Women spend a year planning before trying to conceive
And they want £5000 in the bank before starting a family
01 November 2011
Young women don’t know how to make a baby
Fertility confusion among UK women of childbearing age revealed by survey
25 March 2011
Why you should take folic acid if you're trying to conceive
It's important to make sure your baby is protected right from day one of your pregnancy
17 March 2011
Waiting until 30 to have a baby becoming the norm
Pregnancy rates among teens and younger women fall as more of us choose to wait to start a family
23 February 2011
Don’t leave it too late to have babies, doctors stress
Couples reminded that fertility levels drop sharply as you reach your mid 30s and that IVF is not a guarantee
28 January 2011
New vitamin D advice when planning a pregnancy
Scottish mums told to take vitamin D supplements before conception and during pregnancy due to lack of sunshine
18 January 2011
Trying again after miscarriage
Many couples suffer the loss of miscarriage but go on to have wonderful families. But how soon can you try again after you have miscarried? And what other things should you consider?
18 December 2010
Can I get pregnant while on the pill?
Yes, you can, the pill isn't 100% safe...
06 November 2010
Freeze your ovaries while young, women told
Teenagers should consider freezing parts of their ovaries to improve their chances of conceiving in their 30s and 40s, according to US doctor
28 October 2010
What you eat before you’re pregnant may help your baby
Study suggests eating your greens before your even conceive can help your baby
06 October 2010
First baby takes five months and two weeks to conceive
Majority of women conceive within the first year of trying and half embark on lifestyle changes to help them get pregnant
22 September 2010
Why risk of Down’s increases with mum’s age
As women grow older, their fertility declines due to a lack of a crucial protein, scientists say
03 September 2010
Preparing to Try To Conceive (TTC)? Getting pregnant tips and what to expect when trying for a baby
28 July 2010
Number of mums over 40 trebles
Over the past two decades, the number of mums aged 40 and up has tripled
26 May 2010
How does the pill affect fertility?
And how long will it take for normal cycles to resume?
18 May 2010
Smoking and conception
Don't wait until you're pregnant to give up smoking - quitting can improve the chances of conception for women and men. Here's how it affects conception, and ways to quit.
29 April 2010
Men - is your body ready to make a baby?
When trying to conceive, much of the attention is the woman, but your health and fertility is half of the conception equation. Here's what you should know as a would-be dad...
29 April 2010
Get fit to help yourself conceive
Why you should exercise and get yourself in shape before pregnancy, and how
29 April 2010
Soya and conception
Although soya beans are certainly one of the superfoods that are good to eat, overdoing them could present a problem when trying for a baby
25 January 2010
Coming off the pill
How long do I need to leave before trying to conceive after coming off the pill?
28 December 2009
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