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Category Archives: Unable to get Pregnant

  • What is Infertility

    Infertility is the inability to get pregnant after one whole year of trying. If the woman is older than 35, then six months of trying is considered sufficient to be considered infertile. Infertility is a fairly common problem especially with Indian women waiting for their careers to be launched successfully before taking on another important role. Infertility can be due to either the man or the woman and in some cases a combination of both. Continue Reading

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  • 4 Factors Affecting Fertility in Men

    Infertility in Men While infertility can be distressing for an Indian woman, men around the world view the ability to produce heirs as the ultimate sign of virility and India is no exception. Getting men to talk about their own infertility can be harder than pulling teeth but as in the case of everything else in Indian society, we have come a long way in addressing this issue. Unfortunately, there are still some men that Continue Reading

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  • 4 Factors Affecting Fertility in Women

    Infertility in Women In Indian society, the effects of infertility on a woman can be devastating. Women can be judged for how easily they conceive and how many children they can produce with their husband. Secondary infertility can be hard on women too as they are unable to conceive after the first pregnancy. What adds to the anguish that women experience is that this sensitive issue is often kept private. But increasing awareness and modern Continue Reading

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  • What is IVF

    IVF which is short for In vitro fertilization, has revolutionized fertility treatments and has made many couples that had given up all hope of becoming pregnant, the opportunity to become parents. Children from these procedures were referred to as test tube babies when the procedure first came around, but now with this term becoming a household word, everyone knows someone who has tried it or is about to. The truth is that infertility in India Continue Reading

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  • Miscarriage

    The loss of a foetus before the 20th week of pregnancy is a spontaneous abortion or miscarriage. This can be distressing but the fact remains that 50% of all pregnancies end in miscarriage. The woman rarely realizes that she conceived since early miscarriages seldom cause a missed period. Fewer than 15% of known pregnancies end in miscarriages. Among these, a fourth of them occur in the first three months after conception. Late miscarriages that occur Continue Reading

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  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    What is ectopic pregnancy In a normal pregnancy, the recently fertilized egg travels through the fallopian tube to the uterus where it will implant and begin its growth. However in an ectopic pregnancy, the fertilized egg attaches to a location besides the uterus; most often the fallopian tube. An ectopic pregnancy is also called a tubal pregnancy. There are also cases of ectopic pregnancy where the egg implants in the cervix or ovary, which can Continue Reading

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  • What is Pregnancy?

    Pregnancy is one of the top things on a newly married couple’s minds. At some point, they would like to start a family of their own. In simple terms, pregnancy is the phase where a mother carries the baby in her womb. In medical terms, pregnancy is the state of carrying the growing embryo in a woman’s uterus. It starts when the egg gets implanted in the uterus, and continues to grow in there until Continue Reading

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