Professor Adam Balen said the pills should come with an alert over pregnancy He compared the proposed warnings to those currently on cigarette packets Professor said warnings are needed because fertility plummets in late 30s.
During the Covid-19 pandemic we have all spent less time in the company of others than perhaps ever before and for single women approaching the end of their fertility, the pandemic has come at a costly time when they would otherwise have hoped to be meeting a life partner and starting a family.
The Patient Engagement Forum is open to UK donors who donated eggs, sperm or embryos after 1991, as well as donor conceived people, who were born after 1991, including their parents. UK surrogates, as well as intended parents, can join the Patient Engagement Forum if their treatment has taken place in the UK, in the last five years, or is taking place in the next 12 months.
Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) is “the” IVF complication. It is almost entirely unique to fertility treatment, although a few cases have been cited where OHSS has occurred in a naturally occurring pregnancy.
Premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) occurs when the ovaries no longer work effectively in women under the age of 40. Different terms are used interchangeably for POI, such as ‘premature menopause’ and ‘primary ovarian failure’. It is a fairly common condition, affecting around 1% of people and can sometimes be a cause of fertility problems.