The process where a fertilized embryo moves through the fallopian tube and attaches to the wall of the uterus is called implantation. The developing fetus gets nutrients and oxygen from the mother's body through the placenta.

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My egg quality is poor. Can I get grade-A embryos from IVF?

Query: Hello doctor, My wife is 33 years old. We had six IVF failures. Recently, she had undergone a third pick up cycle. Nine eggs were retrieved, out of which eight eggs were mature, five were fertilized and three embryos reach day 3 stage with two embryos grade A (eight cells) and one embryo grade B (s...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How are you doing today? I would like to put forth a few facts of IVF or embryology. 1. Your wife is in the perfect age for pregnancy. 19 to 35 years is the best age. 2. Her body weight is normal, so a hormonal imbalance is ruled out. 3. She has given nine eggs, whic...  Read Full »

Is Tranlok-E safe to take during pregnancy?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. I have checked my pregnancy test on the 8th of this month and my last LMP was on the 5th of last month. I have consulted the doctor, he confirmed my pregnancy and prescribed me capsule Gestafine 200 (Progesterone soft gelatin 200) one capsule per day for 15 d...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your query completely here. Tranlok-E (combination of Tranexamic acid and Ethamsylate) is an antifibrinolytic. They prevent the blood clot from breaking and hence helps in controlling bleeding. There are insufficient data regarding the safety of Tra...  Read Full »

I am worried about endometrial receptivity after I get a fully hatched embryo implanted. Kindly advise.

Query: Hello doctor, I have had secondary infertility for two years. I have a child who was born six years ago by cesarean. I did not have issues conceiving her. We started trying for the second baby four years back. I conceived within a month of trying. It was an ectopic pregnancy in my right tube and wa...  Read Full »

Dr. Uzma Arqam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. Many factors are involved in the natural conception process, which sometimes go wrong if the treatment goes wrong. I suggest you to go for complete treatment for any of your health issues. It would help if you had a balanced diet, weight, ...  Read Full »

What could be the reason for no ovulation, and how to treat it?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been taking Clomid since early this year. I started with 50 mg and there was no ovulation. So, then I took 100 mg and again no ovulation. Now, I am on 150 mg and according to the OPK, I ovulated on the 17th. I know this sounds crazy, but I feel different. I have a pulling pain ...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to How are you doing? As you mentioned, it is too early to diagnose pregnancy even in the blood. Had you ovulated on the 17th as you say, it would have reached the tube on that day. Let us say, the sperm too had reached at the same time and formed an embryo, it would stay...  Read Full »

I am not sure if I had withdrawal bleeding or implantation bleeding. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am confused about whether this is withdrawal bleeding or implantation bleeding. My last period started last month, and I had unprotected sex on the eighth and ninth day after the period. I took an emergency pill on the morning of the second day of sex. From the second week of this mont...  Read Full »

Dr. Ahmed Amdihun Essa

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 1. I have seen your query about bleeding in the middle of your period. You have a regular 30 days cycle which means your ovulation day is on the 16th day of the period. 2. Your last period was before two months, which makes the next ovulation day on the first week of t...  Read Full »

Can late implantation cause miscarriage?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 37-year-old female and have two kids. I have two questions. The first one is about taking herbal supplements in early pregnancy. I take several herbal supplements, some of which several times a day. I just found out I am about five and a half weeks pregnant. However, I have been t...  Read Full »

Dr. Reetika

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I fully understand your concern and will surely help you. I appreciate your in-depth knowledge of the subject. For the first part of the question, you are correct up to a certain extent, cinnamon and dong Quai affect the flow of blood to the uterus, and that may ca...  Read Full »

How to calculate the period when I will ovulate?

Query: Hi doctor, If my period ends on the 9th of the month,  when do I ovulate for me to get pregnant? I think I am having unprotected sex at the wrong time. I do not know the right time. My period always skips two days each month. I am also taking prenatal vitamins to help me get pregnant  Read Full »

Dr. Naik Sharmila Shashikant

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are many important factors for a pregnancy to get established, like a favourable endometrium along with not only the proper timing of coitus. Also, prenatal vitamins will prevent any congenital disabilities in the baby and do not help to get pregnant. Do continue...  Read Full »

What are the chances of implantation after 14 days of conception?

Query: Hello doctor, Is it possible for implantation to take place after 14 days of conception? I had flow on the exact date of my period for three days, but it was lighter. I used three sanitary pads. But next month I missed my period. I do not have any pregnancy symptoms. My TSH is 10.5. Kindly help.  Read Full »

Dr. Donalyn S. Barcial

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Usually, it would take seven to ten days before implantation happens. The fertilized egg (conception day) will have to develop first into blastocyst stage and travel down to implantation site. The actual duration cannot be exact, but it may extend to two to four days...  Read Full »

Is Unwanted-72 effective when taken an hour after unprotected sex?

Query: Hi doctor, My wife had Unwanted-72 an hour after unprotected sex. Would it protect her from an unwanted pregnancy?  Read Full »

Dr. Shubhadeep Bhattacharjee

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Even the emergency pills like Unwanted-72 carry a failure rate of 1 %. So, please ensure she take a urine pregnancy test if she misses a period. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist online -->  Read Full »

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