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 fellContinue Reading
Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser Syndrome and pregnancy
Dear Professor Winston, I would like some advice on a rare condition that I have been recently diagnosed with. I am in my mid-20s and have never experienced periods; there is no bleeding but I still get all other symptoms. I have always been very slim so the lack of periods was put down to my being underweight. After a considerableRead More
Best ways to get pregnant at 43?
Dear Professor Winston, I am 43 years old, and unfortunately I find myself still single. I am considering whether to have a child, trying to use my own eggs. I have had a number of tests done: AMH, LH, FSH. I am aware of the low success rates at my age and as I am single I would need donorRead More
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.Read More
Should we continue with IVF in case of “unexplained infertility”?
Dear Professor Winston, my husband and I have been trying to conceive for over 2 years and as far as I am aware I have never been pregnant. We are both in our early thirties and have been told by the Reproductive Specialists we have been seeing that there is no apparent reason why we are not yet pregnant. WeRead More