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Monday,20 September 2021

Diabetes and Its Impact on Fertility and Reproductive Health

Meet Anita – a type 2 diabetic who has been more than eager to become a mother. With India having the highest number of diabetics in the world, Anita’s story is not unlike some other women..........

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Friday,10 September 2021

An Indian Diet Plan to Promote IVF Success

Diets have evolved over the years. The elderly among us will recall the days when food had more taste, there were no preservatives or chemicals in the food they ate.........

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Monday,24 August 2021

Conceiving with Sperm and/or Egg Donors: 7 Things to Consider

Couples tend to have children later on in life and sometimes don’t realize that while they put off parenting, the fertility clock is ticking........

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Monday,16 August 2021

6 Ways to Maximize Pregnancy Success with IUI Treatment

Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) is one of the most commonly used techniques for couples who are experiencing difficulty in conceiving a child. It is a relatively easy........

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Monday,09 August 2021

IUI vs IVF: Which Treatment is Best?

Most couples undergoing infertility treatment may find it a conundrum to choose between Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) and In Vitro Fertilization (IVF). The decision........

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Saturday,31 July 2021

Room for Laughter: The Best IVF Treatment Memes

There’s magic in the air when people laugh! It is one of the best no-cost stress-busters around improving your mood and uplifting your spirits. A good, hearty........

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Tuesday, 27 July 2021

How to Get the Best Out of Your IVF Treatment

IVF is an exciting time for couples. There is joy as couples anticipate the birth of their own child at the end of the process. Many couples ask us what........

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Tuesday, 13 July 2021

Choose the Best Fertility Clinic in Pune

Xenith is the best choice you have in Pune for infertility issues. We don’t make that claim lightly without backing it up! Here’s why you will receive the best treatment at Xenith. At Xenith, we are. ......

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Monday, 05 July 2021

A Walk-Thru the 7-Step IVF Process

If you are considering IVF treatment, you might know a few things already. For instance, you probably know the basic idea of IVF – that an egg and sperm are united outside the uterus, in a test tube. ......

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Sunday, 27 June 2021

Women Health - Coping with Anxiety Amid Covid

“When will life get back to normal? Will life ever get back to normal? I can’t continue like this much longer.” These words are commonly expressed by women across the country.In India, over 2 million ......

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Monday, 21 June 2021

Celebrities Worldwide Who Chose IVF Treatment

It is a matter of pure delight to welcome home a bundle of joy. Truly the miracle of birth and reproduction remains a mystery to mankind, one that we will never be able to fully understand but will.........

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Friday, 11 June 2021

Is Your IVF Doctor Following Covid-19 Guidelines for Your IVF Treatment?

After the Government declaring Assisted Reproductive Technology as an essential service during the Covid-19 pandemic

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Thursday, 03 June 2021

Should You Have a Baby Using IVF Amid Covid

For most couples, having a baby is a deeply emotional and very important goal – one that does not have to put on hold because of the Covid-19 pandemic. There is no “best” time to have a baby.Fertility......

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Saturday, 29 May 2021

Private Fertility Clinics in Pune a Safer Option for IVF Couples

Good news! Fertility clinics have opened up being considered as essential services. In March 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) urged governments across the globe “to treat women’s reproductive.....

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Wednesday, 19 May 2021

IVF after 35: What You Should Know

Many women choose to get married after the age of 30. Many couples choose to have children after enjoying a few years of marriage as a couple. Perhaps these couples have crossed their mid-thirties .........

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Saturday, 08 May, 2021

Is the stigma of female infertility fading?

Maybe a witch has possessed her body or she has committed some sinful act in her past life – these are just a couple of misinformed narratives that surrounded women ......

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Friday, 30 April, 2021

Are you a good candidate for IVF treatment?

Assisted reproduction or In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) became a buzz word around forty years ago. Over the years, advanced research and technology has led to better methods with amazing outcomes......

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Wednesday, 21 April, 2021

Specializing in Challenging Infertility Cases

Couples sometimes come to our Xenith Advanced Fertility Clinic discouraged because they have undergone an IVF cycle or several IVF cycles elsewhere without success. They begin......

