Q. How do I know that I am infertile: Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive for one year after having unprotected intercourse. The majority of women will get pregnant with 6 months of trying. If more than a year has passed there may be something wrong, we suggest consultation with a fertility specialist.If your age is above 36, then infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after 6 months of trying or more.

Q. Why this problem has occurred to us only: This usually is the first question that comes to the mind when you come to know getting pregnant is becoming difficult for you. Infertility is a tricky condition and there are variety of emotion associated with it.The stigma is that pregnancy should be easy and natural and these phases can cause couples to feel inadequate and frustrated with their situation.If you are not able to get pregnant, the problem may lie in your husband but you should be very clear in your mind that fault is not yours, you have not done anything wrong. This is just nature which is playing games with us. Dealing with emotions that infertility brings about can often lead couples to the blame game. They can blame themselves or their partner but the truth is that a blame game will only hurt your relationship at a time when you need to support each other at most. You should understand that this problem is for the couples and you both should support each other.

Q. How do we collect the semen sample for our procedure: A sample can be collected after abstaining for at least two days. The semen container must be sterile and this can be obtained at our centre. The sample can be collected at our centre or at home if you live within half an hour of our centre. Keep the sample at body tempreture and upright at body tempreture and upright during the transport to our centre.

Q. How long will ovarian stimulation process take: Generally the process takes 2-3 weeks. Most women need 11-12 days an average foe stimulation for IVF cycle.

Q. Will I feel bloated and have breast tenderness during this process: Some bloating and tenderness is common but if it is excessively painful you should consult your doctor.

Q. Do I have any lifestyle or diet restriction during this process: Light exercise, healthy fresh food, vitamins and rest is recommended. You should abstain alcohol and quit smoking and not take any harmful substance.

Q. I want to discuss my problem with somebody who can understand me, what should I do: Our centre has coordinators and counselors hearing and discussing your all problems. Please feel free to contact us anytime. Our consellors are specialist in infertility field and they will help you very efficiently in sailing you through all your problems. You can discuss on phone or send an email to us at ivfayushi@gmail.com

Q . Can I have intercourse during my treatment cycle: Yes , but you should abstain 2-3 days before egg retrieval and one week after embryo transfer.

Q. Can I take antibiotics and anti histamines: Yes, but tell your doctor that you are trying to get pregnant, so that your doctor can ensure that medications are safe in early pregnancy.You must inform your fertility consultant about the medicines you are taking if any.

Coping with Infertility: Infertility is perhaps one of the most stressful experiences a couple can go through. Coping with infertility always involves finding the strength within yourself and within your relationship to through this difficult period. Because of excessive emotional stress, it is very important to take care of your emotional well being.

Here are some important points about emotional aspects of the infertility.

Advice of your friends and family member: You will get lots of advice from your friends and relatives who come to know about your problem. Don’t worry it all happens in life, Try to relax, or go on vacations and you will get pregnant , are some advices you will get but your real good wisher will always suggest to get yourself examined by a fertility specialist to know the exact nature of your problem. Infact , when you come to know about your problem, you feel awkward, you withdraw from your partner and family people. You feel shy to disclose your problem even to your nearest person. But remember that twenty percent of all married couple are facing the same problem and you are not alone. Infertility is not a shame and you should communicate and discuss your feelings with your partner. Try to build a network of trusted family members and friends who can turn to when you are feeling down to your partner.

Fighting the stress: Infertility is going to give you a lot of mental stress so you should be prepared to fight the stress. While you are taking treatment. You should remember that stress is going to have a bad effect on your response to treatment, so you should keep calm and quiet, taking everything easy. Don’t overburden yourself with professional work. Keep some time free for you and your partner try to enjoy life. Take out time for travel and holidays.