Should I delay IVF treatment till I get the COVID-19 vaccine? A doctor answers IVF-related fears amidst the pandemic

IVF expert “Dr. Shivani Sachdev Gour” highlights the importance of observing safety precautions and getting vaccinated when you’re planning to go for IVF amidst Covid-19.

What we thought was the end was just the beginning. The deadly second wave of Covid which affected people more from the reproductive age group reaffirms that we will need to continue to live in a COVID-19 environment for the foreseeable future. As per ASRM (American Society of Reproductive Medicine), there is a need to ensure that essential medical care, including reproductive care, is provided while maximizing safety.

An essential protective tool in the pandemic is the Covid19 vaccine. The available options may not be 100 percent effective yet they are efficacious in reducing the severity of the disease and even preventing it.

There is no need to delay getting pregnant after the Covid 19 vaccination. So, you can go for IVF treatment immediately after the Covid-19 vaccination. It does not have any impact on fertility treatment. As per recent Government of India Guidelines, vaccines are safe even during pregnancy and in the pre-pregnancy period.

We know that the increasing age of the couples and increasing duration of infertility have a negative impact on the success rates of IVF treatment. So, you should follow all the safety precautions and start your IVF treatment. Always wear a mask, keep social distance, frequently wash your hands and sanities surfaces and objects like your mobile phone and bags.

IVF treatment involves a minor surgical procedure for egg retrieval. So, if you have been infected with Covid-19, you can start IVF treatment after 4 weeks if you were asymptomatic or only had mild non-respiratory symptoms. If you had respiratory symptoms like cough or breathlessness but did not need hospitalization then wait for 6 weeks at least? If you were hospitalized for Covid-19 infection then please wait for 8 to 10 weeks. If you have diabetes or are immunocompromised then wait for 8 to 10 weeks before starting IVF treatment. If you were admitted to an ICU due to Covid-19 infection then please wait for 12 weeks after recovery before you start IVF treatment.

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When Can a Patient Co For IVF Treatment Post Covid Vaccination?

RJ: On the occasion of World IVF Week, We have Dr Shivani Sachdev Gour director SCI  IVF Centre Delhi and Noida, who is a part of record making awareness activity in India and Asia Book of Records to spread awareness about IVF.

RJ: Doctor When can a patient co for IVF treatment post covid vaccination?

Dr:  There is no need to delay getting pregnant after covet19 vaccination so you can go for IVF treatment immediately or even during your covid 19 vaccination. Remember, it is a dead virus. It does not have any impact on fertility treatment and as per recent government of India guidelines. Vaccines are safe even during pregnancy and in the pre pregnancy period.

RJ: Issued in public interest by Zydus Healthcare Limited.

When Can a Patient Co For IVF Treatment Post Covid Vaccination? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5TsAcvc-cc

After How Long Can a Person Go for IVF Treatment If She Has Been Infected With Covid19

RJ: On the occasion of World IVF Week, We have Dr. Shivani Sachdev Gour, director SCI IVF Centre Delhi and Noida, who is a part of record-making awareness activity in India and Asia Book of Records to spread awareness about IVF.

RJ: Doctor, After how long can a person go for IVF treatment if she has been infected with Covid19?

Dr: If a person has been infected with covid19, they can start IVF treatment after four weeks, if they were asymptomatic. If you have had respiratory symptoms like cough or breath listeners but did not need hospitalization, then you should wait for six weeks. If you were hospitalized for Covid19, then please wait for 8 to 10 weeks before starting treatment. If you were admitted to ICU, then you should wait for at least 12 weeks after complete recovery before you start your treatment.

RJ: Issued in the public interest by Zydus Healthcare Limited.

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Dr Shivani Sachdev Gour was Live on HIT 95 FM

RJ: On the occasion of World IVF Week, We have Dr. Shivani Sachdev Gour director of SCI IVF Centre Delhi and Noida, who is a part of record-making awareness activity in India and Asia Book of Records to spread awareness about IVF. The doctor is it safe to go for IVF treatment post covid infection?

Dr: Yes, it is safe to go for IVF treatment post covid infection. You should wait till you have recovered completely and are no longer infectious and you have been reviewed by a doctor. We know that increasing age and increasing duration of infertility both have a negative impact on the success rates for treatment.

So you should follow all the safety precautions and start your treatment.

RJ: issued in the public interest by Zydus Healthcare Limited.

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Dr. Nupur Garg Answer to RJ (104 FM) about Infertility Issue

रेडियो जॉकी: जिनके साथ हम आईवीएफ के बारे में बात कर रहे हैं और, डॉक्टर आजकल इनफर्टिलिटी के मामले क्यों इतने बढ़ रहे हैं?

