances that an assisted reproductive technology (ART) procedure will result in pregnancy and a healthy baby. Women aged 40 or older may face problems in conceiving for the first time or after their previous delivery. Obvious reason is the quality of the egg and the number of eggs. As women gets older the number and quality of egg cells that are produced by the ovaries declines. As women wait longer to have children, more couples have fertility problems due to declining egg quality, and other issues that are more common in older women. Many couples end up needing advanced treatments such as IVF, in vitro fertilization to overcome this age related decline. Age related infertility and difficulty in conceiving can cause great emotional distress to couples.

In Vitro Fertilization treatment an option Available for Age Related Fertility Problems

IVF comes to the rescue of infertile couples facing age related problems. Many fertility doctors recommend that women over about the age of 38 that are infertile should have aggressive fertility treatments and proceed to in vitro fertilization sooner before fertility potential in her is lost. Older women often prefer to move on to IVF after a few IUI (Intra Uterine Insemination)s have failed.
Age Limit for In Vitro Fertilization

All clinics have an upper age limit after which they will not do IVF with the woman's own eggs. Most IVF centers will attempt IVF using the female partner's eggs until about age 43-45. There is not a substantial decline in success by age of the recipient woman with donor egg IVF. Donor Egg IVF in women’s up to 48 years is successful.

To know more about impact of age on motherhood, age related infertility treatments and the possibility of multiple pregnancies and its side effects on mother read the whole article at http://indiraivf.wordpress.com/2015/01/02/fertility-treatment-pregnancy-after-40/

Assisted reproduction can only partly compensate for age and age-related decline in fertility, thus a good fertility education and monitoring program would facilitate the early referral of people seeking help to conceive to fertility specialists. Indira Infertility Clinic based in Udaipur and Pune has helped countless couples navigate the often complicated journey of infertility and ultimately realize their dream of parenthood. We provide a wide range of assisted reproduction services to help people build families, including drug treatments to induce or regulate ovulation, surgery to clear blocked tubes or remove fibroids from the uterus, intrauterine insemination, in vitro fertilization, technologies like egg retrieval that help people preserve their fertility and counseling for infertility treatment. The team of infertility specialist at Indira IVf including young talented and aspiring Gynaecologist, Sonologist, Embryologist and Clinical staff is highly trained in all aspects of Reproductive technology. Our team believes in providing fertility education to infertile couples before starting the treatment. We educate and inform all pregnant women and those planning pregnancy, regardless of age, about the treatment and pros and cons of delaying motherhood. Doctors at Indira IVf take care that patients receive optimal care and support and the appropriate medical attention required to meet any needs that arise from becoming a mother.

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Toiletry chemicals linked to male infertility
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Causes of infertility or reproductive problems include disease and aging. Male infertility is as common as female infertility. Infertility or reproductive problems are often treatable with infertility drugs and high-tech procedures. A third of all cases of infertility involve problems solely with the male partner. Infertility in a man may be the sole reason that a couple can't conceive, or it may simply add to the difficulties caused by infertility in his partner. Early testing for male fertility can spare their partners a great deal of unnecessary discomfort and expense. It's also a good way to quickly narrow down potential problems.

Men can remain fertile for much longer than women. Even though male fertility also declines with age, it tends to happen gradually for men. While many men remain fertile into their 50s and beyond, the proportion of men with sperm disorders increases with age. The decline in male fertility is more gradual for men than women. The decline in male fertility can affect the health of the children they may go on to have.

While female age is well known to have negative effects on fertility, reproductive success and the health of offspring, the influence of male age on a couple's fertility has been largely neglected all over the world. It is well recognised that reduced sperm performance can affect pregnancy success, but it is less well known that the quality of the sperm, particularly DNA quality, could affect the development and health of the offspring. The consistency in its findings suggests that further awareness of the potential consequences of male age on reproductive outcomes is needed. The study also establishes that older males contribute to increased risk of obstetric complications, miscarriage, and offspring disorders such as autism, Down syndrome, epilepsy, and schizophrenia.

Male infertility is due to low sperm production, abnormal sperm function or blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm. Illnesses, injuries, chronic health problems, lifestyle choices and other factors can play a role in causing male infertility.

Lifestyle factors affect fertility. As most lifestyle factors can be modified, providing advice and support in making healthy lifestyle changes can promote fertility. The evidence relating to the effects on fertility of caffeine, alcohol consumption and smoking are discussed here. Recent Male Infertility study suggests some new facts which are must read and interesting for anyone trying to get pregnant or start creating family.

