egg freezing

Egg freezing: How effective is it really?

More women are relying on egg freezing to preserve their fertility, but how effective is it really? Whatever your thoughts on egg freezing, there’s no denying it’s becoming increasingly popular in the UK. So much so...
Pregnant

Are you pregnant? Take our quiz to find out…

Experiencing pregnancy symptoms? Take this quiz to find out whether you might be pregnant... Regardless of what our quiz tells you – don't take what we say as gospel! Make sure you take a pregnancy...

Top 10 questions to ask before choosing a fertility clinic

We spoke to Professor Dr Geeta Nargund, Medical Director at CREATE Fertility who gave us 10 questions she advises asking before starting treatment.

Pregnancy cravings and what they mean

Many women report overwhelming urges to seek out all kinds of weird and wacky food combinations while carrying. Pickles with doughnuts? Ketchup and chocolate? Chillis on ice cream? And it's not just about what you desire...
morning sickness

The facts behind morning sickness

Dr Penelope Law, consultant obstetrician and gynaecologist at The Portland Hospital, unveils the facts behind morning sickness Morning sickness can affect many women, in fact, around 70 per cent suffer from it in the first...

Could this specialised massage help you conceive?

An Amazonian abdominal massage technique is proving a powerful tool to treat everything from infertility to prolapse, says Louise Crockart What is Arvigo Therapy? Here’s the science bit. The Arvigo techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy are...

Are you suffering from secondary infertility?

For many parents, trying to conceive a second time can prove more difficult than they imagined. Fertility expert Emma Cannon explores the subject Interestingly, according to Chinese medicine, a woman needs five years between children...

The reality of morning sickness

A new survey commissioned by nausea-relief brand Sea-Band reveals the highs and lows of morning sickness Pregnancy is an exciting time, but it can also come with a range of challenges. For the majority (80%)...

Fertility in your forties – everything you need to know

Tick tock goes the clock... Lianne Kolirin looks into the reality of having children later in life. Age may just be a number but when it comes to fertility you can’t ignore the pace...

Getting Pregnant: Advice from Zita West

Zita West teams up with First Response to give advice on how diet, nutrition and exercise can play a key role in boosting your fertility. It’s well known that a good diet and exercise regime...