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 25th, 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.

About Institute of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and IVF : Institute of Obstetrics & gynaecologists in chennai and IVF at SIMS Hospital focus on structured maternity support program & this is the best maternity hospital in chennai. Institute offers complete “One stop service” for diagnostic evaluation, clinical care, pain free labour, in-vitro fertilization and education for all women’s health needs.

About Department of Paediatrics: The Department of paediatrics at SIMS Hospital has comprehensive care facilities from New-borns to 18 years of age. The department has dedicated intensive care units (both NICU and PICU), fully equipped to manage high risk infants, managing around 300 such cases annually. Having highly-skilled Paediatricians, Neonatologist and other clinical professionals, the unit is capable of handling sick and preterm babies (the smallest one to have survived is a 26-week old baby)

About SIMS: SIMS Hospitals (SRM Institutes for Medical Science) is one of the leading multi-specialty hospitals in Chennai. This 345-bed hospital offers comprehensive healthcare experience across a wide range of specialties, including multi-organ transplant services. The hospital houses 15 modular OTs, 3 state-of-the-art Cath labs (including 1 Bi-plane Cath lab), advanced ICUs with Hepa-filters and innovative medical technologies, all under one roof. With the finest combination of experience, expertise, cutting-edge technology and well-coordinated multi-specialty Quaternary care facilities and patient-centric teamwork; SIMS Hospital Chennai is committed to deliver services of international standards. SIMS Hospital offers holistic health care that includes prevention, prophylactic treatment and care, rehabilitation and lifestyle health education and guidance to patients, their families, and clients. At SIMS, every step is aimed at ensuring excellence in patient care.

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