She was weighed and informed she was 4lbs over the BMI limit that had been set for accessing fertility treatment in her area. Carolyn Carolyn Nicholls, now 47, from Nottingham. Despite these significant barriers to natural conception, the couple have been denied IVF treatment on the NHS – because of Daniel’s BMI. In 2011, when she accessed her first round of IVF, her BMI was around 28kg/m2, but she put on weight during treatment. A decade on, as well as managing the grief of not being a parent, she’s still struggling with low body image after being denied NHS IVF.
Source: Huffington Post May 04, 2021 03:56 UTC