डॉ नुपुर: ये सही है की आजकल इनफर्टिलिटी की समस्या बहुत बढ़ गई है और इसके कुछ प्रमुख कारण हैं:

बढ़ती उम्र, पर्यावरण और बदलती जीवन शैली… जैसा कि हम सब देख रहे हैं आज कल महिला या पुरुष दोनो में ही शादी की उम्र बढ़ गई है और बढ़ती उम्र से अण्डों या शुक्राणु दोनो की गुणवत्ता में कमी आती है और प्रजनन क्षमता कमजोर होती है। 35 साल की उम्र के बाद महिलाओं में ये कमी बहुत तेजी से होती है और पुरुषो में 40 की उम्र के बाद।

दुसरा बहुत प्रमुख कारण जो देखा गया है वो है पर्यावरण। पर्यावरणन कारणों में खानपान में बढ़ती परिंशन और पेस्टिसाइड्स की मात्रा हमारे प्रजनन तंत्र पर बहुत ही गहरा प्रभाव डाल सकती है।

उसी तरह से बदलती जीवन शैली जैसे कि एक्सरसाइज न करना, नींद पूरी न होना, खराब पोषण, धूम्रपान और अत्यधिक शराब का सेवन, ये सभी प्रजनन क्षमता को कमजोर बनाता है और उस पर दुष्प्रभाव डालता है।

 

रेडियो जॉकी : डॉक्टर इनफर्टाइल कपल्स के लिए क्या ट्रीटमेंट ऑप्शंस अवेलेबल हैं?

डॉ नुपुर: इनफर्टिलिटी के उपचार से पहले उसका कारण जानना बहुत जरूरी होता है, क्योंकि उसी के अनुसार ट्रीटमेंट प्लान किया जाता है, कुछ मरीजों में हार्मोनल इम्बैलेंसेस होते हैं, जिस वजह से महिलाओं में ओव्यूलेशन में डिस्टर्बेंस होता है और पुरुषों में शुक्राणु की कमी हो सकती है, इसका इलाज दवाइयों द्वारा किया जाता है और जीवन शैली में परिवर्तन की सलाह दी जाती है- जैसे की रेगुलर एक्सरसाइज करना, अत्यधिक वजन है तो वजन कम करना, पौष्टिक आहार लेना; इन सभी चेंजेस से इम्प्रूवमेंट होता है और ज़्यादातर मरीज़ प्रेगनेंट होने में सफल होते हैं। जिन मरीजों में अन्य समस्याएं पाई जाती हैं या जिन मरीजों में जीवनशैली के परिवर्तन के बावजूद भी प्रेगनेंसी में सफलता नहीं मिलती है, ऐसे मरीजों में एडवांस तकनीक जैसी की आईयूआई या आईवीएफ का इस्तमाल उपचार के लिए किया है।

 

रेडियो जॉकी: थैंक यू डॉक्टर फॉर सच वैल्युएबल एडवाइस.

 

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Dr. Shivani Sachdev Gour Live on Zee News on Covid19: क्या मां के गर्भ में बच्चा कोरोना संक्रमित हो सकता है?

Dr. Shivani Sachdev Gour Live on Zee News on Covid19: क्या मां के गर्भ में बच्चा कोरोना संक्रमित हो सकता है ? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LlOXPmnwcE

Maximize Your Chances to Get Pregnant through Healthy Diet

Diet to Enhance FertilityAn old saying is “The Human Body is the best picture of the human soul”, and when you are trying to conceive a whole new life, why not takes some healthy diets to maximize your chances? In nature each substance is there to serve a particular purpose, so is for good fertility. Though fast food, unhealthy food, or an unbalanced diet is always evil for your body, there are some foods that are particularly not good for your fertility at all.

Diet to Enhance Fertility

Typically, fertility depends on the ability of egg productions in females and the number of sperm counts in males. If couples, who are willing to conceive include the following substances in their diet, it can do wonders for their fertility.

  1. Foods Containing Antioxidant

Antioxidants help to reduce the free radicals thus minimize the damage to the cells in your body including egg and sperm-producing cells. Antioxidants serve a special purpose such as Vitamin E increases sperm motility; Vitamin C maintains normal ovulation in women; Zinc regulates normal hormonal function, and Lignans maintains ovarian and uterine health in women and protest health in men.

