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39 things I wish I'd known before starting ivf

Having been through IVF, there are things I’d probably do differently if I had my time again, and after chatting to lots of other women there are also things that they would do differently. I have put a huge list together, based on feedback from lots of women, of things I wish I had known …

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does your weight affect your fertility

As someone who is a bit on the heavy side, and according to the BMI chart classified as obese at 35.7 (so depressing), I have searched high and low to find some kind of information that tells those of us who are overweight the impact it has on our fertility. After my second embryo transfer …

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2022 new year

Personally, I do love starting new things, whether it is a new year, a new tube of toothpaste or a new book. I think part of it is that to start something new I have finished something old. With 2021 drawing to a close I am planning/dreaming/thinking about the new year that is 2022, what …

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The pregnancy rollercoaster

Pregnancy and trying to conceive is a rollercoaster of a journey, up, down, loops, fast, slow, this is my second embryo transfer rollercoaster journey. Before the second embryo transfer the clinic in Spain – Institut Marques suggested that I have a Hysteroscopy to check that my uterus was in tiptop shape, basically what happens is …

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HIV positive parents

An HIV positive parent is that really possible?? The Baby Who Changed the World is a fascinating book of stories, on a topic that I have to admit I’ve never thought about, having a baby when one of the parents is HIV positive. Did you know you CAN have a baby if a parent is …

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