Infertility

Why You Should Never Stop Believing You Can Have a Baby

BritChick Paris | Posted 13.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

I had always expected I would have kids. As a child you dress dollies and give them names. Mine were two girls, just like my sister and I. Charlotte and Helena. Then you start dating boyfriends and imagine what your children would look like. Then life happens. Career, divorce, loss of a parent, sadness.

An Oldie but a Goodie - Acupuncture helps Fertility!

Pregnant City Girl | Posted 11.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Pregnant City Girl

Theory behind it includes the possibility that herbal remedies and acupuncture can affect the ovulation and menstrual cycle and enhance blood flow to the uterus.

China Hospital Opens 'Sex Room' For Infertile Couples

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

A hospital in China has opened a 'sex room' in a bid to help couples struggling to conceive. The rooms, which can be found at Songziniao Hospital i...

Breast Cancer, Singledom and Turning 30

Laura Price | Posted 24.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Price

While my friends are busy getting engaged, married or pregnant, I'll be spending the first year of my 30s battling breast cancer. Six months of chemotherapy and radiotherapy and a possible double mastectomy mean my life is effectively on hold.

NHS Fife Denies IVF To Smokers And Fat Women

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.09.2012 | UK

The decision of an NHS board in Scotland to deny IVF to smokers has been labelled as “scandalous” by a infertility charity. NHS Fife has said t...

Armpits4August: Challenging Beauty Norms and Raising Money and Awareness of PCOS

Sarah Hickmott | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Hickmott

Over time we are aiming to have pride in our body hair rather than shame, and to challenge the idea that post-pubescent women with body hair - no matter how much - are disgusting, unhygienic or 'unnatural'...

IVF and Infertility - The New Solution

Ellee Seymour | Posted 03.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Ellee Seymour

IVF is regarded by many infertile couples as the answer to their dreams, their last desperate chance of becoming parents, especially as many today are leaving parenthood until later in life.

Five Million IVF Babies Born Since 1978

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Five million IVF babies have been born since the era of assisted reproduction dawned in 1978, it has been calculated. Experts based the estimate on...

Waist Weight: Why it’s About More Than Squeezing Into Those Skinny Jeans

Dr Davina Deniszczyc | Posted 25.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Davina Deniszczyc

Ladies, we're having some tummy trouble. If we're to cut our risk of diseases and health implications, like breast cancer and infertility, we need to lose some inches from our waists.

57% Of Women's Waistlines Are 'Too Big', Suggests Survey

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The waistlines of more than half of women are too big, experts have said, as they warned those who are overweight they are increasing their risk of ca...

I'm 38 and Want a Baby - Is it Too Late?

BritChick Paris | Posted 23.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
BritChick Paris

I'm finally fully embracing the idea but very soon I turn 39. All through my thirties I thought I was bobbing along fancy-free and young at heart. Now the reality has hit that I'm one step away from 40. Cue sirens and red flashing lights.

Same-Sex Couples And Women In 40s 'Should Be Entitled To IVF On NHS'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women struggling to conceive should be offered IVF treatment into their early 40s, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (Nice) ha...

Cambridge Women Offered £750 For Egg Donation

Posted 12.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Female students at Cambridge University have been targeted as potential egg donors after leaflets urging women to help an infertile couple were discov...

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...

Surviving the Childless Weekend Blues

Jody Day | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Jody Day

Many of us are so busy with work commitments and after-work activities Monday-to-Friday that we can't wait for the peace and quiet of the weekend in order to recover. And then, when we wake up on Saturday morning to an empty bed, an empty house and an empty weekend, it doesn't feel relaxing, it feels hideously oppressive.

Could His Love Of Junk Food Be Making Him Infertile?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 14.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Men who love eating junk food could be slowly killing their sperm count with every bite, research has revealed. A study by Harvard Medical School, ...

Baby Born Using 25-Year-Old Sperm

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A baby girl was born after being conceived using sperm that has been kept frozen for 25 years – the longest that sperm has been kept frozen and then...

Controversial ‘Three Parent IVF’ Treatment Could Soon Be A Reality

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Babies with three biological parents could soon be a reality after a new £6m laboratory has been given the go ahead and funding to develop a unique I...

IVF Study Brings Fresh Hope For Older Women

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Fertility experts are appealing for a U-turn in the current rules against multiple embryo IVF implantations, after a new study has revealed that two e...

Why IVF Babies From Frozen Embryos Are Bigger And Healthier

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

IVF babies born from frozen embryos are heavier and healthier than those born from fresh embryos, new fertility research has discovered. The resea...

The Secret Joys at Christmas

Sonja Lewis | Posted 11.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sonja Lewis

During the holiday season, joy, gratifying joy, is ubiquitous, both night and day. Don't you just love it - the magic of Christmas: the carols; the decorations; the lights - particularly if you are a child. But you probably aren't, if you're reading this blog.

Couple Left Devastated After IVF Clinic Destroys Eggs

PA | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A couple were left devastated after experts at an IVF clinic destroyed an entire supply of eggs on the same day they were donated. The shatterin...

Georgia James

Men Should Eat More Fruit And Less Red Meat To Boost Fertility

HuffingtonPost.com | Georgia James | Posted 22.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

A diet high in fruit and grains and low in coffee, alcohol and red meat could boost a man’s fertility during IVF treatment, scientists say. The ...

Are Single Women The Driving Force Behind The Rise In IVF Treatments?

PA | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle

There has been a rise in the number of fertility treatments carried out in the UK, possibly due to an increasing number of women using donor inseminat...

'Fertility Switch' Could Save Women From Pain Of Infertility Or Miscarriage

Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 17.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists from the Imperial College London have discovered a ‘fertility switch’ that could help treat infertility and miscarriage in the future. ...