Male Fertility factor – What is a varicocele?

Male Fertility factor – What is a varicocele?

In the UK 25% of fertility problems are due to male factor alone. There are many reasons for male infertility and not always are these causes clear. However we do know that the following can cause male infertility: • Hormone imbalance, such as hypogonadism (reduced...

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IVF Add-ons – Are they worth the expense?

IVF Add-ons – Are they worth the expense?

Should you consider IVF Add-ons? Fertility problems affect one in seven couples in the UK. Many of these couples go on to seek assisted conception. However there is increasing concern that many of the additional treatments and services, often...

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Should I take time off work after embryo transfer?

Should I take time off work after embryo transfer?

Whether or not to take some time off work following embryo transfer is a question I get asked a great deal. Some women feel that they would like to take a week or two off to rest and some feel that if they stayed at home they would be going...

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Diminished Ovarian Reserve – what this means for you

Diminished Ovarian Reserve – what this means for you

Receiving a diagnosis of diminished ovarian reserve (or low ovarian reserve) can be devastating. You will undoubtedly have concerns as to what this means for you and ultimately whether or not you’ll be able to conceive. But what does this...

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IVF and relationships

IVF and relationships

IVF and Relationships - How to navigate your fertility journey in one piece. How do you keep your relationship strong when you are going through the emotional turmoil that is IVF?   After 5 gruelling years of trying to conceive both...

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