Your fertility


Guide to contraception

With so many choices available, contraception can sometimes appear to be confusing. How do you know which method is best for you?  Your decision will be influenced on personal preference as much as your age and lifestyle and it’s likely you’ll modify your method of contraception at least once as your circumstances change. Condoms Condoms

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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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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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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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