The Truth About Fertility Treatment In Older Women

Dr. Tarek El-Toukhy | Posted 17.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Tarek El-Toukhy

As a whole, we are living longer and we are healthier than any generation before us. However, unfortunately this is leading women into a false sense of security by thinking their eggs are healthy, therefore leaving motherhood later. The truth is at 35 a woman's fertility begins to decline with her fertility having almost halved by the time she reaches 40

Louise Redknapp Discusses Whether She'll Have More Kids

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 12.10.2016 | UK Parents

Louise Redknapp has discussed whether or not she’ll be adding to her brood any time soon. The ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ contestant, 41, was encour...

Woman's Joy After Court Grants Her 'Last Chance' To Have Dead Husband's Child

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 03.10.2016 | UK Parents

A woman has spoken of her joy after she won a court case to use frozen embryos, created using her dead husband’s sperm, to have a child. Samantha Je...

Problems Getting Pregnant Second Time Around?

Dr Geetha Venkat | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK Parents
Dr Geetha Venkat

It is not uncommon for couples to want to extend their family. However, it is not unusual to experience infertility when trying for a second or third child. The situation can be stressful and upsetting and also difficult to process, especially if the first pregnancy went without a hitch.

IVF: Cutting Costs And Bridging The Social Divide

Dr Geeta Nargund | Posted 16.09.2016 | UK
Dr Geeta Nargund

In the last 20 years much has changed in the field of fertility treatment -advances in technology we could not have dreamed of even twenty years ago. The challenge now is to harness those advances in ways that puts women's health at the heart of every decision, to ensure that current IVF treatment is made less expensive and safer for women and finally to push forward on current exciting research to slash the costs of fertility treatment to make IVF more accessible to couples across the social divide.

Sinitta: 'I'm In The Process Of Fostering A Baby'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 15.09.2016 | UK Parents

Sinitta has revealed she is “in the process” of fostering a baby, after previously suffering miscarriages and failed rounds of IVF. The 52-year-ol...

Pregnant Alex Jones To Reveal All About Her Fertility In BBC Documentary

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 07.09.2016 | UK Parents

Alex Jones is preparing to reveal all about her journey to pregnancy in a new documentary ‘Alex Jones – Fertility and Me’. The ‘One Show’ pr...

24-Year-Old Who Desperately Wants Baby Before Hitting Early Menopause Issues Plea For Help

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A 24-year-old who desperately wants children is crowdfunding for a third cycle of IVF, after doctors told her she is heading towards an early menopaus...

Endometriosis: Why You Have More Options Available To Help Your Symptoms Than Just Surgery

Dr. Ahmed Ismail | Posted 05.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Ahmed Ismail

Did you know.... 10% of women worldwide suffer from Endometriosis? That's a shocking 176 million. Yet, despite this, very little is known about the c...

Don't Mention the 'M' Word

Dr Geeta Nargund | Posted 13.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Geeta Nargund

Being a parent is no measure of intellectual acumen, emotional intelligence or strategic ability. Just as fatherhood isn't an acknowledged badge of ability in either the political or business world, to value women on the basis of whether they are or aren't a mother is to seriously undervalue them...

This Man Has Fathered 22 Children With 18 Different Women

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Parents

A man who has fathered 22 children with 18 different women said he is simply performing a “selfless act” for women “desperate” to conceive. Ar...

Can An Aspirin Before Sex Make You More Likely To Have A Baby Boy?

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Parents

Women who want to have a baby boy, have been cautioned that advice suggesting taking an aspirin before conception can influence the sex of a baby, is ...

Holly Willoughby Would Have Opted For Sperm Donation If She Hadn't Met Her Husband

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 01.07.2016 | UK Parents

Holly Willoughby revealed she would have used a sperm donor to have children if she hadn't met the right person. The 35-year-old, who has three childr...

Most Fertility Tracking Apps Get it Wrong

Dee Armstrong | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Parents
Dee Armstrong

Photo: Sam Edwards - Getty Images/OJO Images RF A new study published in the scientific journal Obstetrics and Gynaecology says that most period and ...

The Heartbreak Of Infertility From A Man's Perspective

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 24.05.2016 | UK Parents

A dad-to-be has shared a heartwrenching account of his three-year struggle to become a parent. Dan Majesky took to Facebook on Friday 20 May to share ...

Women Aren't Baby-Making Machines, Female Sterilisation Is Our Right

Rachel Moss | Posted 17.05.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Rachel Moss

After four long years of campaigning, Holly Brockwell finally won her battle to be sterilised. On Friday the 30-year-old underwent an NHS operation that will mean she can no longer become pregnant. As a woman who has known for years that she doesn't want to have children, Holly couldn't be happier.

Mum-To-Be's 'Bittersweet' IVF Pregnancy Announcement

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK Parents

A mum-to-be has captured the struggle she went through to conceive her first child in one powerful image. The woman, known only as Macy, photographed ...

Abortion - A Choice Made From Love

Deborah Hitchins | Posted 09.05.2016 | UK Parents
Deborah Hitchins

It's a decision that smashes your heart instantaneously into a million pieces. A decision that changes you forever. A decision that you cannot run from and will carry on your shoulders every second of each day, your first thought in the morning and last thought at night.

How Combining Fostering and Adopting Provided My Son With the Loving Care He Needed as a Baby

Phil Smith1 | Posted 05.05.2016 | UK Parents
Phil Smith1

We had to approach this process appreciating that if it was possible, it would be the first choice for any baby. We would know we had been a vital safety net for the child, that we had minimised upheaval in the child's life and provided stability and love.

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,...