Hello, I’m Katy Bradbury, a qualified Nutritional Therapist, private Health Visitor and qualified nurse. I have worked within Women’s Health, Maternal and Children’s Health for many years.
Today’s podcast is “Four tests the NHS is not yet doing to investigate miscarriage.” Today’s podcast is a more practically focused episode following last week and what we may do about pregnancy loss. One in four pregnancies ends in miscarriage. Many women who attend my practice feel like they are not heard or understood by their healthcare providers.
02:07: You’ve not had enough miscarriages!
03:09: My clinical toolkit
05:25: So many pregnancy losses that a positive test brings fear, not joy
07:07: Number one: Full thyroid panel
07:32 Thyroid function vs Full thyroid panel
11:13: Number two: Genomics profile – Methylation
12:44: Podcast episode 6 – This is Why You Need Folate to Get Pregnant
14:00: Number three: Sperm DNA fragmentation test
17:01: Number four: Ecology and environment of your vagina
18:52: Seminal microbiome testing
19:46: Some people don’t want to know
21:30: What happens if we find something? Is there anything we can do about it?
22:29: What can we do about it? Example for Thyroid antibodies
23:27: What can we do about it? Example for Genomic screen
25:28: What can we do about it? Example for Sperm DNA fragmentation
26:45: What can we do about it? Example for Vaginal Microbiome
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