Getting healthy for pregnancy

Increase your chances of getting pregnant

Increase your chances of getting pregnant

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

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Thinking about surrogacy

Thinking about surrogacy

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.

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cervical smear tests

Cervical smear tests

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

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tips for getting pregnant

Tips for getting pregnant

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

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Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction

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

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