Fertility problems in women account for one-third of all infertility while another one-third are caused by fertility problems in men. In the rest of the cases, the cause is a combination of male and female problems or by unidentified...
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You get up in the morning quickly eating a piece of toast and maybe drinking a glass of orange juice before jumping in the shower and throwing on whatever clothes are smelling fresh and clean for the day. You’re tired...
We asked the experts at MyNutriCounter to inspire readers with a handful of delicious recipes, each containing important nutrients to ensure you have the best possible chance of conceiving.
Mike Berkley explains how traditional Chinese medicine interacts with reproductive medicine
Pregnancy is a big step in every couple’s life, and one that is not taken lightly. Many couples prepare for months before attempting to conceive, and do what they can to make their chances greater at doing so. However,...
How can you take good care of yourself when faced with fertility issues? Ann Bracken explains
Keeping a journal is both therapeutic and pragmatic; it provides a space to express difficult emotions and, at times, to reason with the part of us that feels overwhelmed. This can lead to new ideas and possible solutions. It...
Yoga has been around for thousands of years and amidst all its health benefits it also brings the women an extra boost for their fertility. Yoga. The word brings to mind lithe people bending into impossible positions. If you’re on...
When you’re on this fertility journey one of the most fear-inducing thing to encounter is when you’re told you only have a 1-5% chance of getting pregnant (whether due to age or having a physical issue that will prevent...
A lot of people think getting pregnant is easy. You just have to stop contraception, get jiggy and take folic acid, right? Many readers will know that is not the case.  If only it was that simple for everyone.  A lot...
So many distractions, so little time! This is often the attitude we bring to our eating, something to get over and done with while also working at the computer, comparing or contrasting ourselves to the latest Instagram pic or...
When the normal, natural things we assume are our birthright elude us, we tend not to like it  - we react. Rather than take it on the chin, “keep calm and carry on”, we see it as a set...
This fertility boosting recipe is not only delicious and simple to make and it is packed with Omega-3 oils and antioxidants. SERVES 4 Gremolata is an Italian mixture of parsley, lemon zest and garlic. It is a wonderful punchy flavouring for...
WOULDN’T it be great if weight loss was so straight forward that you could even do it in your sleep? Well, it kind of is. Drinking some teas before you go to bed could improve your sleep – and your weight...
Are you struggling with infertility and finding it all too much and stressed out? Did you know that practicing yoga and mindfulness meditation can help you relax, and cope with fertility stress? The stress and anxiety of infertility and fertility...
How to take a Mind Body approach to your fertility health and overcome fertility-related stress. Hospital visits, calendar watching, ongoing test results and scheduled sex can make trying for a baby a stressful experience for the one in six couples...
That all important meeting has just started and a wave of heat suddenly comes out from nowhere starting from your feet to your head, and no amount of flapping of papers in front of you can suppress the rush...
Managing infertility problems can challenge even the most optimistic of minds! When faced with fertility difficulties, dreams of a hoped for child can transform into feelings of pressure with each passing month. It is the uncertainty of how long...
I wish I had a pound for every time I’m asked, “What is my Number 1 tip for fuelling fertility”. I think fertility is a holistic issue, but there is definitely a place I prefer to start in my practice...
As the founder of Iris Fertility – an organisation offering bespoke practical and emotional support and companionship to individuals before, during and after fertility treatment – I am regularly asked what people can do to help manage the challenges...
Ectopic pregnancy loss is a deeply devastating experience that no woman ever wants to go through. It’s a topic that isn’t spoken about much, something that I think makes women who have had an ectopic pregnancy feel isolated and...
Given the complex combination of emotions that IVF treatment triggers, Kate Brian explores the possibility that babies created this way might have an extra psychological pull on a mother.
Coping after a failed transfer is like grieving for a loss. A loss of hope, a loss of a precious embryo and the loss of future life that you had planned out in your mind.
Hi Future Mama, We are coming up on the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. and though many of you are tuning in from all over the world and may not be celebrating this holiday; it's still a good time to...
Justine Evans talks about an AMAZING form of massage called Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) and I am going to explain how it may support reproductive health - including assisted conception procedures.
When I talk to my clients about how they are feeling, the immense emotional strain of trying to get pregnant is often a big topic of conversation. Sometimes it’s hard to cope when you feel that something may be...
Each year 68,000 couples go through IVF in the UK; in 2016, there were 20,028 births as a result of IVF. Fertility treatment can be expensive, and there are fine margins between positive and negative outcomes. Whatever the reason for...
If you are reading this article then you may already know that many couples are now finding that once they make the decision to start a family, all is not as straightforward as they thought it might be. We...
Nicola Salmon is a gentle warrior for fertility freedom and a proud, fat feminist. Her work as a fertility coach, acupuncturist and naturopath ideally places her to help women in reclaiming their health and fertility.