Fertility Myth Busting at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, first Fertility Forum
This episode helps to answer some fertility myths, as my guest host Katy Lindermann took up the mic as my roving reporter at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists first Fertility Forum the aim of the day was to bring fertility professionals and the public together presenting a wide range of topics being discussed with evidence-based research available. Katy has been a guest on my podcast before and is a brilliant spokeswoman within the TTC community, she is also working on a book gathering your stories of the struggles of infertility and you can find out more here
During this episode you will hear from Professor Adam Balen, on what to expect from the day as well as Ruth Bender Atik from the Miscarriage Association explaining about some of the myths associated with miscarriage and how her organisation can help you. Make sure you do have a look at the RCOG website where they have shared all the content from the day here here
Jason Kasraie who spoke about New technologies.
What are the latest new techniques and technologies for fertility and can they help improve success rates? Chair of the Association of Clinical Embryologists Jason Kasraie will look at the evidence is as to whether they work and discuss the factors that influence the chances of successful treatment
Jody Day, Yvonne John and Lesley Pyne, talking about Living without children .
All of these women have helped to change the way we think about living without children. They will discuss how to find peace and happiness after unsuccessful treatment and will talk about the societal attitudes to childlessness that need changing.
Yacoub Khalaf, talks about ‘Add ons – what’s the evidence?
‘IVF treatment is usually more like a marathon than a sprint. Emotional and financial resilience are crucial to continuing the journey, and there can be pressure to pay for additional tests, drugs or interventions which may not increase the chances of success. Fertility specialist Professor Yacoub Khalaf will discuss what’s worth paying for and what isn’t.
.@BalenAdam, @anyasizer, @DrJaneAStewart, Jason Kasraie and Joanne Triggs are currently taking questions from the delegates following a day jam-packed with information all across the spectrum of fertility. #fertilityforum pic.twitter.com/QdHEld6EyJ
— RoyalCollegeObsGyn (@RCObsGyn) March 30, 2019
Source: The Fertility Podcast