Fertility

Sick Of The Pill? Seaweed Beads Could Be For You

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 28.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

With mood swings and headaches among the side effects, finding a contraceptive pill that suits your body can be a minefield. But preventing pregnancy...

The New PRP Vaccination: A Solution to Male Infertility?

Dr. Ahmed Ismail | Posted 18.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Ahmed Ismail

As someone who has witnessed many changes in the field of fertility over the past 40 years, I was fascinated to see that researchers are increasingly focusing their attention on male fertility factors.

'Worrying' Gaps In Education Risk Young People Never Becoming Parents

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 15.04.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Sex education in schools should be improved to better prepare young people to become parents, leading fertility experts say. The Royal College of Obst...

This App Could Be Almost As Effective As The Contraceptive Pill At Preventing Pregnancies

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 14.04.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Most people use fertility apps to figure out when the best time is to conceive a baby, but it turns out there may be a completely different use for it...

Grandmother Who Gave Birth Aged 55 Hits Back At Critics

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.04.2016 | UK Parents

A grandmother who gave birth to triplets aged 55 has hit back at critics who have called her "selfish". Sharon Cutts and her 40-year-old boyfriend Stu...

Mum Says Doctor's Weight Loss Advice Solved Her Struggle To Conceive

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK Parents

A mother lost nearly four stone in order to fall pregnant after her doctor said her weight was the reason she couldn't conceive. Sarah Mackenzie, 27,...

Number Of Women Freezing Eggs To Delay Motherhood Soars

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

There has been a "substantial increase" in the amount of women opting to freeze their eggs so they can become mothers later in life, new figures show....

Woman's Pregnancy Hope After Receiving Frozen Ovary Taken From Body Before Puberty

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A woman who had her ovary removed and frozen as a child has had the organ implanted back into her body so she can become a mother. If the transplant p...

Men With 'Super Sperm' Offered Free IVF Course For Friends Or Family

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 14.03.2016 | UK Parents

A fertility clinic is offering men with good quality sperm the chance to nominate a friend or family member for free IVF treatment. Privately-run Bou...

Saira Khan: 'I Send A Wish To My Daughter's Birth Mother Once A Year'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 11.03.2016 | UK Parents

Loose Women star Saira Khan's road to becoming a mum-of-two was far from easy. Not long after she married her husband, Steve Hyde, Khan realised s...

Mums Who Give Birth After 40 'Increase Risk Of Heart Attack And Strokes'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.02.2016 | UK Parents

Women who have children when they're aged 40 or older are more likely to have a heart attack or a stroke in later life than women who have children at...

Doctors Debate Whether Children Born Through IVF Could Face Health Problems In Later Life

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 16.02.2016 | UK Parents

Undergoing IVF is an "evolutionary experiment" that could be as big a health disaster for children as junk food, a scientist claims. Dr Pascal Gagn...

Tyra Banks Announces Birth Of 'Miracle Baby Boy'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.01.2016 | UK Parents

Tyra Banks has welcomed her first child into the world via surrogate. The former supermodel, 42, announced the news on Instagram by sharing a photo...

The Body Coach Claims His Weight Loss Plan Helped Two Women Fall Pregnant

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.01.2016 | UK Parents

Fitness Instagram star Joe Wicks (a.k.a The Body Coach) has claimed his latest weight loss plan helped two women, who were struggling to conceive, fal...

Christie Brinkley's Touching Story About How She 'Helped' Iman And David Bowie Conceive

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 14.01.2016 | UK Parents

Christie Brinkley has shared a touching story about how she "helped" Iman and David Bowie conceive their daughter. The American model and mum-of-th...

Sperm Donor Meets Four Children He Fathered For The First Time

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 12.01.2016 | UK Parents

The emotional moment a sperm donor met four of his biological children for the first time and introduced them to their half-siblings was captured on f...

Asherman's Syndrome: The Little Known Condition Making Women Infertile

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 06.01.2016 | UK Parents

Two women who struggled to get pregnant discovered they were suffering from a condition their GPs had never heard of. "The hardest part for me was ...

Coping With Infertility After Cancer Treatment

Sammy Orchard | Posted 07.01.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Sammy Orchard

Earlier this year, I was diagnosed with womb cancer. I had spent six years trying for a baby, including four years of failed fertility treatment. I had been due to start another round of IVF when tests indicated a problem which turned out to be cancer.

9-Year-Old Boy With Brain Tumour Is First To Have Testicular Tissue Frozen

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Parents

A nine-year-old boy with a brain tumour has become the first person in the UK to have his testicular tissue frozen in the hope he will be able to have...

Scientific Breakthrough: Same-Sex Couples Could Have Babies With Genes From Both Parents

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 23.12.2015 | UK Parents

Same-sex couples may one day be able to have babies who are genetically related to both partners, thanks to a scientific breakthrough. The newly de...

Emmerdale Actor Expecting Baby After 'Struggle' To Conceive

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Parents

Emmerdale actor James Hooton, who plays Sam Dingle in the soap, has announced his fiancée Nancy Lucas is expecting the couple's second child together...

Could This Intestinal Worm Improve A Woman's Fertility?

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Roundworms could hold the key to improving a woman's fertility, research suggests. The parasitic worm, which is found in the human gut, might be re...

This Is What Women Look For In A Sperm Donor, According To Study

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Women prefer intellectual, shy and calm men when looking for a sperm donor, a study has revealed. The study, conducted by the Queensland University...

My Baby Cost £70,000

The Huffington Post UK/SWNS | Amy Sharpe | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Parents

A woman who underwent 10 years of IVF treatment has told of her joy at finally having her first child - after spending £70,000 on fertility treatment...

10 Things You Need to Know Before You Become a Sperm Donor

Suzi Godson | Posted 08.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Suzi Godson

Some men are put off before they even start. Because screening can reveal issues about future fertility, current health and the health of any existing, or future children, men are, quite rightly, advised to think very carefully before they decide to donate sperm.