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Male Testicular Health and Fertility

Male Testicular Health and Fertility

The British Fertility Society has just produced some very informative videos on male testicular health and fertility. These are intended to support young men aged 14-24 years to become aware of factors that affect testicular health and fertility.  Please share with...

Investigating and treating Male Fertility alongside Female Fertility

Investigating and treating Male Fertility alongside Female Fertility

A fascinating video which discusses investigating and treating male fertility - a must watch for all couples looking to conceive. Mr Jonathan Ramsay, world renowned male fertility specialist, and  Dr Carole Gilling-Smith from the Agora Clinic discuss the issues around...

2021 What a year it has been!

2021 What a year it has been!

Dr. Carole Gilling-Smith from the Agora Clinic joins Michael Johnson-Ellis from Two Dads UK to reflect on changes, developments and challenges across the UK fertility sector in 2021 - and what a year it has been! The pandemic continues to present major challenges for...

Time to level up and stop discrimination against same sex couples

Time to level up and stop discrimination against same sex couples

In this two part article we will discuss the issue of discrimination against same sex couples embarking on their parenting journey. Part 1: Shared Motherhood Shared motherhood is a wonderful way for two women or trans persons in a loving relationship to share the...

Best Fertility Care Award 2021

Best Fertility Care Award 2021

We are delighted to announce that The Agora Clinic received the Best Patient Care and Support Award from the European Fertility Society at the Fertility Care Awards 2021. We are so proud to have once again been recognised for providing exceptional patient support...

Same Sex and Solo Parenting using a sperm donor

Same Sex and Solo Parenting using a sperm donor

We are delighted to share one of the most popular educational sessions we held during the Modern Family Show in September: ‘Same sex and solo parenting using donor sperm: Talking about the journey’. This interactive Q & A session was hosted by Michele Gilling-Ulph...

Let’s start talking about male infertility

Let’s start talking about male infertility

"Studies suggest 9.2 percent of men between the ages of 15 and 44 have problems with fertility" Here at the Agora we take male infertility very seriously: to us it really is the other side of the equation, rather than an afterthought to a couple’s fertility treatment....

The Modern Family Show 2021

The Modern Family Show 2021

This year's Modern Family Show was a huge success, with hundreds of people attending over the weekend. Our team of staff and volunteers were on hand to talk to people about their parenting options, and Dr Carole Gilling-Smith presented. Below is a short video from the...