A prospective dad must consider his health as important in the journey of parenthood. The biggest cause of infertility in men is abnormal sperm. Sperm can be affected by lifestyle factors such as smoking, drinking alcohol and taking drugs.

1) Caffeine Consumption: Drinking too much coffee can radically reduce a man’s ability to father children, a study has found. Men who drank two or more cups of strong coffee a day had just a one in five chance of becoming fathers through IVF. However, for those who drank less than a cup, the chance of having a child rose to nearly 52%.

2) Alcohol: The studies also showed that men who drink around a pint and a half of beer a night could improve their fertility. The research found that men, who drank at least 22g of alcohol per day, or three units, were more than twice as likely to have children through IVF as those who abstained. Health experts say that moderate amounts of alcohol may reduce stress levels and that in turn help conception. The researchers say no definitive conclusions can be drawn about cause and effect, but young men should be advised that habitual high alcohol intake may affect their reproductive health.

High male caffeine consumption appears to reduce couples’ chance of achieving a clinical pregnancy, while male alcohol consumption appears to enhance their chances.

3) Smoking: Smoking tobacco decreases sperm size and movement and can damage the genetic makeup of sperm cells. It may also have a negative effect on seminal fluid (the fluid that is ejaculated along with sperm). It may take longer for your partner to become pregnant, particularly if you smoke heavily.

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Going to a doctor will help you determine the cause of any fertility problems you may have and give you a chance to talk to the doctor about what you can do to increase your chances of conceiving. Your doctor may refer you to a fertility specialist at a fertility clinic. Couples that are having difficulty getting pregnant may benefit from changing some lifestyle habits and taking help of fertility specialist in ascertaining the real cause of infertility.

Indira Infertility Clinic in Udaipur, has helped countless couples in achieving parenthood. As Indira IVF's Medical Director, Dr. Ajay is a highly skilled fertility specialist committed to patient advocacy with proven expertise in andrology. He brings extensive experience in assisted reproduction treatments like IVF, IUI, ICSI, MESA, TESA to the care of his patients. Apart from this team of doctors at Indira IVf also takes care of other factors contributing to infertility like unexplained infertility, increased age in men and women, lifestyle habits like alcohol, smoking, caffeine, overweight or underweight, sexually transmitted diseases, occupational or environmental factors and stress.

If you are experiencing infertility problems either due to PCOS, endometriosis, varicocele, abnormal sperm count, shape or motility, blocked fallopian tubes or increasing age or secondary infertility you can contact the doctors of Indira IVf at http://www.indiraivf.com/ or at http://www.indiraivf.com/services.html

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Monitor the Symptoms of Hormonal Imbalance
Hormones are the chemical messengers in the body that travel the bloodstream to the organs and tissues. They slowly work and affect many of the body's processes over time. Endocrine glands, which are special groups of cells, make hormones. There are many endocrine glands in the body with the main ones being the pituitary gland, thyroid, thymus, adrenal glands, and the pancreas. Hormones are dominant and it only requires a small amount of them to cause significant changes throughout the body. Both men and women produce hormones in the same areas with one exception, the sexual organs. Additional male hormones are produced in the testes while women's are produced in the ovaries.

When our hormones are working properly and in the right combinations, life is good. However, those same hormones that keep us happy and healthy can also cause emotional and physical distress if they are not in balance. Optimal hormone balance is critical to our physical and emotional well-being, as well as long-term protection against age-related concerns such as breast cancer, cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. Hormone testing is a valuable tool for achieving optimal hormone balance, as well as for maintaining that balance once it is achieved. The right balance of hormones is important for women of all ages.

To understand the hormones properly we should know that

1) Hormones have a profound effect on our everyday health and well-being.
2) Although present in only tiny amounts, hormones act on every cell of our body.
3) Hormones have individual effects, but also interact with each other to produce dramatic effects in the body; because of these interactions, they are able to trigger multiple body systems.
4) When any of the hormones are imbalanced, symptoms may occur. Imbalances are most common in puberty and menopause, but imbalances can happen at any age.
5) Several conditions are well known to be associated with hormonal imbalances including: polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), endometriosis, breast disease, and menstrual irregularities.
6) If hormone imbalance is left untreated it can result in serious medical conditions like diabetes.

Hormones exist in a very delicate balance, and are just one aspect of the many complex relationships present among our bodies nervous, endocrine, and immune systems. In addition, various factors such as diet, low blood sugar, stress, and sleep deficit can significantly affect both the function of the receptors and the levels of the plasma binding proteins, which subsequently affect the accuracy of hormone level measurements. As such, the accuracy of hormone testing is dependent upon many factors, some of which are within our control and some of which are not.

