Why bother with that Its never happened here

How often have you identified a potential problem, only to be told "Oh that's never been a problem here," or "We've never had a problem with that," or "Why waste our time, that's just so unlikely"? Of course, the truth is that this head-in-the-sand mentality is exactly why some of the worst problems in IVF labs have arisen. We have personally experienced situations where an identified risk was pooh-poohed by the Medical Director, General Manager or equivalent, onlyto havejustthatproblem occur a few weeks later - although professional confidentiality clearly precludes quoting specific examples! The dreaded "It's never happened here..." should probably be considered a warning bell that a proper risk assessment should be undertaken forthwith. After all, Captain Edward John Smith hadn't hit any icebergs before the maiden voyage of the Titanic, either!

Pregnancy Guide

Pregnancy Guide

A Beginner's Guide to Healthy Pregnancy. If you suspect, or know, that you are pregnant, we ho pe you have already visited your doctor. Presuming that you have confirmed your suspicions and that this is your first child, or that you wish to take better care of yourself d uring pregnancy than you did during your other pregnancies; you have come to the right place.

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