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Blastocyst
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Blastocyst

WHAT IS A BLASTOCYST? In standard IVF, embryos are grown under very strictly controlled conditions in the laboratory for two or three days. They are then transferred into the women’s uterus (womb) at this four to eight cell stage and any additional embryos can be frozen for future use. However, lab advances have meant now...

Know about Hypothyroidism and Fertility
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Know about Hypothyroidism and Fertility

What is Thyroid and what does it do? The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the front of the neck which produces two thyroid hormones known as T3 and T4. There is a pituitary gland in the brain which releases Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH). This TSH regulates/controls the release of these thyroid hormones. These thyroid...

How Do I Know If I Have Adenomyosis?
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How Do I Know If I Have Adenomyosis?

Today we will discuss a condition seen in women called adenomyosis which is seen more commonly seen in older women. It is frequently not diagnosed properly and treated. What is adenomyosis? Adenomyosis is the presence of endometrial tissue (tissue like the lining of the womb) in the muscle wall of the uterus along with surrounding...

Some Myths about Endometriosis
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Some Myths about Endometriosis

Endometriosis occurs when tissue similar to the uterine lining (endometrium) grows outside the uterus, typically in the pelvis. This endometrial tissue causes changes that may lead to pain and infertility. There are a lot of misconceptions about endometriosis and here we demystify this disease. Severe period pain is normal Many women with severe pain during...

FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ENDOMETRIOSIS
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FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ENDOMETRIOSIS

What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is when tissue found outside the uterus that appears similar to the lining of the uterus (Endometrium). Endometriosis may grow on outside of your uterus, ovaries, and tubes and even on your bladder and intestines. How do you know if you have endometriosis? You may experience Pelvic pains Cramps Bloating Painful...

What is primary and secondary infertility?
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What is primary and secondary infertility?

What is infertility? Infertility is defined as the failure of a sexually active couple to conceive within a year if they are not using any contraception. World Health Organization (WHO) classifies it as a disease of the reproductive system.  So like any other disease, you need to take treatment for it. Are there different types...

How age affects fertility?
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How age affects fertility?

You may be thinking of planning a pregnancy or delaying the start of your family and wondering what will happen as your age increases, how it affects your fertility. Today we will discuss the same. NATURAL FERTILITY It has been seen in women that the natural fertility peaks between the ages of 20 & 24,...

Precautions to take after Embryo Transfer
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Precautions to take after Embryo Transfer

Congratulations!  This time after embryo transfer is both exciting as well as a stressful one for you. So we will discuss what precautions you need to take to improve your chances of success after embryo transfer. These instructions cover several things that are important to know following your embryo transfer. ACTIVITIES There is no good...

All about INTRAUTERINE INSEMINATION
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All about INTRAUTERINE INSEMINATION

What is IUI?  IUI is the procedure of artificial insemination by which concentrated and washed semen is placed inside the uterus via a thin plastic tube known as catheter at the time of ovulation. When is IUI done? IUI is a fertility treatment given to couples who have been trying to conceive with no success....

All you should know about OVULATION INDUCTION
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All you should know about OVULATION INDUCTION

What is Ovulation induction? Ovulation induction is stimulating the ovaries to produce eggs. In each menstrual cycle, in a woman with regular periods, one egg is produced and released from the ovary around the middle of the cycle. If this egg is fertilized by sperm in the tube and implants in the womb, then pregnancy...

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