Fact or myth but can a fertility diet comprised of eating low carb foods improve your chances and help you get pregnant? A study on The Effect of Low Carbohydrate Diets on Fertility Hormones and Outcomes in Overweight and Obese Women seems to think so. Dietitian Melanie McGrice had seen too many women in her […]
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Partnership Reaffirms Commitment to Solve Infertility Challenges Faced by Military Families Worldwide
Research by Yoppie, the pioneers of personalised, organic period care delivered through your letterbox, has provided some top tips on how to keep motivation up during your menstrual cycle, as periods put a stop to fitness regimes for the majority of women. With our New Year’s resolutions still at the forefront of our minds, many […]
Over the last few days I’ve been experiencing feelings and thoughts that I had on our fertility journey. The combination of being in constant pain that has kept me from sleeping, the pandemic putting life projects on hold and it been constantly raining for days has left me feeling fed up with life. I’ve been […]
According to the medical community, an embryo is formed from the moment cells divide after fertilization till the eighth week of the pregnancy. Here is all you need to know about embryo freezing process.
Not being able to get pregnant can put major pressure on your relationship.
Six in 10 women are anxious about their chances of having a family due to the Covid-19 pandemic, research from Stowe Family Law, the UK’s largest team of specialist family lawyers has revealed. The study of over 400 single women shared with Fertility Road also revealed that over half of the women with concerns are […]
Returning to Fertility Treatment paused due to Covid 19 – Managing the psychological impact of emotional uncertainty
Fertility related issues bring enough uncertainty without trying to manage them during a pandemic! The HFEA responding to the extraordinary impact of Covid 19 and on the advice of government bodies and professional fertility bodies made the difficult decision to recommend that no new treatments could begin and that clinics should suspend treatment until they […]
Infertility can put a strain on the best of relationships. It is never something a couple expects to go through or can imagine how it will be when they start out. You can quickly go from deciding its time to start trying for a baby to it impacting every area of your life, talking to […]
Covid-19 may damage sperm quality and reduce fertility in men, according to a new study based on experimental evidence. The viral disease which has swept the globe, claiming nearly 2.2 million lives can cause increased sperm cell death, inflammation and so-called oxidative stress, researchers reported Friday in the journal Reproduction. “These findings provide the first […]
Australian Government funds new website providing independent information on all fertility clinics.
One in two Americans are planning to never go on a diet again, according to new research. The study asked 2,000 nationally representative Americans about their experiences with fad diets in the past and their plans for 2021. Seven in 10 respondents also shared that diets that required strict rules never really work for them […]
When it comes to fertility problems, it is a sad fact that some GPs, will go gung-ho into investigating the female partner, whilst the male is often left on the side-lines with no investigations.
I am all about informed choices and firmly believe that whatever choice you make you should feel comfortable with it. To do that you need all the information and facts available to enable an informed decision. As a scientist and fellow human I am feeling a little uncomfortable with the lack of factual information relating […]
Key Points Egg Freezing can extend the biological clock Freezing eggs does not affect their ability to create a healthy pregnancy Freezing 10-20 eggs before you are 35 gives you a 70-90% chance of success using those eggs In the UK, it is only possible to store eggs for a maximum of 10 years after […]
According to the NHS, approximately 1 in 7 couples can experience difficulty to conceive. Almost 85% of couples conceive naturally within a year. However, the statistics can be problematic if you take them at face value. Conceiving is no walk in the park. Even couples who conceive naturally and unaided tend to have regular unprotected […]
Rectangle Health and ARC Fertility are pleased to announce their partnership to provide a sophisticated, digital patient experience that improves payment capture and brings efficiency to everyday fertility clinic functions. Rectangle Health’s patented Practice Management Bridge® payment processing technology enhances both the in-person and virtual experience by allowing patients to make payments through contactless, online, […]
We often grow up learning that success comes through focus and hard work. The problem is, that approach doesn’t work for fertility despite how long you spend googling for the thing that may make the difference! In fact it can make things worse. Find out how you can create success with more ease and wellbeing […]
Infertility throws so many challenges our way, and none more sanity-threatening than the dreaded two week wait. Rachel is an author of 336 Hours a humorous and poignant diary about one woman’s quest to be a mother available on the Amazon. From my own experiences across years of fertility treatments, and the experiences of all […]
If you are struggling to get pregnant, then it’s likely that you immediately consider whether you might be infertile. That’s understandable and issues with fertility in both men and women are a lot more common than most people realise. Indeed, there is some evidence that suggests that the percentage of fertility issues increases. However, it’s […]
Making the decision to have your fertility treatment abroad is a big step into the unknown. The more information you have at the hand, the more likely you can make an informed decision on which clinics and countries best suit on your particular needs and expectations. Part of the challenge is knowing which questions to […]
Blood plasma from COVID-19 survivors was of little benefit to patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia, researchers in Argentina reported on Tuesday in The New England Journal of Medicine. So-called convalescent plasma, which delivers COVID-19 survivors’ antibodies to infected people, did not improve critically ill patients’ health status or reduce their risk of dying from the […]
Lauren Fennemore (31), a first-time mum from Surrey, secured a last minute publishing contract for her self-penned children’s book ‘The Year We Muddled Through’ just a matter of hours before heading to the hospital to give birth. As an active member of the Instagram IVF community, Lauren wrote and self-published the book in November 2020, […]
British adults have started researching their immune system online since the coronavirus pandemic began
Almost 10 million British adults have started researching their immune system online since the coronavirus pandemic began. In a bid to become more knowledgeable a recent poll of 2,000 found that 15 percent of adults wanted to learn more about how to cope during the pandemic. With more people in lockdown and working from home […]
Omega-3, the fatty acid found in fish, helps to decrease blood pressure and can aid the battle against depression, a study has found. Dr. James Brown, a professor from Aston University, explored the correlation between marine oils and a range of health benefits, in particular heart health. The scientific report revealed fish oil has a […]
Women Are Spending The Equivalent Of Almost An Entire Month Of The Year Worrying – And More Than Half Said It Is Having An Impact On Their Health
Women are spending the equivalent of almost an entire month of the year worrying – and more than half said it is having an impact on their health. A study of 2,000 adults found women spend an average of almost two hours a day feeling worried or stressed, with two-thirds of this time spent feeling […]
Chronic Pain! If you’re suffering from it, you would know that it doesn’t go away soon and how bad it can get. It stays with you for weeks, months, or years. The medical timeline for chronic pain is at least 3 to 6 months. Causes and Symptoms of Chronic Pain You could be in chronic […]
This post will help you understand ovulation and ovulation symptoms that occur during your menstrual cycle. At the beginning of your cycle follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) is produced by the pituitary gland in your brain. Each follicle contains one immature egg. Ovulation occurs when an egg is released from one of your ovaries. Ovulation typically […]
Is there a bigger bummer than not getting pregnant? Yes, there is: finally getting pregnant and losing it to low progesterone. Sure enough, in order to get and maintain a pregnancy, all pieces should fall in place, like in a giant puzzle. It is all about timing, normal hormone levels and perfectly well functioning body […]