Fertility and Air Pollution – Cities with the Cleanest Air
This guide was authored by fertility supplement provider, Fertility Family. Air pollution is an ongoing health concern for millions and with news reports emerging of possible links between pollution and fertility problems, it is worth understanding exactly what is happening with the UK’s efforts to clean up its air. Greener air is beneficial for both […]
PCOS and the Menopause: Everything you need to know
Guide authored by PCOS supplement provider, Fertility Family. Despite affecting around 1 in 10 women in the UK, which makes it the most common female hormone condition, polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is still often misunderstood by many people. It is most broadly associated with problems getting pregnant (although in many cases it does not need […]
Fighting Fatigue: Tips for women with PCOS
Guide authored by PCOS supplement provider, Fertility Family. Whether you have PCOS or not (and approximately 1 in 10 women do), you may not be aware of some of its additional symptoms. While it is most commonly associated with fertility problems – and can in many cases be overcome as a barrier to conception with […]
Can exercise supplements affect male fertility?
Along with taking male fertility supplements, one of the most common pieces of advice to improve fertility is to exercise more and lose weight. There have been a number of studies which show that having your BMI in the ‘normal’ section – i.e., between 18.5–25 – correlates with improved fertility outcomes. The best way to […]
What are the chances of getting pregnant after miscarriage?
How common is miscarriage? There are a lot of misconceptions around miscarriage and, as it is such an emotional subject, it is often not spoken about openly. Firstly, the rate of miscarriage is actually relatively high compared to what many expect. The NHS website says that 1 in 8 pregnancies end up in miscarriage. However, […]
How Long Is the IVF Process From Start to Finish?
Advances in 1.IVF and other Assisted Reproductive Technology are giving more and more couples who struggle with infertility the opportunity to start a family. In the UK there are over 75,000 cycles a year which are overseen by over 100 clinics. Despite the widespread use of IVF it is still a process which is misunderstood […]
The 2021 Fertility Journey Survey
Fertility Family have conducted a survey of 681 couples struggling to conceive, to gain an insight into the current mindset surrounding fertility and conception in the UK and to open up the conversation around infertility. You can read the breakdown of our findings here.
IVF Alternatives: What are your options?
If you have been trying to conceive for a while without success, you might be considering what options are available to you. A quick search around online and you will often end up at IVF treatment and the way that works. However, you might be wondering what other options are available to you before going […]