If you're having trouble getting pregnant, forget about oysters – the best fertility foods are fruit and vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats and plant protein. Not some half-baked theory but the result of years of scientific studies on diet...
Have fun with these Summer Snacks to kick start your fertility with these quick and easy recipes from My NutriCounter.
Although IVF success rates are improving all the time IVF failure can occur and it can often take a number of IVF cycles before a patient will see a successful outcome, if at all. As someone who has experienced a...
There has been a recent surge of people adopting veganism as the clean eating movement sweeps social media. Juliet Gellately, nutritional therapist and founder of vegan charity Viva! Health explains why a vegetarian diet plant-based diet could hold the...
All too often when women are dealing with fertility issues, all that is examined is the uterus from a medical perspective. Women are rarely asked what has been going on in their life, or what other factors may be...
“You may never know what someone is going through, but if you notice any signs of pain—hostility, negativity, or over-sensitivity—then odds are, you know how they feel. Respond to the pain instead of judging the signs.” Lori Deschene I have...
Many experts are confident that following the right diet could be the single most important factor for successful conception and help you boost fertility naturally, and there’s scientific evidence to prove it Researchers at the University of Murcia, in Spain,...
Most people know that it’s important to eat and live well when you’re pregnant. The mantra is ‘act pregnant to get pregnant’ or ‘preconception care’, as it’s also known.
Whether you’re trying to conceive on your own or with the use of assisted reproductive technology, getting back to the basics of healthy eating may increase your chances of conceiving and help you stay energised through the process. Exotic super...
Whether you are just thinking about starting a family or are looking to add to your expanding one, the following tips can help prep your body for a healthy conception. Vital Vitamins It is not secret that both partners should take...
"Most relationships fail because we spend too much time pointing out each other’s mistakes and not enough time enjoy each other’s company." - Unknown Struggles through infertility can tend to take over your life. The constant stress of the treatments...
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...
A growing body of evidence support the role of traditional Chinese Medicine in the treatment. After two years of struggling to conceive naturally, Ms Tran decided go for Chinese Medicine to help conceive. She felt it was taking longer than...
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...
Do you have a regular menstrual cycle? Do you know when you ovulate? Do you have a healthy period? These are all questions you need to be able to answer to optimize your chances of having a healthy baby. Let’s start...
In 2014, after a soul destroying decade of trying – and mostly failing – to get pregnant with and without fertility treatment, Iris Fertility was born. Through Iris Fertility, I provide independent practical and emotional support and companionship to individuals...
Eating to be fertile - how to optimise your fertility through your menstrual cycle. Each phase of your menstrual cycle offers a unique opportunity to enhance your fertility health. Throughout the 4 phases of your cycle, your body is constantly fluctuating...
When Raylene de Villiers consulted with fertility astrologer Nicola Smuts she was prepared for the fact she may never become a mother.
Salmon provides a brain building dose of Omega 3 oils - but watch your intake while pregnant. Omega 3 oils are very important, but it's advised that you don't have more than two portions of oily fish a week. INGREDIENTS: 2...
Dr. Edward Marut of Fertility Centers of Illinois Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility, Obstetrics and Gynecology Men who smoke over 20 cigarettes per day experience 19 percent reduction in sperm concentration when compared to nonsmokers. Hormonal Issues Smoking decreases testosterone...
Research has shown that women struggling with infertility experience the same level of depression as women with Cancer, HIV and heart disease, and a shocking 42% of respondents in a recent Fertility Network survey reported having felt suicidal at...
Salmon croquettes not only contain the highly prized omega 3 fatty acids, but also several herbs and grains with even more fertility boosting powers. Fertility Boosting Quick & Easy Salmon Croquettes – makes 6 croquettes A perfect complement to our Juicy...
Rachel is an author of 336 Hours humorous and poignant diary about one woman’s quest to be a mother available on Amazon Infertility throws so many challenges our way, and none more sanity-threatening than the dreaded two-week wait. From my...
Fertility expert Professor William Ledger sees many couples are trying to conceive. “Have a happy sex life,” is his top tip for anyone wanting to get pregnant. He says "what causes fertility problems in some couples is that they don't...
Scientists at the University of Sheffield have discovered that hot flushes experienced by a woman may be linked to the most fertile part of her monthly cycle. Boffins discovered that body temperate rises by approximately 0.2 degrees Celsius just after ovulation. This is thought to...
As a woman struggling to conceive for almost three years now, I thought I had tried just about every possible medical and holistic treatment for fertility that existed. However, after a recent radio interview that I gave about my...
Vicki Powell talks to Fertility Road Magazine about her personal during through IVF and the importance of mindset during the IVF process. Mindset is everything! We had IVF on the NHS and are delighted to now have a healthy baby...
I was recently reflecting on an experience and using the analogy of going on a rollercoaster as a way of explaining how I felt. It was nothing to do with fertility. When I think about going on a rollercoaster...
Best-selling author, fertility expert and regular Fertility Road magazine contributor Emma Cannon took time out of her busy schedule to talk about the inspiration for her new book FERTILE Nourish And Balance Your Body Ready For Baby Making. What's inside...
A healthy body and mind is essential if you want to conceive a healthy baby What you eat, and how you exercise and live while trying to conceive, are as important now as they will be when you’re pregnant, so...