Excerpt from: How Abi’s Positive Attitude Helped Her Get Pregnant
In 2012 we experienced an life threatening ectopic pregnancy, we had not known that we were pregnant and initially evidence of the extent of the internal bleeding was missed resulting in emergency surgery and the loss of a fallopian tube.
The following year I discovered that I had miscarried at the 12 week scan… The Dr. advised that we have genetic testing done on the baby to rule out any issues. We found that the baby had Trisomy 9.
It took us over a year to find a clinic that was prepared to take us through the testing to rule out that we were carriers, since we had ‘only’ miscarried once. During this time I found Natural Fertility, I read a variety of articles about preparing for pregnancy, improving egg and sperm health and had a consultation. As a result we both changed our diet and lifestyle. Having somebody to converse with who could offer simple steps that we could take made a world of difference…