Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) – Causes & Symptoms
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome PCOS is commonly an endocrine disorder among women of reproductive age. PCOS is also a common but treatable cause of infertility.
It is majorly due to the hormonal imbalance which causes problem in the ovaries. Generally the ovaries produce eggs that are released every month alternately resulting in a healthy menstrual cycle. But in the females with PCOS the egg development is not normal. It is not released during ovulation as it should be. It causes missed or irregular menstrual cycle.
IVF – Boy or Girl Breaking the Myth
Modern age is here! All of us talk about the advancements technically, developmentally and economically. But are we advanced socially? We talk about gender equality, but a bigger question has to be asked! Do we believe that?
The answer is NO. Although, our society has upgraded their statuses and the way of living but somewhere the perception or we should say the desire to have a male child still prevails.
Know all about your Ovarian Reserve/ Fertility Potential
Ovarian reserve in simple terms means fertility potential. Ovarian reserve is a terminology used to determine the capacity of the ovary to produce eggs. It is the evaluation of the quantity of the remaining oocytes in the ovary. It can be further classified as normal and diminished ovarian reserve. Normal ovarian reserve is when women respond well to fertility medications and vice versa for diminished ovarian reserve.
The miracle called "IVF"– Pregnancy in a lady who never had periods
Robert Edwards was awarded the Nobel Prize for his work on the development of In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). His achievements have made it possible to treat infertility, and it is indeed a miracle for many who are unable to conceive naturally. Once we witnessed such a near-miracle where the young girl and her family still finds it difficult to believe that she became pregnant. A 22 year old girl named Srishti (name changed), residing in Kurukshetra, never had her periods until she was 18 years old. Her worried mother took her
Test Tube Baby Center in Delhi
A 55 years old lady, para 1 with no living issue was desperate to have her own baby. Despite extensive counselling regarding the risk to her life, the complications that could arise during pregnancy, and the problems of bringing up a baby later, she was not willing for surrogacy or adoption. The social stigma attached to infertility in India was probably the reason she was not willing for anyother option. She was postmenopausal for the last 8 years and had no history of postmenopausal bleeding. There were no other medical problems which would otherwise contraindicate pregnancy.