My Struggles with IVF: It's Not About Failure – It's About Hope
At 32, the last place I expected to find myself was in an operating room, conked out on anaesthetic with a lubricated ultrasound probe and an egg-retrieval needle passed through my vagina. But here I am.
I Froze My Eggs, Ended Up in the ER and Almost Lost an Ovary
Three days after I took charge of my reproductive future, I woke in a cold sweat, dry-heaving in pain. Less than .025 percent of women who freeze their eggs end up with ovarian torsions: Lucky me.
Babies Behind Bars
100 babies are born in prisons in England and Wales each year, yet there's no universal standard for what prisons have to provide for pregnant women – in extreme cases, some have been left to clean their cell after miscarrying.