Date :11/09/21

Do you have a good chance of getting pregnant with IVF?

Choosing to go for an IVF treatment is a big decision. You will have so many questions about the procedure, whether it will work out and whether the result will be good. You would like to know what your chances of success are before you take the first step. This information will give you an idea of what is involved and how quickly you can succeed. The procedure is done in stages. You will be given hormone injections to mature more than one egg. The mature eggs will be harvested and fertilized in a dish with your partner’s sperm. About 16-20 hours later the fertilized embryos will be

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Date :26/08/21

Does obesity affect fertility?

Fertility problems affect about one in seven couples. There are many known factors that lead to infertility and there are some that are unknown leading to unexplained infertility. One of the causes that increases the risk of infertility is obesity. Obesity in women. There have been numerous studies that have shown that obesity in women reduces their fertility. It has been proven to interfere with ovulation. Newer studies have also shown that obese women with normal ovulation may still face infertility due to their weight. Just how obesity affects fertility is not yet clear, but women wit

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Date :26/07/21

Why is there an increase in infertility?

45%. This is the percentage of people who suffer from infertility. If a couple has difficulty conceiving, it doesn’t automatically conclude that the woman has a problem. A couple could suffer from male, female or unexplained infertility issues. What are the causes of increasing infertility? Here is the answer. Age Putting off getting pregnant till the 30s is an important factor in rising infertility. Women experience a decrease in fertility after they cross 30 years. There is a decrease in the number of eggs and the quality of eggs as a woman ages. This will decrease chances of conc

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Date :26/07/21

Prenatal Care for a Healthy Baby

Pregnancy is one of the best times in your life. You are filled with joy and dreams of wonderful future with your healthy baby. Prenatal care gives you the chance to realise this dream. Prenatal care is the medical care you receive from conception to delivery. This includes all the check-ups you get with your doctor, the numerous tests and ultrasound scans you receive, the medicines and supplements that get prescribed and the counselling your receive from your doctor. Prenatal check-ups are crucial to keep you and your unborn baby healthy through the pregnancy till delivery. Everyone wants

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Date :22/07/21

Common myths about pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time filled with wonder and joy. It can also be confusing as every person has a piece of advice. You will be bombarded with so much information that it may be difficult to know truth from false beliefs. Let us help you here. As we check out the most common myths about pregnancy, we will also give you the facts to give you clarity. Check out the myths below. Myth 1 You will have to eat for two during pregnancy. Fact You definitely do not need to eat for two. On an average, women need to eat about 300 additional calories during pregnancy. This will vary from person to pe

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Date :29/06/21

How to prepare your body for IVF treatment?

If you have been unable to conceive naturally and have opted for IVF treatment, you may be filled with mixed emotions; hope that the procedure would be successful, fear about the procedure and how you will fare through it and anxiety about your future. While this is natural, you can help yourself overcome this emotional turmoil by focussing on what you can do to prepare your body for the IVF treatment. First get all your facts right. Talk to your fertility expert and get all your doubts cleared. When you have all the details and facts, your fear of the unknown will decrease. You will realise

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Date :24/06/21

Can infertility be cured?

Infertility is a condition that may be caused by many factors. A disease or condition is cured if the cause the problem is completely and permanently resolved. With infertility, the causes that lead to the condition may never completely go away. Certain issues will be for life, but most of the conditions can be managed or addressed successfully. There are multiple methods available now that can help you overcome the underlying condition for the duration of your treatment so that you can conceive and deliver your baby. So, even if some of the conditions may not be curable, most of them can be m

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Date :19/02/20

Management of ovarian cancer during pregnancy

The nine months of pregnancy can be an exciting part of a woman’s life. However, this could become challenging if diagnosed with cancer. Cancer that begins in the ovaries is known as ovarian cancer. Usually, surgery and chemotherapy would help treat ovarian cancer. Signs Abdominal bloating or swelling Sudden weight loss Discomfort in the pelvic area Changes in bowel habits Urinating frequently Quickly feeling full while eating Fatigue Back pain Heartburn Ovarian tumor while pregnant Generally, the ovarian masses found during pregnancy are not considered to be ma

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Date :11/12/19

Shelter the uterus

A laparoscopic hysterectomy is considered as a minimally invasive surgical procedure used to diagnose pelvic conditions, take biopsy samples, and to treat reproductive problems. The doctor will make small incisions near the belly button instead of larger cuts that are used for open surgery. A laparoscope is a thin, pliable surgical telescope with a camera at the end. Two or three small cuts are made near the lower abdomen and specialized instruments are inserted for the removal process.  Reasons to perform laparoscopic hysterectomy Mainly doctors would perform laparoscopic hysterectom

