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After multiple miscarriages and spending more than $50,000 on in vitro fertilization (IVF), British couple Mark and Suzanne Harper found success with an unusual treatment ? involving egg yolks.

According to a report in the New York Post, an earlier battle with testicular cancer left Mark with zero sperm count. After Mark battled a different form of testicular cancer a year later, the couple decided to try artificial insemination in order to conceive. That process ultimately failed, so they attempted IVF three different times, but tests revealed Suzanne?s immune system was producing killer cells that attacked the embryos.

After all of these unsuccessful tries, CARE Fertility Nottingham -- where the Harpers had been receiving treatments -- suggested a rare technique. Suzanne would be treated with ?intralipid,? a mixture of yolk from a hen?s egg and soy oil. Theoretically, the fatty acids in this combination would prevent the killer cells and lead to a successful pregnancy.

Lucky for the couple, the treatment, in combination with their eighth IVF attempt, worked.  Their daughter, Libby, was born in December 2009. Suzanne was one of the first women in Britain to undergo the treatment.

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Well congratulations to them their determination paid off.

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Intralipid infusion therapy = a mix of soy oil, egg yolk, glycerine and water, not just egg yolk and soy oil, administered by IV.

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Based on the title I figured this was going to be some kind of lawsuit where a woman was cheating on her husband, got pregnant, and then tried to blame it on the eggs she got at some restaurant, :P

 

Glad they finally got it all straightened out, :-)

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4 year old news, Hum? Really?

 

You're slipping, dude.

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4 year old news, Hum? Really?

 

You're slipping, dude.

Slipping?

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Slipping; slacking off, losing your game

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Intralipid infusion therapy = a mix of soy oil, egg yolk, glycerine and water, not just egg yolk and soy oil, administered by IV.

 

So, the difference between a baby and a cake is heat? (..and flour, flavourings, etc but it's a joke!)

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So, the difference between a baby and a cake is heat? (..and flour, flavourings, etc but it's a joke!)

Baby is more than flavorful enough for me, thank you  :shifty:

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Intralipid infusion therapy = a mix of soy oil, egg yolk, glycerine and water, not just egg yolk and soy oil, administered by IV.

 

Isn't that the recipe for mayonnaise?

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No. Mayonnaise is oil, vinegar, salt, egg yokes and sometimes Dijon mustard or (in our house) a Cajun spice mix I make up. Yup, we make our own.

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From the title I was expecting a baby with chicken characteristics.  I'm glad the article cleared things up, and congrats to them for finally having a child.

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Slipping; slacking off, losing your game

No I meant what does FFM means Hum's slipping, I think he's already slipped, and is beyond help :p

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I was expecting to hear that she wound up giving birth to a chicken.

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No I meant what does FFM means Hum's slipping, I think he's already slipped, and is beyond help :p

 

I was being nice! ;)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hey! It happens! Sometimes!

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I was being nice! ;)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hey! It happens! Sometimes!

 

 

You were being crueller, you gave him false hope!  :rofl:

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4 year old news, Hum? Really?

 

You're slipping, dude.

By Andy Soltis

January 28, 2014 | 2:45pm :huh:

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By Andy Soltis

January 28, 2014 | 2:45pm :huh:

 

 

From the article itself...

 

 

Their daughter, Libby, was born in December 2009

 

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^ And the point is ? Wasn't written up and published until now.

 

You really need to find a hobby.

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You're slipping, dude.

im not too sure about that

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^ And the point is ? Wasn't written up and published until now.

 

You really need to find a hobby.

Getting puffed cause someone called you out? Typical.

 

Next time, before posting a news story read it first. Stop blindly posting things and all shall be fine :P.

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that's the last time i have scrambled egg!

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Based on the title I figured this was going to be some kind of lawsuit where a woman was cheating on her husband, got pregnant, and then tried to blame it on the eggs she got at some restaurant, :p

 

Glad they finally got it all straightened out, :-)

 

Wonderful how cynical we've all become, isn't it?  :rofl:

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