Becky's Blog

Donate to National Fertility Awareness Week!

Some causes get it absolutely right, and National Fertility Awareness Week is one of them. It runs from 30 October to 5 November, the weekend of the Fertility Show. We encourage anyone interested in fertility to donate. This scheme is doing incredible work, highlighting how

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Surgical sperm retrieval – 10 key facts

Female fertility is a hot topic. So why is male infertility never really talked about? In a fertility industry geared towards women, medical help for men also exists. Obviously. 1 in 50 men produce no sperm in their ejaculate, even though healthy sperm is stored

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EmbryoScope – does it really help IVF patients?

IVF patients are now offered a bewildering array of ‘add-on’ treatments. And a growing number of fertility clinics now use a machine called the EmbryoScope. What is it and does it actually benefit IVF patients? Some clinics say yes. Others say maybe. Actually, the jury

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Join us at the Fertility Show 2016!

The 2016 Fertility Show weekend is almost upon us. Ben has been asked back as a guest speaker and is putting the finishing touches to his speech as we speak. His seminar will look at all the aspects of fertility treatment abroad, with an emphasis

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IVF and preeclampsia: is there a link?

For every positive study highlighting the potential of IVF, there’s always another that’s less cheery. You may have read scare stories online suggesting that IVF raises the risk of preeclampsia. Does it really? Let’s take a look at the evidence.

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For great fertility care, let’s stay in the EU

Since 1973, when the UK joined the European Union, British citizens have benefitted enormously. And in recent years one sector has particularly flourished: medical travel. Thousands of British patients each year fly to other European countries for private treatment. Why? Because clinics are on our

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The truth about Clexane and fertility

Clexane injections during fertility treatment? Controversial. Some research says Clexane helps women to conceive. Others question the benefits. So what’s the deal with Clexane and fertility treatment? Time for a closer look at the evidence.

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