For some, trying to get pregnant can be a very difficult process. Whatever your struggle, we are here to help you maintain a healthy mind and body throughout and to highlight the options available to you.
Diet can have an impact on both male and female fertility. In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) is a commonly discussed fertility treatment which is suitable for some couples. It isn’t the only treatment available, with others such as Ovulation Induction and Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI) also potential options.
Fiona frantically shoos an angry wasp away from her little boy Harris, who’s sat in a high chair in the kitchen eating his lunch. Karen runs for a newspaper to swat it as Harris chomps away obliviously. It’s the scene of an ordinary family, on an ordinary day. But Fiona and Karen have come a long way to reach this point.
As a same sex couple, the options for having their own children haven’t always been available to them. For many years, Karen says, they didn’t consider it an option, and remained content in their busy professional lives within the sports industry. But with options becoming more and more available to same sex couples over the course of their relationship, they began to contemplate life with children.
Find out more about their story.
If you're considering fertility treatment it can be useful to know what to expect from the process ahead. This guide provides an outline of the typical journey and who will see you at each point.
David and Fiona came to Nuffield Health hoping to conceive their own biological baby against the odds. A combination of fertility treatments provided hope.
From the causes of fertility issues, to the likelihood of success - Nuffield Health Consultant Dr Helen Lyall answers some of the most common questions around male fertility.
Struggling to conceive can put a strain on your relationships and your wellbeing. There are many reasons why it may not be happening for you right now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t find a way through it.
Between the ages of 25 and 35 many women are making important decisions that will affect the rest of their lives. You may be focussed on pursuing your career, or you may be thinking about starting a family. You may want both.