My journey to happiness

I knew when I got married in 2008 we would have trouble conceiving. I just wasn’t aware how hard it really was to get pregnant. My husband and I started trying right away with the help of a reproductive endocrinologist.

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Never stopped believing in better…

I had three children when I was 19, 21 and 25 with no fertility problems. After my third child I had a tubal ligation due to not wanting to increase my family size anymore. Two years later the worst thing

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IVF Advances

Couples experiencing problems conceiving a child and dealing with the challenges of infertility experience the same level of stress as going through the treatment of a life-threatening illness. Fortunately, modern fertility treatment methods are giving them a better chance than ever of achieving

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What Drinks Should You Avoid if You Are Trying For a Baby?

Make healthy drinking part of your preconception care plan, as well as healthy eating. Most of us know that it is quite important to eat and live well when you are pregnant. We know that saying well “act pregnant to

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The mobile phone in your pocket could be COOKING your sperm!

New tests showed sperm counts dropping down “significantly” in men who kept a phone in their trousers – and for just an hour a day! It is believed men who keep mobile phones in their trouser pockets risk their sperm being

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Is a close friend of yours trying for a baby with IVF?

How can you support her through this time? Telling her to ‘think positive’ and ‘relax’ is probably the last thing she wants to hear. A close friend of yours has been trying for a baby with IVF. She has tried a few

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Depression, anxiety and IVF pregnancy

Depression and anxiety, and not necessarily the use of antidepressant medication, are associated with lower pregnancy and live birth rates following in vitro fertilisation, according to a large register study from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. The findings are published in the journal Fertility

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Why is Male Infertility Rarely Spoken About?

For 40 percent of couples who can not conceive, the problem lies with the man. So why is male infertility rarely spoken about? Female fertility is a “hot” topic. Women are constantly reminded of their biological clocks and warned about

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