  • Foods to Intake: Citrus fruits (Oranges, Lemon) and green vegetables (Capsicum, spinach, Broccoli) are the best sources of Vitamin C. Vegetable oils and Grains are rich in Vitamin E. Zinc can be consumed by Seafood, nuts, and milk. Sesame seeds and whole grains are the sources for Lignans.
  1. Foods Containing Omega 3

Omega 3fatty acids help in encouraging a healthy uterus in females and increases sperm quality in males. It also regulates hormones and pumps blood supply in the sexual organs thus increases fertility. It also helps in avoiding premature labor in a pregnant woman.

  • Foods to Intake: Apart from fish that is considered the best food for the Omega 3, walnuts and flax seeds are equally effective for a vegetarian’s needs.
  1. Foods Containing Fiber

Fibers are essential for balancing hormones in your body by eliminating unrequired hormones. It helps in metabolism and eliminates extra estrogen. It helps to keep a mandatory blood sugar level.

  • Foods to Intake: Whole grain, beans, fruits, vegetables, sweet potatoes, oats.
  1. Dairy Products with Full Fat

Full-fat dairy products provide calcium and essential fats that help in fertility and sustain the pregnancy.

  • Foods to Intake: Full cream milk, yogurt, cheese
  1. Multivitamins

Multivitamins containing folate and iron eliminate the risk of ovulatory infertility. But it should be taken in a limited amount, only after consulting a doctor. You can consult doctors in SCI IVF HOSPITAL – Fertility Clinic in Delhi.

Diet to Eliminate for Good Fertility

There are some items that must be excluded from the diet for good fertility.

  • Avoid excess carbs in your food. However, lower carb or refined carb food is essential to maintain a healthy weight.
  • Reduce caffeine intake, smoking, and excess alcohol.
  • Avoid high sugar drinks such as soft drinks or carbonated drinks.
  • Avoid high mercury fishes such as Tuna and swordfish.
  • Eliminate raw meat and processed food from your diet.

Along with a healthy diet, you must exercise daily. A healthy diet may not guarantee your possibility to conceive as it cannot cure any sexual organ damage. Even if you face any infertility issues, contact SCI IVF HOSPITAL – Best Infertility Clinic in Delhi NCR for further help.

Things you should consider before availing of Surrogacy

Surrogacy treatment is a unique technique involved called “in vitro fertilization” (IVF) which makes it possible to gather eggs from the mother and fertilize them with the sperm from the father and place the embryo into the uterus of a gestational surrogate. The surrogate then carries the baby until birth. To avail this treatment, you can consider Dr Shivani Sachdev Gour

There are basically two types of this Surrogacy practices prevailing in SCI IVF Hospital in Indian and are explained below:

  1. Traditional/ Natural/ Partial Surrogacy
  2. Gestational Surrogacy

What is the Medical Process of Surrogacy?

The Best Surrogacy Centre in Delhi follows the medical process where the surrogate becomes pregnant through a procedure called in vitro fertilization (IVF). An embryo will be created in the laboratory and transferred to the surrogate’s uterus, and she will not be genetically related to the child.

Further additional four steps are given that are performed by the best surrogacy clinic in Delhi by which you can understand the concept better:

  1. The clinics firsts ensure your health condition. You have to go through some medical psychological and social evaluations to ensure you meet all requirements of Surrogacy.
  2. Embryo transfer is the important part performed by the best surrogacy services in Delhi. In this process, the Embryo is first grown for five days and then the embryo is transferred using a catheter, which is inserted through the cervix into the uterus.
  3. In the third step you will be continuously monitored as after a week of the embryo transfer, you will return to the fertility clinic so the doctor can measure your pregnancy hormone levels. An HCG count of 50 or higher indicates a positive, stable pregnancy, and a count over 200 may indicate multiple pregnancies. You can get a Surrogacy center in Delhi that is always there to guide you.
  4. The last process is all about completing the six-week ultrasound cycle where you may be released to your own OB/GYN, or you may complete another ultrasound around 12 weeks before being released from the fertility clinic’s practice to your own OB/GYN. After this, you can start your parental Care.

Conclusion

In India, the population is high where you can avail the best Surrogacy Treatment. You can search the online media to avail all the information regarding Surrogacy treatment. The Surrogacy treatment is the best way for the parents to avail the experience of having their own child.

What are the advantages of hiring the best ivf doctor in Delhi?

One must do detailed research in order to get pregnant with the help of modern medical techniques efficiently and effectively. Your pressure to start a family can be replaced with preparations for welcoming the new member in the family if you choose the best IVF doctor in Delhi. The doctors are responsible enough to carefully carry the procedure of IVF and don’t let you down on your expectations. One should look out to hire the best IVF doctor in Delhi because of several reasons. Some of which are mentioned below.

