I’m sure its me…

“I don’t really know what the problem is… but I’m sure it’s me” Over the years, I’ve heard lots of versions of this statement, normally based on something that has happened in the past or an offhand comment from a friend or relative. As certain as you are that you’re...

There’s more to an embryo than its appearance

Over the passed few years there have been rapid tech developments in improving embryo selection and so increasing the chance of success of fertility treatment. Patients often ask about the grade of their eggs directly after egg collection. The egg’s colour, shape and...

Ovulation Monitors

Using Ovulation Monitors There are electronic gadgets used to measure all sorts things, heart rate, steps taken…calories burned  …..the list goes on and on. So why not use a gadget to monitor ovulation? And are they useful? Points of view differ. Many (if not most) of...

Egg Freezing

Egg freezing This week I went to a very interesting debate about “social” egg freezing. Social egg freezing is a term used to describe freezing of eggs because a women wants to delay conceiving for social not medical reasons. Until a few years ago, egg freezing was...

Fibroids

I encounter many women who have fibroids. In fact I come across many women with many fibroids! What are fibroids? Fibroids are benign growths in the womb muscle. They vary in their size and position in the womb and can be single or multiple. Some fibroids grow up to...