Miscarriage after IVF can happen. In fact, it’s as common as miscarriage in natural pregnancies. And since older women often attempt IVF, miscarriages can sadly let them down. At aged 30, one in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage. At aged 42, it’s one in two.
The depot shot. Strange name, but let’s be clear: it’s got nothing to do with warehouses. It’s the single intramuscular injection many donor-egg recipients take during their IVF cycles. Confusion abounds over what a depot shot is, what it does and what’s in it. So here’s our guide to the ingenious workings of the depot shot.