Testing Hormone Levels

Hormone balance is essential to good health for women of all ages. Unfortunately, the accuracy of the tests used to determine hormone levels varies widely. The major sex hormones to assess are estradiol, progesterone and testosterone. The main adrenal hormones are DHEA and cortisol. These five hormones will provide crucial information about deficiencies, excesses and daily patterns, which then result in a specifically tailored treatment approach. There is no single ideal method for assessment of hormones. Blood, saliva, and urine each have their advantages. Below are the types of tests that can be used to determine hormone levels:

Saliva Testing: saliva testing is the most accurate measurement of the body’s availability of the hormones Cortisol, DHEA, Estrogen, Progesterone, and Testosterone. Saliva testing is much more specific and correctly identifies the level of hormones at the cellular level, in contrast to a serum (blood) test, which measures the level of hormones circulating in the bloodstream. Saliva testing is not helpful, however, to monitor women who are taking hormones in a sublingual (drops or spray) or tans mucosal format. These forms of hormone delivery concentrate the hormones in the salivary glands and the resulting saliva levels are too high to be useful.

Serum or Blood Testing: Most serum tests define the normal range of hormones very broadly, which is a distinct disadvantage to their use. A blood (serum) test provides a direct assessment of circulating hormones. Most reported hormone values are “total”, including both free and bound hormones. Testosterone is the exception, being offered as “free” as well as total testosterone. Serum tests offer relatively accurate values with well-established reference ranges. However, reference ranges are often broad, reducing their clinical utility. Typically, serum estrogen measurements only include Estradiol (E2), although Estrone (E1) is also available.

Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH) Testing: FSH, another serum test, is frequently used to determine the hormonal status of premenopausal women who may complain of hot flashes, mood changes, or other symptoms. The FSH test should not be used as an accurate measure of sex steroid hormone production or as indication of reproductive status for most women, because the level of FSH fluctuates widely during the decade before menopause.

Urine Testing: 24-hour urine sample is most accurate because it provides a stable indicator of output not susceptible to the hour-to-hour fluctuations seen in serum or salivary measurements. Urine hormone testing is well-established in medical literature as a reliable method of assessing physiological hormone levels.

Some of the common imbalances identified through hormone testing include estrogen dominance, estrogen deficiency, progesterone deficiency, androgen (testosterone and DHEA) excess or deficiencies, adrenal dysfunction and adrenal fatigue.

Hormone balance is essential to good health for women of all ages. From PMS to menopause, these messengers of womanhood can affect your mood, your weight, your food cravings - even your desire for sex. For many women, it's smooth sailing, but for others, it's a shipwreck at every turn of the hormonal bend. Hormonal imbalance symptoms in women include Acne or oily skin, Bloating, Bone loss, Decreased fertility, Depression, Excess facial and body hair, Hot flashes, Heavy or painful periods, Irregular periods, Irritability, Loss of muscle mass, Loss of scalp hair, Low libido, Memory lapses, Mood swings, Nervousness, Night sweats, Poor concentration, Sleep disturbances, Tender or fibrocystic breasts, Urinary incontinence, Vaginal dryness, Weight gain, PMS, Early miscarriage, Anxiety, Insomnia, Cyclical headaches, infertility, Painful intercourse, Bladder infections, Lethargic, Puffiness and bloating, weight gain, Red flush on face, Weepiness, Cervical dysplasia (abnormal pap smear), Foggy thinking, Gallbladder problems, Ovarian cysts, Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), Hypoglycemia and/or unstable blood sugar, Mid-cycle pain, Debilitating fatigue, Brown spots on face and Intolerance to exercise.

There are a variety of hormonal abnormalities that can lead to infertility. Examples are hypothyroidism (low thyroid function), hyperprolactinemia (high male hormone levels) and luteal phase defect (low progesterone levels). Hormonal Imbalance is one of the leading cause of female infertility. The woman’s inability to ovulate and regulate hormone levels cause a production of too much or too less of one particular hormone. This hormonal imbalance is manifested by symptoms that are easily detected allowing for treatment to begin as soon as possible. These symptoms include irregular menstrual cycles, excessive bleeding or very little bleeding, abdominal and pelvic cramps, absence of menstrual period for stretches of time and excessive weight gain and loss.

