If a gynaecologist is asking a patient to get pregnant in order to treat endometriosis, it is a red flag, says Dr. Abhishek Mangeshikar, a Mumbai-based endometriosis excisional specialist at the Indian Centre for Endometriosis. He says it is one of the biggest myths about … [Read more...] about How does endometriosis impact fertility?
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) does not involve manipulation of genes, and couples should only consider it if they believe that its benefits outweigh its risks, says infertility specialist, gynaecologist and obstetrician Dr. Arockia Virgin Fernando. It has been more than four … [Read more...] about Considering IVF? Here’s what you should know about the risks
In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) gives a lot of hope to couples who want to have their own children but cannot conceive. However, the treatment can be stressful and it can take a physical and emotional toll on women. The injectable hormones which are a part of IVF treatment can … [Read more...] about IVF: Infertility specialist talks about the success rate, mental stress, and exhaustion
Infertility can be a difficult issue to grapple with, especially for women who have to bear the brunt of the stigma that is associated with it. For couples who cannot conceive naturally, there are options like adoption or assisted reproduction. However, even when couples decide … [Read more...] about Assisted Reproduction: Infertility specialist talks about IUI, IVF, and ICSI
Infertility specialist, gynaecologist, and obstetrician Dr. Arockia Virgin Fernando (Consultant with Practo) says when couples are unable to have children, both men and women need to be evaluated. This is being ignored in India, especially in the rural or semi-urban setups. … [Read more...] about Infertility shouldn’t be seen just as a women’s issue