The Lost Astronomer

If you’re a woman going through IVF, there’s tons of info. But if you’re a bloke? Not so much. Compared to IVF, the mysteries of the Universe can appear quite straightforward… Updates every Monday(ish)



Skywatch: November 2017

It’s finally here. The month the clocks change! Ignore those who moan about it getting dark early, shun those who bewail leaving work in the dark. Finally, finally, it’s possible to be a hobby astronomer and still keep social hours... Continue Reading →

Charting my wife’s emotions (for science)

Mrs Astronomer has quit her job. I was expecting it for some time, as she's just been getting more and more wound up about it. She's fed up of librarianship, and the stress has been really getting to her. It's... Continue Reading →

IVF: Day 42 – Needles!

Mrs Astronomer has started reducing the doses of nasally administered Nafarelin Acetate, halving the dose from two sniffs per day to one, but at the same time she's started her course of 150mg of Follitropin alfa (Gonal F) per day, to be... Continue Reading →

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