Marking the occasion of World IVF Day, SIMS Hospital, a leading multispecialty hospital in Chennai organised an awareness session for parents and kids. The event witnessed parents sharing their emotional journey of their childbirth and how it changed their lives. It was a fun filled event with 30 miracle kids, who were born at SIMS Hospital participated in this event. A special Cake cutting ceremony was organized for these cute little kids born through IVF at SIMS hospital.
The Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology and IVF at SIMS hospital is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art technology and the best advanced solutions in this department. Doctors from the Pediatric department also participated along with their staff.
As per a recent statistics by National Family Health Survey -5, the Total Fertility Rate in India has dipped from 2.2 to 2 owing to multiple factors related to our lifestyle and food etc. Infertility issues affect a lot of couples emotionally and they do fulfil their dreams of having kids through procedures like IVF. This procedure has provided a breakthrough for several millions across the world to overcome their social stigma and other emotionally sensitive challenges by successfully becoming parents through IVF.
Dr. P.M Gopinath – Director and Senior Consultant, Institute of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and IVF, SIMS Hospital, said, “Kids have always been a dream and prayer for many couples after marriage. The research and breakthrough provided by IVF in treatments for infertility has actually revolutionised the field of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. So far we have handled more than 2152 cases starting from 2015 till 2022. We are delighted to be a part of this happy occasion along with their parents who have successfully given birth to these kids amidst huge odds. Couples face various challenges in their reproductive life , with respect to infertility majorly because of common problems like tubal failures, PCOS, low semen count, thyroid issues and uterine complications etc. which may be due to factors like working conditions, extreme stress, surgeries, smoking, drinking and in some cases genetic reasons etc. We have the best advanced care to assist these couples and give them support and strength to counter the social pressures and make them realize their dreams of having kids. ”
Mr. Ravi Pachamuthu, Chairman – SRM Group, said, “Institute of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and IVF at SIMS Hospital is equipped with cutting edge technology and an expert team of doctors to handle the most complicated cases. Rising cases of infertility is a big concern in our country, hence patient education and awareness is important. We organised this program to create a positive mind-set among the people and to celebrate healthy and happy babies who were born through this miracle procedure at our hospital”.
Dr. Raju Sivasamy, Vice President, SIMS Hospital, said, “We at SIMS Hospital are always focused on providing world class solutions and long term care for our patients based on their needs. Our Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and IVF at SIMS Hospital under Dr. P.M Gopinath – Director and Senior Consultant – Institute of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and IVF has successfully pioneered this IVF procedure and provided big breakthroughs in this domain of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. We are extremely happy to celebrate this memorable day with these kids and parents at our hospital.”
Parents shared their emotional stories connected with the breakthrough provided by IVF at SIMS and it was a special time of fun and celebration with these miracle kids. The occasion also reminds us that nothing in life is impossible and with the best available advanced healthcare, giving birth to kids will never be an unfulfilled dream.
SIMS Hospitals conducts fellowship programmes in IVF, one year Embryology Training programme as well as Fertility preservation course in IVF for patients undergoing cancer treatment as well.