NHS to save money by suspending IVF?|
By Kimberley Smith on 09/12/2010 in IVF & fertility treatments
Health Secretary concerned NHS trusts are suspending IVF treatment due to funding problems
Despite NICE (National Institute for Clinical Excellence) guidelines that state infertile couples should be allowed three IVF cycles on the NHS, several local trusts have suspended treatment to save cash.Currently eight trusts have suspended new IVF
Live webchat: Trying to conceive|
By Monica Stylli on 10/08/2007 in Difficulties getting pregnant
Fertility expert Lesley Foster answers your questions on trying for a baby.
Many women worry about their ability to conceive with one in six couples experiencing difficulty in falling pregnant. Surprisingly this isn’t due to high rates of infertility – new research suggests that the main cause is quite simply having sex
US couples compete in competition to win free IVF|
By Sophie Westnedge on 21/06/2012 in Fertility news
American fertility clinic holds contest selecting three couples out of 45 to win a free cycle of IVF
to have a baby the chance to change their lives. To enter the competition couples had to submit a video about their experiences of infertility. Judges decided which videos would be submitted to the clinic for consideration and then the videos were
Six months and still nothing?|
By Laura Lee Davies on 26/07/2009 in Difficulties getting pregnant
Getting pregnant straight away is possible but the chances are it'll take at least six months, so what do you need to know now?
been trying for some time: one in every seven couples will experience some problem in conceiving and worldwide, that's about 80 million couples.Shouldn't it be easier to get pregnant if you've already had a child?There are two categories of infertility
Free 60-second online test to predict your IVF chances|
By Kimberley Smith on 05/01/2011 in IVF & fertility treatments
The nine simple questions that claim to be 99% accurate in predicting your IVF success
into account the causes of infertility, previous cycles and which medications you’ve been prescribed. It is free to take and available at IVFpredict.com.“This model provides women considering IVF with a understandable and quantitative estimate of their chances
Could IVF affect your child's future health?|
By Susie Boone on 25/02/2010 in IVF & fertility treatments
Stories in the media this week have been warning about the 'IVF timebomb', but what's the real truth?
timebomb, claiming that children born by IVF may face future health problems, such as obesity, diabetes and infertility. Certainly there is an increased risk of low birth weight with IVF babies but this may be due to the fact that multiple births are more
Alex Reid defends his sperm on Twitter!|
By Kyrsty Hazell on 12/01/2011 in Celebrity
Katie Price’s husband insists he has super sperm after the couple fail to conceive
to conceive was infertility on his side, the 37-year-old cage fighter said, “Don’t normally justify, but will make an exception here,” he began. “Two specialists both confirm that I have above average sperm production and is working great.”His over
Julia Bradbury beats endometriosis to reveal first pregnancy|
By Kimberley Smith on 28/02/2011 in Celebrity
Countryfile’s Julia Bradbury has announced she is pregnant with her first child, despite struggling with fertility problems
endometriosis and honestly wasn’t sure if I would ever realise my ambition to be a mum, so to fall pregnant feels like a bit of a miracle,” Julia said.Endometriosis is a common cause of infertility and can cause pain in the abdomen and lower back.“We didn
Size does matter – when it comes to fertility|
By Kimberley Smith on 05/04/2011 in Boosting your fertility
Key male genital measurement linked to fertility
with shorter AGD measurements were are likely to have low sperm counts.“If somebody’s got a short AGD, particularly if they have problems conceiving, I would say get to the infertility doctor, beacuase the chances are good that something is wrong,” explained
New female fertility test|
By ThinkBaby on 25/01/2006 in Trying to get pregnant
A new test kit could help women gauge how quickly their fertility is declining.
Plan Ahead and is available through Lifestyle Choices who are linked to Sheffield University. If you want to know more about infertility, read our overview article or visit the Infertility Network UK.