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Date :22/10/19

Lifestyle Changes To Improve The Quality And Quantity of The Sperm

Healthy sperm plays a vital role in increasing the chances of conception. Usually, the quality and quantity of the sperm are considered to determine the healthiness of the sperm. The sperm quality is determined by the number of sperms present in the seminal discharge during single ejaculation. The quality of the sperm is determined by various factors like sperm motility, sperm morphology, and the defect rate. Even though there are different medical treatments available to increase sperm health, The first essential step to be considered is lifestyle alteration.  The various lifestyle modi

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Date :02/09/19

How We At Guru Help Fight Azoospermia?

Studies show that 1 percent of all men in the general population have azoospermia or an absence of sperm in the ejaculate. Azoospermia is the reason for infertility among 1 in 15% of infertile men. However, thanks to modern technology and advanced medical treatments, which provide men with azoospermia the hope of conceiving a child.  Experts like Dr. Kalapana, a certified reproductive health care provider in association with Guru Multispecialty Hospital, Madurai, helps you to fight against azoospermia If you are struggling to conceive. With the help of treatments like surgery, sperm retr

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Date :22/02/19

What Are The Different Male Fertility Tests?

The reasons for infertility are many and range from genetic causes to everyday stress. The inability to have children is not always a case of infertility of the woman. The most common causes for infertility in men are problems connected with the quantity and quality of sperms.  Male infertility tests How do you get to know if your sperms are normal and functional? Medical historyAt a male infertility clinic, the doctors will first go through your medical history and medical records and have a detailed discussion with you. After this, the doctor might ask you to do one or more male infe

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Date :30/11/18

Different treatment options for female infertility (ART techniques)

There are a huge number of treatment options available to treat female infertility. With time technology is moving at a fast rate, thereby the treatment options are becoming more successful. Female infertility can be treated through different procedures. This completely depends on the nature of the problem and the medical history of the woman. Drugs, therapies and surgical process are prescribed to treat the root of the problem.   Reasons behind female infertility Before moving towards the treatment options, one must know what the general causes behind infertility are. PCOS, immunologi

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Date :14/11/18

Why Is IVF Good? And It’s Other Benefits

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is an assisted reproductive technology (ART) generally referred to as IVF. This is the most widely implemented ART procedure and has helped countless couples to realize their dreams of parenthood. IVF works by using a combination of medicines and surgical procedures to help sperm fertilize an egg, and help the fertilized egg implantation in the uterus. Generally, IVF is a four-step process that consists of ovulation induction, egg retrieval, fertilization in a laboratory, and embryo transfer to the mother's uterus. Infertility, the failure to conceive by na

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Date :04/08/18

Promote Healthy Pregnancy With A Healthy Diet And Exercise

A woman’s health is indispensable to the good health of her baby. It is needless to say that Pregnancy is the period that is nutritionally demanding for both mother and baby. Mothers who stay active and have a good frame of mind as well as following healthy diet together with essential prenatal care are less likely to have problems during pregnancy and more likely to successfully give birth to a healthy baby. All we’ve heard were stories about bad pregnancies, complications in conceiving, or how a child is an impediment in a woman’s life mostly if she is an employee who comm

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Date :26/06/2018

Pregnancy Hospitality Center in Madurai

Pregnancy is a beautiful phase in every couple’s life. It is not only special for the parents to be but also to the entire family. Everyone eagerly waits for the little one, who brings a season of joy and celebrations. Care is needed not only after the delivery but also during pregnancy i.e. during nine months when a woman is conceiving. A woman undergoes physical as well as emotional changes when she is pregnant and these changes are very fast. What she feels during pregnancy affects both the baby and mother. So a mother needs everyone’s attention and cares to adapt to the change

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Date :03/04/2018

Stay Away From Worries With Male Infertility Treatments

Having a baby or pregnancy is a most natural and overwhelming experience of any couple’s life but sometimes, it is not possible due to any type of problem in fertility process or reproductive part in any one of the partner. Male infertility is a condition that lowers the chances of a male to make his female partner pregnant. Generally, it relies on the quality and quantity of the sperm. There are no visible symptoms of male infertility, only medical tests are revealed about infertility. Infertility is a common problem in males and females. Guru Infertility centre is a well-known fertilit

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