13th March 2017

Is CBT superior to Pharmacotherapy on Infertility stress? The results might surprise you!

The Effect of The Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Pharmacotherapy on Infertility Stress: A Randomized Controlled Trial  Mahbobeh Faramarzi, Ph.D.,1 Hajar Pasha, M.Sc.,1,* Seddigheh Esmailzadeh, M.D.,1 Farzan Kheirkhah, M.D.,2 Shima Heidary, Ph.D.,3 and  Zohreh Afshar, M.Sc.4 Background: Infertility has been described as creating a form of stress […]
8th March 2017

Recalling a time when I questioned my femininity

Today, 8th of March is the International Women’s Day and I would like to go back to a time 16 years ago when I questioned my femininity and womanhood. It was the day I was told my uterus is malformed, […]
23rd February 2017

‘Fertility coaching’: can it help women conceive?

When Anya Sizer was enduring IVF, her sessions of 'Fertility coaching' were a lifeline. Emma Jones reports on this new alternative therapy. Anya Sizer’s garden is scattered with toys – just the way she always wanted it. Yet there were […]
17th February 2017

1 in 5000

I share an office with radiologists at the hospital. I couldn’t help over hear a conversation about an MRI. What grabbed my attention was their lack of knowledge regarding gynaecological anatomy. The MRI showed a malformed uterus, a short vagina […]