Post Archive by Month: 9 months

Professor Robert Winston On Panorama “Inside Britain’s Fertility Business”

On Monday, 28th November 2016, our chairman, Professor Robert Winston was featured on BBC Panorama in which the reporters investigated common practice of selling “add-on” treatments to malinformed patients at private IVF clinics. As recent studies prove most of those treatments have no impact on the outcomes of IVF and some of them may  be outright dangerous. Professor Robert Winston

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Women may be at risk of post-traumatic stress disorder following a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy

Women may be at risk of post-traumatic stress disorder following a miscarriage or ectopic pregnancy, a new study suggests. The team behind the research, from Imperial College London, say the findings suggest women should be routinely screened for the condition, and receive specific psychological support following pregnancy loss. In the study, published in the journal BMJ Open, the team surveyed

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Apple crumble – Sarah’s story

Albert On 29th April 2015 my world fell apart. I was at my dating scan and was 12 weeks and 6 days pregnant, the sonographer had just said to me ‘I’m sorry, but there is no heartbeat’. This was then verified by another sonographer, I was then walked up to the ‘Emergency gynaecology assessment unit’ in the hospital where I

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