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.
According to research there is a very strong link between strenuous exercise and delayed conception. Whilst there is no substantial evidence, scientists have many a times linked a woman’s reduced ability to conceive to the ‘fight’ or ‘flight’ response
When I talk about pregnancy planning, I don’t mean when you are pregnant. I mean when you make the decision that you’d like to have a baby. Because I believe it’s a “project” it takes planning and action to conceive...
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...
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...
How do your genes impact your fertility and what can you do about it? Do you know how your genes impact your fertility? What does genomics have to do with your ability to get pregnant or stay pregnant? How does...
To celebrate their first anniversary, Fertility Road magazine have teamed up with House of BlueBelle to offer our readers the chance to win a special House of BlueBelle gift box valued at over £75.00. Each runner up will receive...
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.
Dietitian Melanie McGrice had seen too many women in her clinic in tears after a miscarriage, or another failed IVF cycle. "I had read all of the current research and knew that there must be something more," says McGrice. Weight and...
“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...
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...
Fast Fertility Foods - Recipes that boost fertility for you and your partner, which take less than 30 minutes to prepare.
"What Is It Really Like To Go Through IVF...?" As a former IVF patient, it's a question I have been asked frequently. It’s a loaded question. Almost everyone knows that it can be a dark place for some, and a...
Win a Peace of Mind Coaching Session (worth £250) Win a deep and powerful conversation to help you get clarity of mind, get off the emotional roller-coaster and find peace of mind. Russell will also create a bespoke hypnosis track...
We asked one of our experts Russell Davis how he would help people cope with IVF failure. A Harvard Medical School study demonstrated that the stress levels of women experiencing infertility were equivalent to those with AIDS, cancer and...
Speak one-to-one online via Skype or telephone with Andrew about your fertility health and discover what you can do to optimise your chances of successful conception and pregnancy. During a personalised online 45-minute session, Andrew will talk through your fertility...
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...
Congratulations! You’re pregnant! Everyone around you is excited except, perhaps, for you. Last time this happened and/or the time before that and/or the time before that, the pregnancy didn’t continue. You may have had a miscarriage, a stillbirth or...
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...
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.
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...
There’s something about the Mediterranean that just screams tranquillity, wellness, and fertility. Maybe it’s the pristine coastlines or all that lush greenery. Or perhaps it’s the world-renowned Mediterranean diet, the quintessential health promoting and protecting diet that’s big on...
I have spent the past 20+ years supporting hundreds of couples on the path to becoming parents. Whether trying naturally or going through IVF I find acupuncture to be the best therapy to support female and male fertility. Acupuncture is...
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...
Here’s the thing: I am not anti doctor. I think many elements of western medicine are awesome and necessary and thank god they exist in a lot of cases. Medical science has done some truly amazing things. Where my hang-up comes...
A recent British trial using acupuncture alongside IVF has demonstrated that acupuncture more than doubles women’s chances of having a baby. There has been a suggestion that acupuncture should be offered on the NHS to support IVF cycles. I...
According to the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and the European Society for Human Reproduction and Endocrinology (ESHRE), fertility counseling should be included in fertility treatment options and recommended by doctors and fertility clinics for individuals and couples...
From the very first moment, the penny drops and you realise that just because you want a child doesn’t mean you are going to have one, you come face to face with a new you, someone you never knew...
A new study has shown that postnatal depression may affect a woman’s future fertility, highlighting the need for more awareness and support for new mothers. The birth of a child ought to be a time of great happiness for a...
It’s no secret that stress and anxiety can impact on a woman’s ability to conceive, but can the pressures and demands of your working life - or even the nature of your work - actually be stopping you from...