05 Nov

What is an irregular period-?

A period or menstruation is the part of the menstrual cycle where the endometrium which is the lining of the uterus is shed in the form of blood through the vagina. The normal length of a woman’s menstrual cycle is 28 days but it may vary from individual to individual. Irregular periods are the one where this length increases to 35 days or more. Irregular periods also called oligomenorrhea can occur due to a change in the contraception method, any hormonal imbalance – like during menopause or enduring exercises. Treatment for irregular periods during puberty and menopause is not required but if the periods are irregular during the reproductive years then a strict medical advice is required. read more

27 Sep

What is ovulation? Ovulation is a process of the female body releasing a mature egg from the ovaries. It usually happens about 14 days before the start of the period and carries up to a few days which are considered to be the most fertile days of your cycle. During ovulation the hormones that play a role in the eggs release are- Luteinizing hormone (LH), Progesterone and oestrogen. read more

10 Jul

Once a couple starts along with an IVF treatment, there are a lot of doubts and questions which goes through their minds during the same process. Still the main motive always remains to push the success rate of IVF process and this is where a lots of misconceptions and myths needs to be eliminated.

There are a lot of myths and facts related to IVF and other assisted reproductive techniques. There needs to be a proper understanding of these procedures to be clear enough about what’s right and what’s wrong. Read about a few myths explained by the fertility doctors in Mumbai: read more

20 May

What is AMH (Anti Mullerian Hormone):

AMH or Anti Mullerian hormone is secreted by the follicles in your body, which are responsible for creating the egg reserves. This hormone determines ovarian reserve in other words it defines the quantity but not the quality of follicles in the ovaries. The Anti-Mullerian hormone is closely related to the fertility issue and is of high importance who are trying to conceive. It is used as an ovarian reserve marker. read more

06 May

What is Low AMH: Anti Mullerian hormone or AMH is a hormone secreted by the granulose cells in the ovarian follicles which are responsible for creating the egg reserves. AMH production is highest in preantral and small antral stages of development.  Since AMH reflects the number of eggs that are maturing in the ovaries on their way to ovulation, AMH levels are strong indicators of a woman’s ovarian reserve- the ability of ovaries to produce good quality eggs. The higher level of AMH denotes that the woman has more number of eggs. AMH levels can be tested by a simple blood test. read more

10 Apr

IVF cost in India- It is not the same for all

IVF cost depends totally on infertility status, there can be someone who needs two cycles to be able to have a positive result whereas you might be fortunate enough for one cycle only. Or sometimes the problem can be solved by a normal laparoscopic procedure. read more

08 Mar

Just when you think you are ready to have a baby and that it would be easy- and your own body betrays you, certainly the biggest challenge!

Motherhood is one of the most joyful experiences in a woman’s life. Where some get to experience it without much of a hassle, some have to really go through a tough phase to actually be a mother! read more

12 Oct

It is a very common thing these days, if you get to hear that a couple is unable to conceive a baby naturally. Blame the modern lifestyle or any other factor but this has become the recent talk of the town!

Thanks to the advancements and technologies that even this has a solution and an effective one – ‘Assisted Reproductive techniques’! read more