Recurrent Miscarriage BBC Documentary

I’m scared to watch this but also feel it’s important. Keen to see how it compares to my first hand experience at St Mary’s RMC. Gulp

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I watched this awesome BBC documentary last night called “Waiting for a Heartbeat”. It follows the lives of a few patients for a year at Europe’s largest recurrent miscarriage clinic, St Mary’s Hospital in London.

Watch the full 50 minute documentary on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UyQX5bQblFc

 

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Q&A session with the Center for Human Reproduction

Reblogging this super thorough collaborative post on DHEA. Check it out xx

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A while ago the wonderful @ivffervescent collated questions from the infertility twitter and blog world about DHEA, and worked with the Center for Human Reproduction in New York to get us some answers to these questions. Unfortunately, @ivffervescent had some ‘identity issues’ with her blog and had to delete it, and is therefore unable to publish the Q&A. Which is where I come in. Never one to turn down an opportunity to look like a super hero without actually having to do any work I agreed to publish the results on her behalf. So….

Disclaimer:  The answers are general recommendations, and that readers should consult their physician or knowledgeable reproductive endocrinologist before they start DHEA supplementation.

Question 1 (submitted by On Fecund Thought / @onfecundthought )

a)  How is DHEA thought to improve egg quality exactly?

DHEA is converted into androgens (mostly testosterone) in the body. CHR’s research (following…

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