The problems caused by hormonal imbalance that has connection with infertility includes

1) Glandular problems like thyroid, pituitary and hypothalamus glands problems. These glands are the primary glands that are responsible in creation and production of reproductive hormones.
2) Ovulatory disorder like overproduction of “Prolactin” which leads to disruption of hormonal levels.
3) Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) condition is marked by multiple growths of cysts in the ovaries, resulting in a hormonal imbalance and menstruation back flows.
4) Menopause in women often starts at the age of 40, if it comes earlier; it becomes a sure sign of infertility. Menopause is signaled by extreme mood swings, sleepiness, irregular menstruation and hot flashes.
5) Abnormal Cervical Mucus is a condition wherein the mucus lining the cervix and the uterus is not quite as it should be, With the low production of estrogen, the mucus becomes thick for sperm to pass or swim through.

Benefits of Proper Hormone Balance

Restoring hormone balance has been shown to have a beneficial effect on quality of life. Estrogen and progesterone therapies are believed to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, significantly protect from heart attack, and reduce the bone loss associated with osteoporosis. Treatment with bio identical progesterone and natural thyroid has been found to be effective in preventing miscarriages, solving some cases of infertility and helpful in treating menstrual difficulties, mood disorders, and PMS. Obtaining the proper hormone balance may help you avoid minor health irritations, as well as major health concerns, throughout the stages of your life.

Strength, energy, productivity and glowing health should be enjoyed throughout all the stages of a woman’s life, from girlhood through motherhood to old age. Diet, nutrition, exercise, and stress reduction are some of the basic changes women need to make in their lives in order to restore hormone balance. Some women may need hormone supplementation to help bring their bodies back into balance. Obtaining a basic understanding of our hormones will begin the process of restoring our body’s natural synchronization. Hormones have too much impact on our lives to ignore. Every aspect of our lifestyle can affect hormone balance and, just as importantly, hormone balance can profoundly influence every aspect of our lives.

The reproductive endocrinologist at Indira IVF will evaluate specific situations and perform tests in both the male and female partners to determine the cause of infertility. Specific treatment for hormonal infertility will be determined by Indira IVFs Hormonal Infertility experts based on: age, overall health, and medical history, cause of the disorder, tolerance for specific medications, procedures, or therapies, and expectations for the course of the hormonal disorder. Once a diagnosis is made, our Hormonal Infertility specialists will work with you to determine the course of treatment. Depending on the cause of hormonal infertility, there are many options to offer an infertile couple. The types of treatments may include medications, intrauterine insemination (IUI), surgery, assisted reproductive technology (ART), in vitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT), donor eggs, embryo cryopreservation and embryo adoption.

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What is Test Tube Baby or IVF? Test Tube Baby Treatment, Success Rates and Risk involved with Ivf.
Test tube baby is another name for IVF procedure, where sperm and eggs are collected, fertilized in the laboratory and the resulting healthy embryo is then transferred into the uterus. A test tube baby is the term that refers to a child that is conceived outside the woman's body. The process is referred to as "in vitro" (outside the body) fertilization. Here eggs are removed from the mother's ovary and incubated with sperm from the father. After fertilization, the "pre-embryos “are allowed to divide 2-4 times (in a "test tube", hence the name) and then returned to the mother's uterus where they can develop normally. Through these procedures, women with otherwise untreatable infertility problems have given birth to healthy babies. It is a method of assisted reproductive technology for treatment of infertility. With egg donation and IVF, women who are past their reproductive years or menopause can still become pregnant. Today, the process of in vitro fertilization is considered common and utilized by infertile couples around the world.

Today, thanks to the efforts of British Nobel Prize winners Dr. Patrick Steptoe and biologist Robert Edwards, who pioneered the procedure with the birth of first test tube baby Louis Brown, IVF is performed successfully around the world. Now, the procedure is so common that more than 5 million around the world have conceived babies through in vitro fertilization or IVF.

When is the option for Test tube baby recommended and to whom is IVF treatment recommended?

As we all know infertility is the failure on the part of the couple to conceive after 12 months of trying without the use of contraceptives. IVF is a complex procedure involving considerable personal and financial commitment, so other treatments are usually recommended first. It is advisable that before opting for ivf, infertile couple has tried less invasive treatment options including fertility drugs to increase production of eggs or intrauterine insemination — a procedure in which sperm are placed directly in your uterus near the time of ovulation. Occasionally, IVF is offered as a primary treatment for infertility in women over age 40. IVF can also be done if you have certain health conditions.

