Phone-In: The Rollercoaster of IVF

Every year thousands of women embark on IVF but only 25 per cent will result in a baby. The process is often a painful and emotionally draining rollercoaster to be on, even when there is a successful outcome, but how do you make the decision to stop if it's not working? And how do you come to terms with deciding to stop? Jane is in the Woman's Hour studio taking calls from listeners, and joined by Alison Murdoch, Professor of Reproductive Medicine at Newcastle Fertility Centre.

Presenter: Jane Garvey
Producer: Kirsty Starkey.

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Mon 1 Jun 2015 10:00

Phone in – Drawing the Line: When to stop the Rollercoaster of IVF

Every year thousands of women embark on IVF, but only 25 per cent will result in a baby. The process is often a painful and emotionally draining rollercoaster to be on, even when there is a successful outcome, but how do you make the decision to stop if it’s not working? And how do you come to terms with deciding to stop? On Monday Jane will be in the Woman’s Hour studio taking calls from listeners, and joined by Alison Murdoch, Professor of Reproductive Medicine at Newcastle Fertility Centre. 

You can call us on 03700 100 444 and the lines open at 8am 

Radio 4 : Drawing the Line- When IVF Doesn't Work


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Role Contributor
PresenterJane Garvey
Interviewed GuestAlison Murdoch
ProducerKirsty Starkey

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