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The Jewish Faith and IVF

The Jewish Faith and IVF This article has been contributed to fertility clinic IVF London, by Fertility Counsellor, Nomy Cohen Infertility can be a very difficult and painful journey for any couple irrespective of their culture or ethnicity. Whatever the circumstances, fertility problem (if any) or outcome of treatment, the experience can have a huge […]

Fertility Preservation & Breast Cancer

Fertility Preservation & Breast Cancer Cancer Research UK identified over 55.000 cases of breast cancer per year, with a 78% survival rate. Although there is no particular cause for developing breast cancer, unhealthy lifestyle, excessive consumption of alcohol, family history of breast cancer, are some of the risk factors that can increase the chances of […]

Lifestyle & Nutrition: the solution for hormone-related infertility

Lifestyle & Nutrition: the solution for hormone-related infertility Hormones are special chemical messengers in our body. They are made by the endocrine glands and travel through the bloodstream to all organs and tissues telling them what to do. Our environment and lifestyle have a huge effect on our hormonal balance. In fact, lifestyle and dietary changes […]

Improving Sperm Health with Acupuncture

Improving Sperm Health with Acupuncture This article has been published with permission from Acupuncture by Ilana Ilana Garsin BSc (Hons), (Lic Ac), (MBAcC)   Acupuncture and sperm health You may have heard that acupuncture can be used to increase fertility for women, but did you know it can help men too? Men continually produce new […]

PCOS Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: symptoms, infertility and treatment

PCOS Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: symptoms, infertility and treatment   Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common condition that affects 1 in 1o women. It is characterised by: irregular or no periods periods – which means you are not ovulating regularly excess androgen – high levels of “male” hormones polycystic ovaries – your ovaries become enlarged and contain many follicles […]

Emotional Support During Fertility Treatment

Emotional Support During Fertility Treatment   1 in 6 couples experience difficulty conceiving and this can have a significant impact on mental health and wellbeing. In fact it has been reported 50% of people have found it the most distressing experience of their lives. Research also shows 80% experience stress, 90% feel depressed, 42% have […]

5 Celebrities Who Opened Up About Fertility Treatment

5 Celebrities Who Opened Up About Fertility Treatment For those 1 in 6 affected by infertility, feelings of shame, guilt, and sadness, make them suffer in silence and feel isolated. Recently, and partly due to social media, more and more people are openly speaking about fertility treatment. This is a conversation that is much needed. […]

5 Symptoms Of Infertility in Women

5 Symptoms of Infertility in Women Many women and men dream with creating a family and having children throughout their lives. However, if a couple has been trying to conceive for a year without success, it’s best to have a closer look and assess possible problems that may be affecting fertility. Infertility is becoming increasingly […]

Top 5 Factors Affecting IVF Success

The first IVF baby was welcomed into the world on 25th July 1978. Since Louise Joy Brown was born, more and more couples, who would have been otherwise unlucky, have been able to experience the joy of parenthood year on year. Today, 1% of babies born worldwide are conceived through Assisted Reproductive Technologies. Although there […]