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Coping With Infertility - How To Deal With The Emotional Stress

“Please, please be positive,” Jenny whispers as she checks the home pregnancy test for the tenth time in 30 seconds. When the test line appears, Jenny holds her breath. Eventually, she breathes again…

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Why we shouldn’t dismiss egg and embryo freezing

Professor Dr Geeta Nargund, Medical Director of CREATE Fertility   Barely a week goes by without stories in the national papers about egg and embryo freezing, the majority of which appear to be crit…

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Top 10 Myths About Fertility

The Top 10 Myths About Fertility, written by Dr Emma Scott   If you’re trying for a baby chances are you can’t wait for a positive result! Friends and family may be keen to offer helpful tips, and o…

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Navigating the UK’s IVF postcode lottery

Praful Nargund, CEO, ABC IVF     Working within IVF, almost every day we see the consequences of the NHS’ IVF postcode lottery. Couples who have already been dealt the upsetting news that they requi…

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Infertility Treatment

Trying to conceive a baby can be a very stressful and upsetting journey if you are not successful as soon as you had hoped. The rule of thumb is that if you are under 35 and have tried for over a yea…

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Fertility Tests

Fertility tests - By Dr Emma Every couple’s fertility is different and it’s normal to take up to a year to conceive but if you’ve been trying to get pregnant for over a year and you haven’t been succ…

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Everything You Need to Know About Egg and Sperm Freezing

Nearly 2,000 healthy babies have been born following egg freezing.Egg freezing allows women to freeze a number of their eggs at a point in time when they are healthy and of good quality to potentially…

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Your Guide to the Fertility MOT

Checking your fertility status was historically a lengthy process that involved many tests and appointments. The good news is that modern techniques, such as advanced ultrasound, allow for comprehens…

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The 2016 Fertility Landscape

What developments are on the horizon in the world of fertility and IVFThe world of fertility and IVF treatment is constantly evolving, with new advances hitting the headlines on a regular basis. So wh…

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A Guide to Natural, Modified and Mild IVF

In my work and medical research, I've seen an increase in the number of women actively seeking out Natural or Mild approaches as their first choice for IVF treatment.However, for women who are having …

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IVF - What do you need to know when seeking treatment?

The IVF industry is constantly evolving and as a result there are myriad options available to women and couples .However, it can be confusing when trying to work out what treatment is right for you a…

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Obesity and Fertility

In this article about Obesity and Fertility, Professor David Kerrigan tells us how conception is not always as easy as people are led to believe. Trouble conceiving can cause emotional stress and ups…

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Complimentary therapies reduce success of IVF

Women who use alternative therapies during fertility treatment are less likely to become pregnant, according to new research carried out by scientists at Cardiff University.Out of 800 women undergoin…

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How To Increase Sperm Count: What Men Can Do To Boost Male Fertility

It's all too easy for couples to focus purely on the woman's health as they prepare for pregnancy. However, preconception health is equally important for men. Is It Possible For A Man To Increase His…

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Pregnancy After Infertility

Getting a positive pregnancy test result after trying to conceive unsuccessfully for some time is an exhilarating moment. At last, you can put fertility tests and treatment behind you and get on with…

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A Baby Called Heaven - Born To A Surrogate Mum

Infertile couples are flocking to The Kiran Infertility Centre in Hyderabad, India from all over the world. Over the last 5 years, the clinic's staff have helped thousands of infertile couples to hav…

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When Do I Ovulate?

It doesn't matter how much sex you have, if you aren't doing it at the right time of the month it will not increase your chances of conceiving. The simple fact is that you need to time it just right t…

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Why Do I Need Folic Acid?

Doctors recommend that all women planning a pregnancy should take 400mcg of folic acid daily to protect their unborn babies from Neural Tube Defects (NTDs) like spina bifida and anencephaly. These se…

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New Fertility Treatment Better than IVF

A revolutionary new assisted conception treatment is being offered for the first time by The Oxford Fertility Unit at the John Radcliffe Hospital. In-vitro maturation - or IVM - is a safer and cheape…

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What Should You Know Before Starting IVF?

Recent reports show that IVF has increased dramatically in the last ten years. And the October 2012 Modern Motherhood Report found that one in ten couples now look for help conceiving. So what should…

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Fertility Problems are 6 Times More Likely at 35 than 25

Doctors are warning couples not to leave it too late to try for a baby. More women now are pursuing careers than ever before and along with their partners aren't thinking about becoming parents until…

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When Am I Most Fertile?

When I Am Most Fertile: Everything You Need To Know To Increase Your Chances Of Conceiving If you are trying to conceive, ‘When A Woman Is Most Fertile’ is one the most important questions to answer …

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Fertility Problems: Top Causes Of Infertility And What To Do Next

Infertility can be a confusing and heartbreaking condition for couples who are trying to conceive. There are a few key factors that can cause fertility problems in both women and men. Here we will ex…

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