What Happens After Embryo Transfer?

Embryo Transfer

There is a lot of planning involved during the IVF treatment process, depending on your requirements. The best treatment options are recommended based on various factors that can influence your chances of getting pregnant. After the egg retrieval process of the IVF process, the final step is embryo transfer. This usually takes place 2–5 days […]

Why does sperm count matter if all it takes is 1 sperm to fertilise an egg?

Sperm to fertilise an egg

There is a misconception that for a single sperm to fertilize an egg, it is a guaranteed and easy process. However, if we talk about the actual sperm journey to the egg, it will bring into perspective how even with millions of sperm (40-150 million approx.) produced in a single ejaculation, there are limiting factors […]

What are the common pregnancy symptoms after ICSI?

ICSI

The weeks post any fertility treatment can be unnerving if you do not know what to expect. Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) is a form of IVF treatment used to treat severe male-related infertility. The main difference in this procedure involves directly injecting a single sperm into the egg for fertilization, instead of using multiple as […]

Air Pollution and Its Effects During Pregnancy

Air Pollution

What is air pollution? Air pollution refers to the high-levels of harmful substances emitted into the environment, affecting the quality of air. Approximately 92% of the world’s population is affected by dangerous levels of air pollution, which can increase the risk of cardiovascular damage, respiratory problems, nervous system diseases, skin irritation, and other harmful conditions. […]

Recurrent Miscarriage — Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Recurrent Miscarriage

Did you know that approximately 15% of pregnancies end in a miscarriage? Miscarriages usually occur in the first trimester, and some women experience more than one, known as recurrent miscarriage. Well, it is fine to have one spontaneous miscarriage as the cause may be because of a chromosomally abnormal fetus. But, in case, a woman […]

How can you promote a healthy pregnancy?

Healthy Pregnancy

Did you know, according to The Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 50,000 women suffer from severe pregnancy complications? Planning for a baby can be an exciting and happy time for couples. However, getting pregnant and maintaining a healthy pregnancy can come with its own set of worries. Highlighted below are some […]

What’s an Indian vegetarian diet plan for PCOS women?

PCOS

‘’Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.’’ With time, this old cliché has lost its essence and significance. Today, as soon as a person encounters some health illness, she immediately opts for a medication. It may prove beneficial for the short term, but a different approach is needed for a […]

Breast Self-Examination – 5 steps to check lumps and other breast changes

Over the years, there has been a constant debate on the importance of Breast Self-Examination. Does it help in detecting breast cancer early? Well, Breast Self Examination is a useful and essential screening process for women. It can also be used in combination with regular physical exams such as mammography, ultrasounds, MRI, etc. No doubt […]

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