Post Archive by Month: 6 months

PCOS, NK Cells and IVF – Rob’s Story

I am Rob, Hannah’s husband. You might have noticed that this site doesn’t contain any stories from the mans/husbands/partners perspective. This could be for a number of reasons: generally men aren’t as open as women at rambling on endlessly about feelings and “stuff”. men feel the urge to be the strong one and to try and keep themselves together to

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Cancers after ovarian stimulation

Dear Professor Winston, I have been trying to find out information on the increased risk of cancers in women having IVF treatment/fertility injections. I believe the risk is mainly around ovarian cancer. I understand from your book that there is no clear evidence of an increased risk of ovarian cancer in women who are successful with treatment in comparison to

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Uterine damage after surgical procedure and IVF

Hello, We have just had our second failed cycle with icsi, we got to early blastocyst stage on both cycles,but unfortunately the embryos failed to implant!😔 13 years ago I had an abortion; could there be scar tissue preventing them to implant, and would you advise a hysteroscopy, or is it down to pot luck! We have had 4 cycles

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PCOS, NK Cells and IVF – Hannah’s Story

My name is Hannah, and on the 21st August I will be cycling 107 miles around Anglesey in North Wales to raise money for Genesis Research Trust. I was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) at an early age and told I had a poor prognosis of having children. Throughout the years, I received little to no help or advice

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