Uterine Fibroids

Fibroids are solid, fleshy tumours of the uterus. They arise from the myometrium ( muscle layer of the uterus). Fibroids are extremely common in women of the reproductive period i.e. between 20-40 years of age and frequently cause no symptoms when they are small.  As they grow bigger in size they may cause ●     Increase …

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Breast Self Examination

Breast Self Examination  is a method by which every girl  becomes familiar with her own breasts, so that any new lump or change in shape and size of the breast is detected fast. It involves looking at your breasts in the mirror and palpating (feeling) them with your hand , once every month ( preferably …

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FAQs on IVF

So, what are the procedures involved in IVF?  First of all, the woman is given hormone injections to stimulate the ovaries to produce multiple eggs. This is done so that she has a better chance at fertilization of her eggs and typically takes about 2-3 weeks. Then, when the eggs are mature enough, they are …

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