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Thrusday, 08 April, 2021

Xenith IG: Fertility and Age: Crunching the Numbers

Today fertility issues are on the rise in both men and women. About 1 in 7 couples find it difficult to conceive. Contrary to popular belief......

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Monday, 05 April, 2021

Men, is your diet killing your sperm?

It has been happening silently but surely. Over the past 40 years, sperm count has been gradually declining by 50% to 60% in men leading to a significant decline in men’s......

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Tuesday, 30 March, 2021

A Practical Guide for Couples after Embryo Transfer

Your embryo is now transferred in your womb. What a wonderful feeling! At the same time you may feel vulnerable and delicate as if too much of hurrying and scurrying could hurt the embryo that has just been transferred. What precautions......

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Saturday, 27 March, 2021

IVF Clinics in Pune: The Importance of Success Rates

One of the most important factors couples usually consider when choosing an IVF clinic is the IVF success rate of the clinic. Some of the IVF clinics claim success rates as high as 90% or above and some profess rates as low as 30% to 40%. Which ones are real? And why do success rates vary so significantly......

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Tuesday, 23 March, 2021

Factors to Consider for Choosing the Best IVF Clinic in Pune

Dipti and Deepak got married in 2019. They had their own separate careers and like all newly married couples they wanted to enjoy getting to know each other before being shackled with the joyful responsibilities of parenthood.. ....

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Tuesday, 16 March, 2021

Factors that Affect IVF Treatment Costs in Pune | Xenith Clinic

IVF is not as uncommon as you might think. According to statistics, infertility affects 1 in 7 couples and it is rising among couples. The rise in infertility could be due changing lifestyle choices. Being overweight or even underweight could impact fertility. More couples are now choosing to plan parenthood......

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Saturday, 20 February, 2021

IVF Treatment: How to Boost Chances of a Successful Pregnancy

Happy success stories! More than 8 million babies have been brought into this world by couples who had difficulty conceiving using Assisted reproductive techniques.. ....

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Thursday, 04 February, 2021

Can Cancer Affect Fertility? 6 Things You Should Know

Being handed out a diagnosis of cancer sets one off on a physical and emotional challenging road, especially at a younger age. Survival takes forefront and issues. ....

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Sunday, 31 January, 2021

Answers to Common Questions on Covid-19 and Fertility

Couples looking forward to having children were caught unawares when the Covid-19 pandemic hit early 2020. Lockdowns forced almost the entire world to be sheltered at home. Questions popped up in the minds of ......

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Monday, 25 January, 2021

A Guide To The Fertility Cycle – When Is The Best Time To Have Sex?

It is not surprising to see many a woman come to us not fully understanding the fertility cycle ....

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Thursday, 21 January, 2021

Will Taking Contraceptives Affect My Ability To Conceive?

When Sneha came to us she informed us that she had been on birth control pills for the last four years. After she and her husband, Rajeev, decided they wanted to start a family, they stopped using any kind of contraceptive. After actively trying to conceive for about six months Sneha was concerned ....

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Monday, 28 December, 2020

Food and Infertility: Is There a Link?

If you are a perfectly healthy couple and yet have not been blessed to see a positive ....

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Saturday, 07 November, 2020

Why Hysteroscopy is Essential Before IVF

The world has seen great advancements in Assisted Reproduction Technology. Hysteroscopy is one of them....

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Friday, 30 October, 2020

Is It Possible To Have Healthy Pregnancy At The Age Of 40 To 45?

Most women reach menopause around the age of 45, but that is not a conclusive indication...

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Friday, 23 October, 2020

What Causes Abdominal Pain During Periods?

The problem of lower abdomen pain is reported by many women. They are called menstrual cramps and this trouble is generally experienced just before and during the periods.

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Thursday, 15 October, 2020

How Many Embryos Should I Transfer?

The process of In-vitro Fertilization (IVF) treatment in Pune or any assisted fertility treatment for that matter, is not only sensitive but complex too.

