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The Infertility Stigma

Infertility is a condition implying the incapability to conceive a child. As simple as it sounds, this word leaves a deeper scar on a woman’s life than one can imagine. The feeling of motherhood is undoubtedly one of the most special feelings a woman wants and having to know that she might have to remain […]

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Applications of Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) and Preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) for achieving pregnancy

Preimplantation genetic screening (PGS) In this procedure, embryos, which are created through In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)  are checked for chromosomal abnormalities before transferring them into a uterus.  Most of the miscarriages occur in the embryos carrying chromosomal abnormalities. To enhance the chances of a successful pregnancy, PGS is sometimes offered to people with recurrent pregnancy […]

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PCOS and its Adverse Effects on Fertility

PCOS or Polycystic ovarian syndrome is an endocrinal disorder which affects women in their reproductive years. It approximately affects 5-10% of young women and often leads to infertility. Women suffering from this condition experience irregular periods, abnormal hair growth, acne, and their ovaries might contain multiple small cysts. PCOS affects the reproductive organs of women […]

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How infertility affects mental health?

Parenthood is the happiest, and as well the most satisfying phase of every human, as kids complete a happy family. Few couples are affected by some degree of infertility due to various reasons. Infertility can affect the mental stability in men and women. Overwhelmingly the causes of infertility are physiological, exacerbated by the emotional and […]

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Difference between IUI and IVF

In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Intrauterine insemination (IUI) are the two most commonly used methods infertility treatment, that increase a couple’s chance of conceiving. Both IUI and IVF are effective treatments for infertile couples. The principal difference between the IUI and IVF treatment is that IVF involves ovarian stimulation, egg retrieval, fertilization, and transfer; and […]

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How long should women try to get pregnant before calling their doctors?

Infertility may affect anyone, irrespective of gender. The infertile condition can be divided into, primary and secondary infertility. When a couple is failing to have their first baby, the condition is known as primary infertility. Likewise, secondary infertility is when a couple has at least one child but failing to have another baby. But, when […]

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Things to know about Secondary Infertility

A couple’s inability to have a second child is usually termed as the Secondary Infertility, which is very common these days. It often happens with women who are in their 30s or mid-30s and trying to conceive after a long time, say six months or a year. Of course, there has been a lot of […]

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Lifestyle changes for correcting Hormonal Imbalance to avoid Infertility

Hormones are the chemical messengers that our body have. They are produced by the endocrine glands and travel through the blood to all organs and tissues. Our physical conditions and way of life affect our hormonal balance.  An imbalance in hormonal system may lead to infertility in most of the cases. Lifestyle changes, like avoiding […]

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What is IUI? How does it work?

Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is an infertility treatment that includes putting sperm inside the mother’s uterus to help fertilization. The objective of IUI is to increase both quality and quantity of sperms those reach the fallopian tubes and accordingly increase the chances of fertilization. IUI gives the sperms a head start, yet at the same time, […]

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Myths and Facts about Infertility

The fact that you cannot give birth to a child or are not able to conceive is just a physical inability for both the parents of you and your partner. It Infertility also causes a lot of stress, mental depression and sadness leading to even more strain on the hormone levels. But, of course, even […]

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