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I had a baby using a donated uterus

Experience: I had a baby using a donated uterus

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.

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‘Miscarriage Still Feels Like A Taboo’: Labour MP Teams Up With Myleene Klass In TV Documentary

‘Miscarriage Still Feels Taboo’: MP Teams Up With Myleene Klass For Documentary

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.

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Short Luteal Phase

A short luteal phase has long been attributed as a cause of infertility and miscarriage. We dig deep into the research and look at how a luteal phase defect can influence reproduction.
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Azoospermia

No sperm in the ejaculate. Caused by either a blockage or a production type problem. Should be investigated by examination,

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Semen Analysis Decoded

Sperm testing is not just as simple as putting the sample into a machine and reading out the results. What is normal and how should you interpret the results?
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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

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.

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