  1. Knowledge about the latest medical techniques

The IVF doctors in Delhi are linked with hospitals or clinics. Before deciding to proceed with IVF under a specific doctor’s guidance, make sure that the medical Center is updated with the latest technologies and equipment. It is essential to understand the instruments used by the fertility center. The best IVF doctors in Delhi are aware of the latest techniques and technologies used for the treatment.

  1. Experience

Choosing a definite clinic is based on the doctor’s experience, which forms a very important factor to the lookout. The reviews from other patients and the years of experience in that field determine the best IVF doctors in Delhi. The success rate of the process of IVF is connected with the experience of the doctor. As IVF is regarded as sensitive as well as an expensive procedure, you must take the help of the best IVF specialist doctor in Delhi who is professional and capable of handling complications.

  1. Maintains clarity and transparency

The best Ivf doctors in Delhi will furnish you with the relevant details and clearance about the procedure. Maintaining transparency with the patients in each and every proceeding step in the treatment will prevent the patients from bringing high hope. The best IVF specialist doctor in Delhi will also discuss the financial expenses beforehand. There will be no extra charges at the last moment. Nevertheless, the cost of the treatment is financially exhausting without the surety of success. But hiring the best IVF doctor in Delhi can increase the chance of getting success in the IVF procedure.

  1. Hygiene

Sanitation and hygiene are crucial in every medical Center. The medical centers under the best doctors in Delhi are well maintained.  As the IVF procedure is very sensitive, bad hygiene and sanitation expose it to a high possibility of having an infection. An infection can interfere with the whole process and deplete its chance of having success.

It is extremely essential for the couple to not rush into the process rather take time in doing thorough research regarding the treatment. One should also be aware that the process will demand lots of financial and physical investment. Choosing the best IVF specialist in Delhi will help manage the overall pressure, making time for the couple to sit back and enjoy the journey towards parenthood. Carrying the child in your arms is a moment of extreme joy and hence the best clinics always make sure the moment is enjoyed by the couple as well as the entire family.

When should you go for ivf treatment in Delhi?

The original intention of IVF treatment is to treat women who are suffering because of tubal disease but IVF or in-vitro fertilization at the same time helps couples to overcome different types of infertility. For some conditions or diagnoses, such as the tubal factor, IVF is considered to be the first-line treatment. In other cases, in-vitro fertilization is recommended to couples only if the other simpler treatments fail. Let us read about some of the reasons which made couples opt for IVF treatment in Delhi.

  • Pelvic adhesions or damage to the fallopian tube

There are two options by which patients can be treated with significant pelvic adhesive or tubal damage disease. The first option is to repair the tubes surgically and either conceive naturally or by using any artificial insemination or IUI to conceive. In few cases, surgery is not considered to be a good option as it may result in difficulty of fixing the damaged tube or tubes surgically. It may also eventually result in high chances of ectopic pregnancy.

In such instances, there are fewer chances of success because of the surgical options, but there is also a second option of by-passing the tubes entirely by using the procedure of IVF. The best IVF doctor in Delhi will individualize the treatment plan for each patient or the couple at the IVF clinic in Delhi. In case one has tubal damage, they will also give you the information in detail about each of the options so that you can make your own choice.

  • Endometriosis

A patient can also opt for IVF treatment in Delhi the woman is suffering from endometriosis. According to recent reports, moderate to mild forms of endometriosis are treated effectively using both medical and surgical therapy. For several endometriosis stages, which also include endometriomas, in-vitro fertilization is considered the first line of treatment. It also offers the highest success rates of pregnancy. The best IVF doctor in Delhi always makes sure that the issue of endometriosis is treated with IVF, and the couple can start a family with the IVF treatment.

  • Male factor infertility

One of the significant advances in infertility treatment has been the men’s ability with the severe abnormalities of the sperm to achieve the process of fertilization if the egg and conceiving successfully. In-vitro fertilization, along with intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection, had made the couples who are suffering from abnormal sperm conceive who would otherwise be unable to conceive. This procedure helps the couple to start a new family.

The best IVF clinic in Delhi NCR has the latest technology and the updated pieces of machinery that enable couples to start a family by overcoming all the issues. The IVF process is very sensitive, and it requires the best clinic to make the procedure a success. There are many other issues apart from the ones mentioned earlier that can make the couple turn for IVF treatment in Delhi. All you need to do is research well before proceeding.