Author Archives: Ravi Sharma

About Ravi Sharma

Ravi sharma is a self-motivated, successful entrepreneur and has solid experience in fertility segment. He is a pharmacy graduate with MBA in marketing and has 14 years of rich experience in sales and marketing. His latest achievement includes successful launch of medical tourism company with the name of ARTbaby which offers treatment options for infertility, egg donation and surrogacy. He enjoys spending time with his family and witting on Surrogacy and egg donation.

Fertility and social issues

Unprotected intercourse for over a year does not help to conceive is considered infertility. Worldwide almost 10% population are suffering from infertility in their reproductive age. Sperm, oocyte, uterus, fallopian tube, and ovaries need to be healthy for a natural conception. A healthy couple has a 15% probability per cycle to conceive naturally. Usually, couples … Read More

Mitochondrial replacement therapy

Mitochondrial replacement therapy (MRT) is a novel practice of reproductive in-vitro fertilization (IVF). The principle of MRT is to replace the abnormal mitochondrial DNA (mt-DNA) from the affected women with the donor’s healthy one. Mitochondrial disorders cause life-threatening effects on the offspring of the deceased parents.  The defective mitochondria-associated diseases lead to heart, lungs, kidney, … Read More

Can you do IVF after c section?

Currently, cesarean deliveries (CD) are common. Many couples electively choose C-section to deliver their child. However, cesarean deliveries have some possible complications like uterine or pelvic scarring, abnormalities placenta, and uterine rupture. Consequences of these lead to difficulty to conceive in the future. If the complications are serious, then such couples often require assisted reproductive … Read More

Mental health and fertility

Infertile couples often silently struggle. But anxiety, depression, isolation, and loss of control are common outcomes of such struggles. It has been estimated that 1 in 8 couples or 12% of women have mental distress to get pregnant or sustain their pregnancy.  Psychological vulnerability among infertile women is increasing because the majority of them face … Read More

IVF success rate

IVF is one of the most common assisted reproduction technology used as fertility treatment. The success rate is an important factor in decision-making. Therefore, every year,  IVF centers reported their success rate to the country-specific health and reproductive authority. The IVF success rate is calculated by comparing the number of procedures conducted or embryo transfers … Read More

Possible IVF side-effects?

IVF-associated possible side effect awareness always helps the patient in decision-making for treatment. Following are some possible side-effects that may occur because of IVF. Medication side effects Different medications require administering during the IVF treatment. Most of these medications have mild to severe side effects that include Irritability or feeling depressedHot flushes Restlessness Headaches Ovarian … Read More