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  • Coping after miscarriage

    Miscarriages are surprisingly common but agonisingly heart-breaking. It is situation few of us would really think about until it actually happens. But the loss and grief felt can be so intense it almost takes your breath away. What is a miscarriage? A miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a baby (foetus) during the time from

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    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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    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

    Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is an upsetting and complex condition, which although affecting 10% of women between the ages of 15 and 50 does not have a determinable cause at this moment in time. The term polycystic can be translated as many (poly) cysts which is not an entirely accurate description of the condition. Characteristics

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    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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    Life After a Miscarriage

    Losing a baby during pregnancy can be a devastating experience. The grief that follows is all too real, and a great deal of support will be needed to help you through the painful days and weeks that follow. Miscarriages are generally not random events – they happen for a reason, and most occur because of

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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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