SIMS Hospital Celebrates World IVF Day with Awareness Session for Parents

  • A special cake cutting ceremony was organize with parents and kids at SIMS Hospital

Chennai July 25 th , 2022: 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 staffs.
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 expert team of doctors to handle
the most complicated cases. Rising cases in infertility is a big concern in our country, hence patient
education and awareness is important. We organised this program to create a positive mindset
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 unfulfilled dream.
SIMS Hospitals conducts fellowship programmes in IVF, one year Embryology Training programme
as well as Fertility preservation course in IVF for patient undergoing cancer treatment as well.

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