Fertility treatment

NHS funding for IVF

The NHS was set up in July of 1948.  The clear principle being that the health service would be accessible by all and funded through taxation, so people pay into it according to their means. The idea behind it was that within a few years post war Britain would have a healthier nation. Years down

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trying for a baby

Dealing with pregnancy jealousy

Living a country with free contraception makes it very easy for us to plan when we want bless the world with our offspring – or so we think! Many of us spend a lot of our lives avoiding getting pregnant until we feel the time is right – and then it’s all systems go! How deflating

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sexual problems for men

Sexual difficulties for men

Sexual problems for men and how to overcome them It can feel embarrassing and even shameful to experience sexual difficulties as a man, but statistics show that its a very common experience affecting around 10% in the 20-40 age group and 40% in the over 60’s. It can be tempting to believe that you are

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pill to help you conceive

Male infertility

Infertility is generally considered to be when a couple have failed to conceive after two years of regular unprotected sex.Male Infertility can be caused by a wide ranging variety of things and it’s important to get checked if you have been trying for a baby and failing to conceive. Infertility can occur at any time,

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IVF Family

IVF: An overview

IVF stands for ‘In Vitro Fertilisation’. This is the process for removing eggs from a woman’s ovaries and mixing them with sperm in a laboratory culture dish (in vitro means ‘in glass’ in Latin) in order to fertilise the egg. The first IVF baby – often referred to as the first ‘test tube baby’ –

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Early pregnancy backache

Very early pregnancy symptoms

Very early pregnancy symptoms can take shape in a number of ways, one of the early signs that you could be pregnant is when your period is late or you miss your period completely. If your monthly cycle is regular and consistent and you experience this, it could be signs you have a bun in

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