Becky's Blog

Top 10 causes of female infertility

Female infertility can be caused by a range of factors. Some of these are standalone causes. Others are often linked. In fact, it’s not unusual to experience a combination of several issues. Read on to discover the top 10 causes of female infertility.

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Introducing our new Reprofit daughter!

We’re thrilled to announce the birth of our second daughter, Coral. Thanks to our wonderful fertility clinic, Reprofit International, we’ve been blessed with a gorgeous little girl and a sister for Ida. Both come from the same batch of donated eggs created for us in

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Natural killer (NK) cells – fertility fraud?

Are natural killer (NK) cells really a threat to fertility and pregnancy? Clinics selling so-called reproductive immunology treatments say yes – or at least maybe. Others say no and ask for the research to back it up. Here’s the truth about natural killer cells. It

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The Harmony Test (NIPT): should you have it?

Should we have the Harmony test? It’s a question our patients often ask. They’ve read about non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) on the pregnancy and fertility forums. And the Harmony test is often mentioned. So here are the key things you need to know about the

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Hydrosalpinx – does it reduce fertility?

A hydrosalpinx is a tubal blockage. Until it’s diagnosed, you may never have heard of it. But if you’ve had problems getting or staying pregnant, a hydrosalpinx could be the cause. So what exactly is a hydrosalpinx and how does it affect fertility? Here are

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Assisted hatching during IVF – the risks

Assisted hatching may help certain patients during IVF. But, like any invasive procedure, there are risks involved. Here’s the lowdown on assisted hatching and what fertility patients really need to know.

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Embryo glue – does it work or not?

Does embryo glue (or, strictly speaking, EmbryoGlue) really work? We were initially sceptical. A low-cost product that helps your embryo to implant? It sounded too good to be true. Critics initially called embryo glue too simplistic. But has that view changed?

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Missed miscarriage – the essential facts

A missed miscarriage, sometimes called a silent or delayed miscarriage, can be devastating. You’ve lost your longed-for pregnancy. Your hopes and dreams are shattered. To make matters worse, you probably had no miscarriage symptoms at all.

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