When it comes to starting a family, many of us believe it will just be a case of coming off birth control and having lots of sex. However, what they failed to tell us in school sex education classes is that even having sex at the right time in your cycle, there is still only
Getting healthy for pregnancy
Surrogacy is an extraordinary act of generosity whereby a woman carries a child for a couple who are unable to conceive or carry a child to term themselves. Are you thinking about surrogacy? It is a massive gift from the surrogate mother and her family, with all the attendant emotional and physical stresses it brings.
Cervical cancer is one of the few manifestations of this horrible disease that is preventable. Cervical smear tests are offered to all women between the ages of 25 and 64, every three-to-five years. Surely it’s a no-brainer? Pop yourself down to the Docs and get checked out. What could be simpler? Yet for many women
When you are desperate to conceive any suggestions on how to increase your chances are welcome. We’ve compiled a helpful checklist of tips for getting pregnant. Time to go forth and multiply! 1: Have More Sex Seems obvious, right? But having more sex takes effort and regular sessions in the sack can often fall by
This week, we were lucky enough to be able to interview the UKs leading infertility charity, Infertility Network UK, to find out just what support is out there for people struggling to conceive and how to make the journey to parenthood that little easier. Here’s what we talked about: How many couples experience problems with fertility
What is Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction? Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (or SPD) is also often referred to as Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP). The condition is most common in pregnant women and occurs when one or more of the joints in the pelvic area become stiff and irritate each other causing discomfort or pain. As symptoms usually worsen