Ivf is usually recommended to infertile couples having blocked fallopian tubes, endometriosis, ovulation disorders, ovarian failure, the male partner has low sperm count, unexplained infertility or any other reason by which the fertilization which occurs in outer part of the fallopian tubes does not take place. Advanced reproductive age also plays a major role in deciding about ivf treatment. I.V.F. can also be the treatment of last resort in the case of problems like oligospermia, major cervical mucus hostility factors and certain cases of unexplained infertility.

What is the success rate of IVF?

The success rate of pregnancy associated with this treatment ranges between 15-30%. Therefore it is also not advisable to go in for IVF treatment without trying simpler treatment options first. IVF is a complex procedure involving considerable personal and financial commitment, so other treatments are usually recommended first. The success of the ivf treatment also depends on the age of women and the quality of the eggs. One of the reasons for the success is whether donor eggs are used or mothers eggs are used?

Although IVF has a high rate of success in helping couples to become pregnant, it has some disadvantages as well, including high costs, potential risks from fertility medications and invasive procedures used, as well as an increased rate of multiple gestation (i.e., twins or triplets). There may also be an increased risk of some pregnancy complications, such as preterm birth. Ectopic pregnancies can occur after IVF, although the risk is much lower than with other fertility therapies.
Women who are considering IVF should discuss the risks, benefits, and alternatives with their healthcare provider and partner before treatment begins. In most cases, several cycles of a less expensive and less invasive infertility treatment are recommended before considering IVF.

Every year, millions of couples try to conceive a child; unfortunately, many find that they cannot. The process to find out how and why they have infertility issues can be long and arduous. Before the invention of test tube baby treatment or ivf treatment women’s with Fallopian tube blockages (approximately twenty percent of infertile women) had no hope of becoming pregnant.

A woman's age must be considered. Older women feel additional pressure as they feel their biological clocks are ticking and time is running out. However, there is no upper age limit at which IVF should not be done, - and in fact, for older women, it might represent their only chance of success. It's not really the age of the woman, which is the limiting factor - it's the quality of her eggs.

All couples who are facing infertility issues and who are thinking of pursuing ivf must consider following tips for higher results and success.

For Women

1) No smoking or alcohol use as it can result in lower pregnancy rates and a greater risk of miscarriage.
2) No more than two caffeinated beverages per day.
3) Avoid change in diet or weight loss or fad diets during IVF cycle. A healthy well balanced diet works best.
4) Refrain from intercourse three to four days prior to egg retrieval and following embryo replacement until pregnancy determination is made.
5) Normal exercise may continue unless enlargement of your ovaries produces discomfort.
6) Avoid hot tubs or saunas.

For Men

1) Drugs, alcohol, and cigarette smoking should be avoided for three months prior to treatment and at all times during the ongoing IVF treatment cycle.
2) Sitting in hot tubs and saunas is not recommended. Even a single episode in the hot tub can adversely affect sperm function. Refrain from this for at least three months prior to treatment.
3) Abstain from intercourse for at least three days, but not more than seven days prior to collection of semen for egg collection and during treatment.
4) Fever greater than 100.4o one to two months prior to IVF treatment may adversely affect sperm quality. Consult your doctor immediately.

You may adopt this lifestyle changes and live healthy life. Ivf treatment is costly affair and one should consider all efforts possible before seeking this treatment.
Facing infertility is one of the most stressful situations one may encounter, emotionally, physically and of course, financially. At Indira Infertility Clinic and Research Centre doctors are aware of it and hence they work hand-in-hand with you to make every phase of the fertility treatment from diagnosis to end of IVF treatment - as predictable and comfortable as possible. The treatment offered is at very affordable price and economical. Indira IVF believes in Supporting Your Family Building Dreams with IVF. We provide state-of-the-art IVF treatment at affordable prices in a comfortable atmosphere. All the latest reproductive techniques including IUI, IVF, ICSI, Laser Assisted Hatching, Blastocyst Transfer, Sperm & Embryo Freezing, Donor Egg IVF and Embryo Adoption are available with us under one roof.

The team of fertility specialists includes talented and aspiring Gynecologist, Sonologist, Embryologist and Clinical staff who is highly trained in all aspects of Reproductive technology. They continuously work for the improvement of the IVF treatment program as per the need of their patients. The team at INDIRA IVF with their sincere effort, dedication and professional approach has been instrumental in achieving more than 2000 IVF pregnancies all across India in just 3 years. Our IVF success rates are high and we keep patients' stress levels low. We believe that the best patient is a well informed one, and that you are the most important person in our IVF clinic.

You can visit the clinic or fix up an appointment with our infertility specialist at http://www.indiraivf.com or you can call us on 0294-2412063


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