Children born to HIV infected mothers

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The past decade has seen significant progress globally in the field of medicine concerning HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) and how to protect mother to child transmission of HIV. The use of several strategies and HIV medications before, during and after childbirth have reduced the rate of mother to child transmission of HIV, in many countries. […]

Trying to Conceive and Chickenpox

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Pregnancy is known to be one of the most challenging stages in a woman’s life. One has to go through many changes during pregnancy. There are also a number of things that one must keep in mind while trying to conceive. There are many infections that one can contact while trying to conceive. One of […]

Slow freezing or vitrification: which is the best?

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As the clock ticks by, the fertility of a woman decreases considerably. Just like every other organ, the ovaries too, age with time. By the time, a woman turns thirty-five, she has lost approximately a thousand eggs, as a result of her menstrual cycle each month. Roughly, around forty, she has only ten percent of […]

Results of egg freezing

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Mature Oocyte Cryopreservation or Egg freezing, is a procedure that is performed in order to preserve the reproductive potential of woman, so that it may be revived in the future. The Egg freezing procedure involves the harvesting of the eggs from the woman’s ovaries, freezing these unfertilised eggs and then storing them for future use. […]

What are the common reproductive problems in women?

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There are several problems related to the reproductive system that women suffer from. Some of the common reproductive problems in women are: 1. Vulva and Vaginal problems The inflammation of the vagina and vulva is called Vulvovaginitis. It is usually caused by irritation from soap or detergent. Inflammation also occurs if the hygiene is not […]

RECURRENT PREGNANCY LOSS – HOW TO RESOLVE?

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Pregnancy loss or miscarriages can be one of the toughest losses a person suffers from, a couple suffers from. While miscarriages are unfortunately not uncommon, multiple miscarriages can start feeling like a nightmare for those suffering from it. 15% of couples who get clinically pregnant suffer from spontaneous loss of a pregnancy. Clinical pregnancy is […]

Pregnancy Over 50

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With an increase in age, a woman’s fertility considerably decreases. By the age of thirty-five, approximately a thousand of her eggs are exhausted because of her menstrual cycle. By forty, she has only ten percent of her ovum left and the chances of complications and abnormalities are high; however, with close monitoring and care, a […]

Pregnancy After Age 40

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As a woman grows older, her fertility decreases. Her ovaries age and the quality of her eggs deteriorate. By the time she turns 35, she would have lost around 1000 eggs as a result of the menstrual cycle. By 40, only one tenth of her ovarian reserve is intact. Usually, conception is hard to occur […]

Treatment for epididymal cysts

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Before we dwell into details about the treatment process of epididymal cysts, let us first know about what is an epididymal cyst. And even before that, what is a cyst? A cyst is a small bulge which is filled with fluid and it can grow almost anywhere in the body. Epididymus is the name given […]