April 11, 2018
Ovarian_Cyst

Ovarian Cysts

Ovarian cysts are small fluid-filled sacs that develop in a woman’s ovaries. Most cysts are harmless and remain without any symptoms, but some may cause complications […]
March 31, 2018

Embryo Freezing (Cryopreservation) in IVF | KJK Hospital,Trivandrum

Embryo cryopreservation is the process of freezing and storing embryos and is a part of most in-vitro fertilization process. The cryopreservation process has been in use […]
March 24, 2018
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Laparoscopy and Infertility

Laparoscopic Surgery, also called Key hole surgery, is a minimally invasive procedure in which small incisions are made to place a telescopic camera system into the […]
March 5, 2018
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Diabetes and Female Infertility

According to WHO estimates, more than 180 million people worldwide have diabetes. And this number is likely to be doubled by 2030. Type 1 diabetes which […]
February 28, 2018
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Diabetes and Male Infertility

Diabetes is a worldwide epidemic which requires consistent monitoring of diet, exercise and other lifestyle habits. While there is much awareness about the impact of diabetes […]
January 23, 2018
Embryo Freezing

Embryo Freezing (Embryo Cryopreservation) and its benefits

Embryo Freezing or Cryopreservation is generally performed as a component of infertility treatments like In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) and Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI). During a standard […]
January 20, 2018
Male Infertility

Causes of Male Infertility

To understand Male Infertility, we must first understand what is Infertility. If a couple is not able to conceive a child even though they had frequent […]
January 9, 2018

Obesity and Infertility

WHO definition of Obesity and Infertility According to World Health Organization (WHO), if the body mass index (BMI) equals to or is greater than 25kg/m2, it […]
December 13, 2017
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Uterine Fibroids

Uterine Fibroids, also known as leiomyomas, myomas or fibromas, are the most common benign tumors of the uterus. Most women have no symptoms. They range in […]
November 29, 2017
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Endometriosis – An Overview

Uterus in a women’s body is lined from inside with tissues called endometrium. During the regular menstrual cycles, these tissues build up, break down and shed […]
November 13, 2017
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In Vitro Fertilization (IVF)

In Vitro Fertilization or IVF is a process used to treat infertility where an egg is combined with sperm outside the body. After the eggs are fertilized outside the body, they are transferred in the woman’s uterus. Once the embryo implants in the woman’s uterus, normal course of pregnancy continues.
October 1, 2017

What is PCOS?

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, also known as PCOS is one of the prevalent reproductive disorders in women and among the leading causes of infertility globally. With about […]
September 15, 2017

What is Neonatology?

The term neonate is used to refer to newborn babies, or more specifically to babies who are less than four weeks old. This is a very critical age in the baby’s life when events like feeding patterns are established; it’s also the time when bonding between baby and parents begins and more importantly
September 1, 2017

What is an Assisted Hatching Procedure?

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a form of assisted reproduction technology that involves harvesting of eggs from the female’s ovary and combining it with sperms in a conducive liquid in the controlled environment of the lab. The fertilized egg or zygote is then allowed to grow in a culture medium for 4-6 days before transferring into the uterus of the female for the purpose of establishing a successful pregnancy.
August 1, 2017

Treatment Options for Female Infertility

Female infertility accounts for approximately one-third of all infertility cases amongst couples. It’s been estimated that there are 20 million childless couples in India currently with various types of infertility problems. Research has also shown that infertility problems are on the rise, with incidences going up by 20-30% in the last 5 years.
July 1, 2017

Preparing for a Cesarean Delivery

Cesarean section, also known as C-section refers to a surgical method of delivering the baby through the incision of the abdominal and uterine walls. This method was initially utilized to separate the fetus from a moribund mother but the method later evolved to resolve a variety of maternal and fetal complications that couldn’t be resolved through a normal vaginal delivery.
June 1, 2017

Detecting an Early Miscarriage

A miscarriage is that unfortunate state of affairs when a pregnancy gets spontaneously terminated before 20 weeks of gestation. If the termination occurs within the first 12-14 weeks, it’s called an early miscarriage and when it occurs by around the 20th week, it’s referred to as a late miscarriage.
May 24, 2017

Causes of Infertility in Women

The most common symptom of infertility is being unable to get pregnant even after 6 months of trying. When the reason for inability to conceive is due to female issues, it’s known as female infertility; such females may have normal, irregular or absent periods.