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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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Fertility Treatments

If you’ve had difficulty conceiving and have been referred to a fertility clinic then you may be offered fertility treatments to help you get pregnant. The treatments that are recommended to you will …

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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 upset…

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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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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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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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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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Fertility Problems

Infertility can be a confusing and heartbreaking condition for couples who are trying to conceive. How do we know if there's a fertility problem? If time just seems to be passing you by without any …

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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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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 Can Men Boost Their Fertility?

It's all too easy for couples to focus purely on the woman's health as they prepare for pregnancy. However, pre conception health is equally important for men.According to new guidelines, the average …

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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 won't increase your chances of conceiving. The simple fact is that you need to time it just right to …

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When Am I Most Fertile?

The length of a woman's menstrual cycle (the length of time between periods) can vary from between 24 to 35 days but, on average, it lasts 28 days.Ovulation (when an egg is released from your ovaries …

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