Fertilisation

Three Person Babies: Who Do We Recognise As Parents And Why?

Lisa Webley | Posted 16.12.2016 | UK Parents
Lisa Webley

English law provides that the person who gives birth to the child is automatically the legal mother, and the man who undergoes fertility treatment with that woman is the legal father regardless of whether it was his sperm that was used to create the child.

Embryo Adoption Increasingly The Answer In A Changing World

Dr Victoria Walker | Posted 10.11.2016 | UK Parents
Dr Victoria Walker

What is embryo adoption, and why does it matter? At Institut Marques, we've trail-blazed the use of donated embryos in assisted reproduction treatment for more than a decade, yet it's now that we're seeing more and more patients coming to us to learn about the possibilities it offers.

Fascinating Animation Shows How A Fertilised Egg Grows Into A Baby

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 27.08.2015 | UK Parents

An incredible animation has been released showing how a fertilised egg grows into a baby, over the nine months of pregnancy. Failed Science, a Twit...

Does Bigger Sperm Make Getting Pregnant More Likely?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Longer sperm means a greater chance of fertilisation, according to scientists. Experts observed that male zebra finches with longer sperm cells wer...

Could This Gene Help You Get Pregnant?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists studying mice have identified a gene which could boost human fertility. Experts say the discovery, announced in a journal today, could h...