AMH

Laparoscopy before IVF?

Dear Robert, I’ve just read your Essential Fertility Guide book, and caught the tail end of your discussion with Vanessa Feltz during one of her recent BBC Radio London shows. I’m 34 years old, trying to conceive for 2 years. Recently diagnosed with 2 endometriomas on right and left ovaries (15x29x27mm), HSG show tubes are clear, thyroid and hormone tests

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Persistent thrush and fertility….finally pregnant!

Dear Lord Winston, I just wanted to say a very big genuine –from the bottom of my heart- thank you. I followed your advice and asked my GP to have a look at my immune system, which he did. One of the tests he did came back as positive. I won’t bore you with what happened after but long story

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Tight cervix and acutely anteverted uterus

Dear Professor Winston, I’m 31 and so is my husband and after about 18months of trying to conceive naturally and having various tests and procedures including a hysterosalpingogram and a hysteroscopy (all clear) we decided to go for IVF. We are both healthy, eat well and aren’t under or overweight and don’t smoke. I have been checked for PCOS and

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My last chance- should I consider further IVF?

Dear Professor Winston, Firstly, thank you SO much for offering this service, as soon as I am paid at the end of the month I will make a donation. I’m so desperate for some unbiased, clear and informed advice. I ask my question knowing there are no hard or fast answers. I’m now 41 and have been trying unsuccessfully for

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Dark Eggs

Dear Prof Winston I am 31 yr of age, AMH >65pmol/L (no other signs of PCOS) and Day 3 FSH of 10 with no menstrual problems. We started ICSI earlier this year due to male infertility. However, my 1st cycle on a long protocol was abandoned due to poor follicle growth as I was on low dose stimulations. My 2nd

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Elevated FSH levels

Dear Professor Winston, We are trying to conceive our second child, which is proving difficult. I heard one of your recent radio interviews and have ordered your new book and this prompted me to ask your advice about our situation. We had a child in 2012 after trying to conceive for almost 2 years. We were referred to the hospital

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Re-freezing sperm?

Dear Robert, My husband and I have not long gone through our first IVF cycle. Sadly this wasn’t our time to have a baby. We needed IVF using ICSI because my husband sadly had leukaemia when he was younger and his treatment left him with no sperm except the frozen sperm retrieved prior to his treatment. We were told after

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After 3 failed ICSI cycles, should we continue?

Dear Professor Winston, Thank you so much for your wonderful book, The Essential Fertility Guide. It was the first fertility book I’d read that really gave a sense of empathy with our situation, and inspired me to seek more clarification for our own fertility treatment. I don’t want to sound greedy, but in addition to the invaluable information from your

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Gradual ovarian failure and IVF

Dear Lord Winston, I listened to you with great interest on Jeremy Vine’s radio show yesterday. We began private fertility treatment in 2007 (an NHS test showed my husband had too many abnormal sperm and were told to go privately as the waiting list was 2.5 years long). First sperm test was normal and so were subsequent ones. We then

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