hen I was 17, my periods still hadn’t started. Blood tests and ultrasound scans confirmed the devastating news: I had Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) syndrome – I had been born without a uterus. One in 5,000 women have the condition. I had functioning ovaries, which could help me make a baby, but without a womb, I couldn’t carry one.
An MP who spoke publicly about her miscarriage will star in a documentary with celebrity Myleene Klass to help break the stigma during baby loss awareness week. Labour MP Olivia Blake will feature in the documentary, which airs on Thursday evening, as part of her campaign to boost support for women who suffer miscarriages.
Women living with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are being told by doctors they can only access medication if they are trying for a baby and some are waiting more than a decade for a diagnosis, can reveal.
When ovaries do not release an egg.
No sperm in the ejaculate. Caused by either a blockage or a production type problem. Should be investigated by examination,
An extension to egg freezing storage limits and why we shouldn’t fear a sudden rise in women pursuing motherhood much later on in life
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.