Making the biggest dream come true
Sperm donation is a fertility treatment that has seen a huge increase over recent years. We look at why this is so, and what modern processes consist of.
Jessica Hepburn: my experience of the fertility rollercoaster
I have been on a long struggle to conceive, which has involved 11 rounds of IVF, several miscarriages and an ectopic pregnancy that almost took my life. One thing that this experience has taught me, is the power of sharing experiences of fertility.
Stop the rationing of fertility services
On Saturday 25 March, a patient day of action will invite everyone affected by the unfair rationing of NHS fertility services to write to their MPs. The call is for people to share their personal journeys with infertility, and to highlight the state of local NHS fertility services.
Sex bomb: Dr Christian Jessen on the danger of STI's
Sexually transmitted infections can blow a hole through your family planning – so let the testing begin, says Dr Christian Jessen.
Smashing the fertility myths
There are worrying gaps in young people’s knowledge of fertility and reproductive health, which experts believe may leave them ill equipped to make the best choices.
How obesity and other lifestyle factors can affect fertility rates
I am a strong believer in the life-course approach to improving the health and wellbeing of girls and women, not least because of the very real need to shift the focus of healthcare provision away from treating illness towards prevention by promoting good health.
Lessons in reproductive health
Knowing how to start a pregnancy is just as important as knowing how to stop one, believes professor Adam Balen, Chair of the British Fertility Society.
Fit for life: top tips for a successful pregnancy
Give new life the best chance – by sorting out your old one, says professor Joyce Harper from the University College, London.
Fertility and family planning
During your fertile years you can spend a lot of time planning or trying to avoid pregnancy. Getting to know how your reproductive cycle works is a great way to help you do both.
Expert answers common conception questions
Dr Adam Watkins, General Secretary of the Society for Reproduction and Fertility and research fellow at Aston University’s school of life and health sciences, tackles your conception conundrums.
Male infertility is on the rise
Around one in six couples in the UK today have difficulty conceiving, a problem affecting more than 3.5 million people.
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