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Caroline Gallup

Caroline Gallup was previously a Volunteer Writer at BioNews. She has written on fertility and infertility for publications including the Daily Mail and Independent newspapers and the Journal of Fertility Counselling, and she has discussed fertility and infertility on TV programmes including This Morning on ITV1 and The Wright Stuff on Channel 5, and on radio programmes including Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4 and The Late Show on BBC Radio London. She worked for over 15 years in the entertainment industry as a Stage, Company and Production Manager at venues including the Royal Opera House, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and Earl's Court and Olympia Venues. Previously, she studied Drama and English at Trinity and All Saints College (now Leeds Trinity University College) and went on to obtain a Diploma in Stage Management and Technical Theatre at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. She is author of Making Babies the Hard Way: Living with Infertility and Treatment (buy this book from Amazon UK).

BioNews Comment articles written by Caroline Gallup:
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Making Babies the Hard Way
19 April 2007 - by Caroline Gallup
In mid-2003 I was in the depths of despair. My husband - the love of my life - could not father our much-longed for child as he was born with azoospermia (a zero sperm count, probably caused by a missing section of the Y chromosome). I had overcome my initial misgivings... [Read More]

BioNews Review articles written by Caroline Gallup:
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Book Review: Flesh and Blood - The Human Story Behind the Headlines
15 February 2010 - by Caroline Gallup
Stephen Blood died in 1995, following the sudden onset of bacterial meningitis. His widow, just twenty-eight years old, hit the headlines after fighting for the right to use his sperm to conceive their child. Flesh and Blood tells the human story behind the headlines... [Read More]
Book Review: Born and Made - An Ethnography of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis
30 November 2009 - by Caroline Gallup
Born and Made - An Ethnography of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis... [Read More]
Book Review: The Sorting Society - The Ethics of Genetic Screening and Therapy
7 September 2009 - by Caroline Gallup
I recently attended a consultation meeting hosted by the UK's Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA). A representative from the deaf community put an open question to the assembled group of clinicians, research scientists, counsellors and ART recipients... [Read More]
Book Review: Fertility and Infertility for Dummies
3 August 2009 - by Caroline Gallup
According to the blurb, this book from the well known ‘…for Dummies’ series claims to provide: ‘explanations in plain English; ‘get in, get out’ information; top ten lists and a dash of humour and fun’. By and large it does what it says on the tin. A comprehensive reference book, it is overall well written and carefully thought through. The mix of scientific information, personal experiences and ‘Tips’ - all indicated by easy to identify symbols - make it easy to use... [Read More]