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Friday, 09 October, 2020

How To Increase AMH Level And How Much Can It Vary In Normal Females

Anti-Müllerian Hormone (AMH) is produced in the reproductive tissues ...

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Tuesday, 29 September, 2020

How To Talk To Your Partner About Infertility

When a couple doesn't succeed in conceiving a child despite unprotected intercourse repeatedly, the partners naturally start worrying about fertility. ...

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Monday, 21 September, 2020

How Can You Get Rid Of Infertility Naturally?

The Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction in their survey has revealed that about 10 - 14 percent of the Indian population is affected by infertility and the infertility ...

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Firday, 18 September, 2020

How Hormonal Imbalance Affects Your Fertility

Normal healthy human being uses 50 hormones for regulating various body functions and systems, which primarily includes physical....

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Thursday, 10 September, 2020

Infertility Signs To Look Out For

The statistics pertaining to infertility reveals that one out of six couples are not able to conceive a child, in spite of unprotected intercourse, frequently. That means they are infertile. It is very stressful and frustrating for any couple and particularly in Indian society, ....

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Tuesday, 01 September, 2020

What you need to know about recurrent pregnancy loss

Cases of spontaneous pregnancy loss are commonly found in our society. On the other hand about 15% of pregnancies which are clinically recognized,...

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Friday, 28 August, 2020

Intrauterine Insemination: Is It The Right Fertility Procedure For Me?

When any couple seeks medical advice about getting help for infertility, ...

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Thursday, 20 August, 2020

Top IVF Question asked

This is the age of information and we get abundant information on every subject on the internet. Yet when it comes to getting a precise medical treatment; maybe for some serious disease or on some vital life-changing treatment about infertility, etc., ...

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Wednesday, 12 August, 2020

Michelle Obama Reveals Daughters Were Conceived By IVF

Women who suffer the miscarriage are averse...

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Monday, 03 August, 2020

Common Fertility Treatments

For any person, be it a man or woman, infertility is considered to be a sort of stigma. Particularly in the Indian subcontinent, infertility brings a sense of inferiority complex for any couple,...

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Monday, 20 July, 2020

Vitamin-D and its Effects on Fertility

Vitamin D gets produced in our body as an effect on sun exposure. This is the natural resource, but the intake of vitamin D ...

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Friday, 17 July, 2020

Pregnancy Tips For First Time Moms

Motherhood is an absolute pleasure and moment of immense pride for any woman. "The moment child is born, the mother is also born.

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Wednesday, 08 July, 2020

Natural ways to increase sperm count

Sperm is the reproductive substance in the male body. The word sperm originates from the Greek word sperma which means ʹseedʹ.

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Tuesday, 23 June, 2020

Self care while undergoing an IVF Treatment.

For those struggling with infertility, in vitro fertilization (IVF) can offer another option for becoming pregnant.

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Thursday, 11 June, 2020

Corona Virus Infection and Pregnancy

Are pregnant women more susceptible to the virus? Novel corona virus (SARS-COV-2)....

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Wednesday, 27 May, 2020

Age and Infertility

Fertility depends on age. It changes with age. As a natural phenomenon males and females come of age to become fertile in their teens, after puberty....

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Friday, 13 March, 2020

How to support your female partner through your fertility journey

The fertility journey is stressful for everyone...

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Monday, 02 March, 2020

Myths and Misconceptions Associated with IVF

IVF, arguably one of the most incredible breakthroughs of 20th century has proved to be the boon to the infertile partners....

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Tuesday, 25 February, 2020

How Lifestyle Affects Fertility

Survey has revealed that about 10-15 percent of married couples in India are facing fertility-related issues. Quite a startling number, which makes us ponder upon the lifestyle. At Xenith, headed by Dr. Mamta Dighe, ...

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Monday, 17 February, 2020

चाफा बोलेना...

सकाळपासून आई पहात होती. श्रुतीची नुसती चिडचिड चालली होती. कशात लक्ष लागत नव्हतं. टीव्ही समोर बसली तर नुसते चॅनेल बदलत बसली. हातातून पाण्याचा ग्लास पडून पाणी अंगावर सांडलं तर तिला रडूच फुटलं. मुसमुसत पाणी पुसत बसली. श्रुती खरं तर अगदी गुणी बाळ!

