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The first Fertility Fair in Harley Street, hosted by the London Women’s Clinic

The first Fertility Fair in Harley Street, hosted by the London Women’s Clinic

So you’ve decided you’re ready to have a child but you have no idea where to start. You’ve heard how some people make arrangements with male friends to get pregnant and of course everyone mentions the turkey baster. But, this is an important decision and you think it deserves more attention. Where do you start?Read more about The first Fertility Fair in Harley Street, hosted by the London Women’s Clinic[…]

The 4th annual Families Through Surrogacy Conference is taking place in London

The 4th annual Families Through Surrogacy Conference is taking place in London

To help intended parents and potential surrogates navigate difficult journeys, Families Through Surrogacy is holding its fourth annual conference in London on 11 March 2016. About the conference The conference will bring together intended parents, surrogates and surrogacy experts from the UK, USA, Canada, Ukraine and Asia to understand how best to ensure that surrogacyRead more about The 4th annual Families Through Surrogacy Conference is taking place in London[…]

5 tips for picking an LGBT-friendly Fertility Clinic

5 tips for picking an LGBT-friendly Fertility Clinic

Kathryn Bryant, a fertility consultant has 5 tips for starting your journey to creating your future family for LGBT people. 1. Beware of becoming  just a number All fertility clinics will be vying for your business. They invest heavily in great marketing and some have done very well at waving the rainbow flag to getRead more about 5 tips for picking an LGBT-friendly Fertility Clinic[…]

National Fertility Awareness Week

National Fertility Awareness Week

Fertility issues are all too often misrepresented and misunderstood. It’s common for media attention to be focused on stereotypes of fertility struggles: the 30 – or 40 – something career woman who’s left it too late; the against-the-odds IVF success story or the woman who’s apparently easily come to terms with childlessness –  but thisRead more about National Fertility Awareness Week[…]

Healthy liver: healthy hormones

Healthy liver: healthy hormones

If you’re having fertility treatment or trying for a baby naturally, you’ll probably want to take extra care of your diet to improve your chances of success. Here, nutrition expert, Anna Firth, explains how to keep your liver in tip-top condition to help regulate your hormones. The liver is the body’s primarily detoxifier – everythingRead more about Healthy liver: healthy hormones[…]

Donor conception – same stress different families

Donor conception – same stress different families

If there was one model to follow on how to deal with the stress of donor conception, it would make the whole process a lot easier. There’s often a misguided assumption that assisted conception will be easier for some types of families than others, but sadly, that’s not the case. For anyone trying to conceiveRead more about Donor conception – same stress different families[…]

Case study: Emma – an egg sharer’s story

Case study: Emma – an egg sharer’s story

Facing disappointment after trying to find a sperm donor on her own, Emma attended an Open Day with her partner at the London Women’s Clinic in Darlington, where she was told about the Egg Sharing Programme. “I’d spent a year and a half trying to find a known donor willing to perform home insemination. AfterRead more about Case study: Emma – an egg sharer’s story[…]

Vegas: casino’s, gambling, nightlife, and …fertility?

Vegas: casino’s, gambling, nightlife, and …fertility?

It should come as no surprise that people holiday in Las Vegas, a city like no other, to experience world-class hotels, nightlife, food and entertainment. But, did you know that people also travel to Las Vegas to be treated at one of the most highly respected fertility centers in the world, The Fertility Center ofRead more about Vegas: casino’s, gambling, nightlife, and …fertility?[…]