Two celebrity dads join the baby boom|
By Kimberley Smith on 28/11/2011 in Celebrity
Baby joy for both Chris Evans and Piers Morgan
struggling with infertility and an ectopic pregnancy which nearly cost Natasha her life.“Thank you so much to the people who made it possible,” Chris wrote. “We are eternally grateful. You make dreams come true.”Congrats all round!Read more
BioCheck Fertility test for women|
By Monica Stylli on 15/11/2006 in Products
There are many useful home-tests you can get, via Test in Private, including this quick and easy fertility test for women.
', which implies you are looking for positive signs of fertility rather than infertility.This goes so against what you expect the results to read, and that can be very worrying and disorientating at first. Though obviously a re-read of the instructions put
IVF - facts and figures|
By Laura Lee Davies on 06/06/2007 in IVF & fertility treatments
The IVF success rate even for women under 35 is less than 30 per cent, but what other stats should you know about?
guidelines that couples should be offered up to three cycles of IVF treatment on the NHS if the woman is aged 23 to 39, and if a cause for infertility has been identified (or the couple have be trying unsuccessfully, for three years). The Government's own
Spanish embryo adoption programme – is it a good idea?|
By Cassandra Kempster-Roberts on 22/07/2010 in IVF & fertility treatments
A fertility clinic in Spain is in the headlines for running an embryo adoption scheme that wouldn’t be allowed here in the UK.
here in the UK,” said Susan Seenan, from patients’ group Infertility Network."In this particular case perhaps patients may need to ensure that the clinic in question has in writing their express wishes as to what should happen to any spare embryos after
Don’t leave it too late to have babies, doctors stress|
By Kimberley Smith on 28/01/2011 in Before you try to conceive
Couples reminded that fertility levels drop sharply as you reach your mid 30s and that IVF is not a guarantee
, especially with the inadequate provision of child care,” said Gedis Grudzinskas, an infertility consultant. “We should be making it easier for women to start a family while they are at work.”It’s also worth noting that women are not the only ones affected
Talkback: Dawn French blasts Britain’s IVF restrictions|
By Kate Flood on 05/04/2012 in forum
The amount of children awaiting adoption is staggering. I understand that people want children they 'made' (for want of a better word) with...
said Stacey and ditto Emma, clearly Kate has no idea what it is like for the thousands of women affected by Infertility in this country. I don't think people who have never experienced Infertility directly or indirectly have the right to comment
What is PCOS?|
By Laura Lee Davies on 30/06/2009 in Difficulties getting pregnant
PCOS is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. What are the symptoms, how might it affect conception, and what can be done about it?
Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) and this can affect their lives long-term, and is a key cause of infertility.What is PCOS?PCOS is a hormonal disorder where higher levels of testosterone (higher than are usually found in females) and insulin are present
Top tips for staying fertile|
By Benenden on 02/11/2010 in forum
A few tips on how to stay fertile from Benenden Hospital Fertility Centre
‘downtime’. Smoking has been strongly linked to infertility and early menopause in women, as well as sperm problems in men so if you are trying for a baby, it will be vital to kick the habit to improve your chances of conceiving and having a healthy baby
A-Z of TTC abbreviations (A-Z)|
By Clio FitzHerbert on 10/05/2010 in forum
visitorIBT Immunobead Binding TestICI Intra-cervical InseminationICSI Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm InjectionIF InfertilityIGTT Insulin and Glucose Tolerance TestIM Intra-muscular (WRT injections)INCIID International Council on Infertility Information
Book review: Stay Fertile Longer|
By Sarah Lawson on 02/03/2006 in Baby Reviews
Mary Kittel's guide to healthy conception in your 20s, 30s and 40s, reviewed.
on looking after yourself now to concieve in the future, getting pregnant and overcoming infertility problemsPrice: £7.99 RRP, but you can find it cheaper onlineContact:Rodale PublishingWritten with medical adviser Dr Deborah Metzger, this book bases its