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Monday, 10 February, 2020

Fertility Specialist Vs Reproductive Endocrinologist

When it comes to seeking help for infertility issues, too much information is available at a click, right from the intimidating medical jargon such as...

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Tuesday, 28 January, 2020

बीज अंकुरे अंकुरे...

प्रवासाला जात असताना आपल्या अवती भोवती दिसणारी हिरवीगार शेती, डुलणारी कणसे पाहून आपले मन अगदी प्रसन्न होते. पण आपण हा विचार कधी केलाय का की चांगले पीक यायला जमीन सकस असावी लागते. योग्य वेळी तिची योग्य मशागत करावी लागते. तरच चांगले बीज अंकुरते आणि सकस पीक येते. ...

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Wednesday, 22 January, 2020

Can yoga help you get Pregnant?

While the benefits of yoga on fertility treatment outcomes are still being studied, what’s certain is yoga can help you manage the stress that often surrounds infertility treatment and can have a negative impact on it...

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Thursday, 12 December, 2019

Coping when everyone else is getting pregnant

They are at the park! They are in the mall! They are at a restaurant! They are everywhere you go! When you are struggling with infertility, it suddenly seems like everyone around you is getting pregnant, ...

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Monday, 01 October, 2019

Social Egg Freezing

What is the right age to get pregnant? If this is something that you wonder about, don’t you worry as you are not the only one wondering. Ideally a woman’s body is at its fertile peak between early 20’s to early 30’s and it reduces with increasing age. With men and women trying for socially....

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Wednesday, 18 September, 2019

Achieving parenthood with a balanced diet

The term “Diet” can also be defined as a balanced and wholesome meal, a meal that provides complete nutrition and satiety. We all are aware of the importance of diet for healthy living. However, many times its importance on Fertility is overlooked...

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Monday, 09 September, 2019

Counselling in Infertility

We all share a common desire to maintain healthy lives and deep fulfilling relationships. However, at different points in our lives, we come across situations which challenge our beliefs, our faith and sometimes negatively affect our self worth. It is in such situations that counselling ...

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Thursday, 29 August, 2019

The lesser-known side of becoming a father

Approximately 30 percent of infertility cases are due to sperm issues, also called male factor infertility. For most men there are no obvious signs and symptoms, and the news that their sperms are not top notch often comes as quite a shock. ...

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Monday, 19 August, 2019

Moving forward with the right steps

Trying for a baby is supposed to be a magnificent and exhilarating time, but for those struggling with infertility it is a rollercoaster of emotions. It becomes difficult to deal with simple daily tasks and to meet new people without being asked ...

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Wednesday, 07 August, 2019

With no exceptions, it’s all me

As I watch my patient, approaching me for consultancy on IVF treatment, break down while talking about her battle with infertility, I can see the emotional upheaval and feelings of low self worth generated in her. A high achiever, doing extremely well in her professional career, unable to accept her failure at a natural process which seems so simple...

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Monday, 13 July 2015

Declining Fertility

Infertility management can get very frustrating and not just for the patient, but even for the care giver. Many a times, inspite of putting in the best , success evades you. Its true that best laboratory practices, individualized treatment, skilled doctors and embryologists are imperative for a good success, but that too does not guarantee a successful pregnancy.

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Monday, 13 July 2015

The Doctor-Patient Connect

When I moved on from practising Obstetrics and Gynaecology, to being an Infertility and IVF specialist , and practising it exclusively , a lot of people were sceptical about the decision. I was making this move at the beginning of my career, unlike certain seniors , who had moved into full time and exclusive Infertility practice after initially establishing their Obstetrics and Gynaecology practice.

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May 6, 2016

A map to locate a good fertility specialist

Infertility is rising world over and with it the need to understand individual fertility potential. The need to see the right doctor to guide you through this thus becomes imperative. Looking for the right fertility specialist is no mean job. With the explosion of the digital world, the common tendency when you have a query today is to Google it.

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