Author Archive for: h.lloyd

What questions to ask GP?

Dear Professor Winston, My Husband and I are about to embark on the NHS as a first point of call to discover why we have not been successful in naturally conceiving. We started trying to conceive in June 2014 and we were successful very quickly but unfortunately this ended in a miscarriage at around eight weeks. We were fortunate in

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IVF at 47 and high BMI.

Dear Professor Winston Can you please give me your views on weight issues for a 47 year old going through IVF with donor eggs? I have had one fresh cycle resulting in a negative, and one frozen transfer resulting in another negative. I have one frozen 5day blast left to transfer if it makes it through the thaw, which one

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Blocked tube clipped or removed…

Dear Robert My wife has had a tube removed and has a badly blocked tube due to having a burst appendix as a child. We have already had one failed try using IVF. We are currently deciding whether or not to have another go at IVF but we are unsure whether it would be better to have the remaining tube removed

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Early pregnancy and belly pain

Dear Robert I just found out I’m pregnant. I took a clear blue home test and one said I was pregnant and 3/4 weeks and the other said 3+ . The only thing is I have been getting a pain in the centre of my lower belly for 3 days just above my vagina and also soft stool and loss

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Conceiving at 40 with IVF

Dear Professor Winston I am 41, 0.4 AMH levels and low follicle activity, two or three antral follicles on each ovary at baseline scans. I also have endometriosis. I have had two cycles of IVF that have both been abandoned. The first cycle I was injecting 400mi of Menopur and the second was 5 days of clomid and 225mi of

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