Hysteroscopy

I have tried everything, what else can I do to get pregnant?

Dear Professor Winston, I am in my early 40’s and have been undergoing fertility treatment for 5.5 years, 18 months of clomid, then IVF.  I had 5 retrievals which led to 7 transfers.  I had 2 miscarriages and one baby with trisomy 18.  I have just undergone donor egg IVF (2 blastocysts 1 x 4AB, 1 x 2AA) which was also negative. 

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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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Ectopic pregnancy, 3 miscarriages and unexplained infertility

Dear Professor Winston, I am 36 and my husband is 29 (both fit and healthy, non-smokers); we have been trying for a baby for the past 3 years. In 2007 (with a previous partner) I had an ectopic pregnancy, which was treated conservatively in hospital, and to my knowledge did not leave any residual issues/changes. Later that year I fell

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Egg donation & success rates in Cyprus

Dear Professor Winston I am a 40 year old female who has under gone 2 failed IVF treatments (funded) during the last two years. My consultant suggested egg donation would now give us a much higher chance of success as he suspects poor egg quality is the reason for our IVF being unsuccessful. He has suggested a clinic in Cyprus,

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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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HyCoSy is NOT very informative

Dear Professor Winston, My partner and I have been diagnosed with unexplained infertility. We have been trying to conceive naturally for over 3 years and have one failed cycle of IVF. We had 4 blastocysts out of 4 fertilised eggs ( 1 transferred 2 frozen ) so i do not believe that the quality of our embryos is an issue.

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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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IVF is your only option

Dear Professor Winston, I have come across this question and answer page and found it very interesting. I really appreciate you giving people the chance to ask an expert and to get your opinion.. Both my husband and I (36years) have been together for 18 years. We don’t have any kids and started trying in 2009. I had been on

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Multiple chemical pregnancies

Dear Professor Winston, I am 36, I have PCOS and I had my daughter in 2012 with the help of ovulation induction (Menopur and Pregnyl injections). We’ve been trying for a sibling since December 2013. My husband was diagnosed with a low sperm count (previously was very good), we have had 3 rounds of clomid, x3 IUI resulting in one

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Unexplained infertility

Dear Professor Winston, My husband (34) and I (34) attended your seminar at the fertility Show in November 2014, which we found extremely helpful in raising questions in our minds about our own experience and prompted us to seek your advice. Over 3 years ago we started trying to conceive and in February 2012 I had an early suspected miscarriage

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