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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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Is our clinic on the right lines?

Dear Professor Winston, I am 34 years old, as is my husband. We have been trying for a baby for just over four years with no pregnancy at all so far. The initial round of tests (day 3 blood tests, thyroid and glucose tests, hysterosalpingogram, pelvic ultrasound and sperm tests) showed up no abnormalities, although one of my ovaries was

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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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Asherman’s syndrome and recurrent miscarriage.

Dear Professor Winston, I have just been told by a friend that you provide a question answering service. Unfortunately all the specialists I see have different suggestions and theories and I am at a loss as to what to think and do. So if you could take the time to read my story and let me know your thoughts I

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Link between miscarriage and failure to conceive?

Dear Robert, Thank you for taking the time to read my question. I am 32 and have been trying to conceive my first child since May 2013. In April 2014, after 10 months of trying we conceived but sadly had a miscarriage at 7 weeks. It has been 10 months since this miscarriage and we have not had any further

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Failed IVF and Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

Dear Professor Winston, My husband and I have just experienced our seventh failed IVF cycle using donors and we would be very grateful for your advice. It has been a very long process and I apologise in advance for the length of the following explanation. We appreciate any time you can spare to consider what we are finding to be

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Recurrent miscarriage

Dear Professor Winston, My husband and I are experiencing a terrible time trying to conceive. Actually, the problem isn’t for us to get pregnant, but it is to keep the babies. I have had four miscarriages over the past two years. I have done series of tests after series of tests, and nothing abnormal shows up. I have the right

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Unicornuate uterus and recurrent miscarriage

Dear Professor Winston I am writing for your advice because I have suffered 5 early miscarriages: 1 in 2005 (an unplanned pregnancy with previous partner) and the 4 in the last 2 years. I am 32 and healthy, aside from mild eczema and asthma. Following the 3rd miscarriage, my husband and I had testing for common causes of miscarriage including

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