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TwoDads U.K. COVID19 Support Session – Fertility Preservation

TwoDads U.K. COVID19 Support Session – Fertility Preservation

Dr. Carole Gilling-Smith talks to Michael Johnson-Ellis from TwoDads.UK about fertility preservation as part of their COVID-19 support series. In this episode Carole discusses the work the Agora does with the LGBTQ+ community, their educational program and how...

Stopping the biological clock

Stopping the biological clock

One of the most painful things a woman can hear is that she has little or no hope of conceiving her own biological child. Sadly in my Fertility Clinic in Hove I see far too many women who find themselves in this situation. Many have achieved everything they could have...

Does green tea boost fertility?

Does green tea boost fertility?

Diet is really important for couples who are trying to conceive. But there are a lot of myths out there. So before you start introducing weird old wives’ practices or new fads into your food regime, follow our new series of blogs in which we look at 10 diet changes...

Coronavirus update for pregnant women

Coronavirus update for pregnant women

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists has recently published an update. Based on what we know about the virus so far, there does not appear to be any added risk of coronavirus to pregnant women or to their developing baby. Neither does It appear that...

Does cutting out alcohol help when trying to get pregnant?

Does cutting out alcohol help when trying to get pregnant?

You may only be a moderate, social drinker, but if you are struggling to conceive, cutting out alcohol altogether could be the change you need to make to fulfil your dream of having a baby. It’s probably not a surprise that heavy drinking damages your fertility.  In...

What Are My Chances of Conceiving Using Donor Sperm?

What Are My Chances of Conceiving Using Donor Sperm?

In most cases, the younger you are, the greater the chances of fertility success. National figures published by the HFEA show that as a general : If you’re under 35, the success rate is around 14% If you’re 35-39, the success rate is around 11% If you’re 40-42, the...

What lifestyle changes could I make during pregnancy?

What lifestyle changes could I make during pregnancy?

We advise that you include plenty of fruit and vegetables (at least seven portions a day) in your diet to make sure you get enough vitamins and minerals. We also recommend that you take a folic acid supplement of 400 micrograms per day. Getting enough exercise is also...

Enhanced Male Fertility Screening Tests

Enhanced Male Fertility Screening Tests

The latest advances in the field of assisted conception suggest that we need to measure men’s fertility more accurately. A growing problem around men’s fertility was highlighted in 2017 when scientists reported that the sperm count of men in the developing world had...

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