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Hum    6,930

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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+Bryan R.    1,073

Well congratulations to them their determination paid off.

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DocM    12,774

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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Gerowen    1,120

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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+FloatingFatMan    13,400

4 year old news, Hum? Really?

 

You're slipping, dude.

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+The Evil Overlord    17,771

4 year old news, Hum? Really?

 

You're slipping, dude.

Slipping?

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DocM    12,774

Slipping; slacking off, losing your game

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PsYcHoKiLLa    1,590

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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+Bryan R.    1,073

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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AsherGZ    485

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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DocM    12,774

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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Bertch    72

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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+The Evil Overlord    17,771

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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Shiranui    1,700

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

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+FloatingFatMan    13,400

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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McKay    3,695

I was being nice! ;)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hey! It happens! Sometimes!

 

 

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

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Hum    6,930

4 year old news, Hum? Really?

 

You're slipping, dude.

By Andy Soltis

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

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+FloatingFatMan    13,400

 

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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Hum    6,930

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

 

You really need to find a hobby.

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vcfan    2,337

You're slipping, dude.

im not too sure about that

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Zidane    305

^ 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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torrentthief    312

that's the last time i have scrambled egg!

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compl3x    6,262

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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