get pregnant
10 April 2019
10 questions you should never ask someone who is trying to get pregnant

Like asking a friend whether they got dressed in the dark this morning, there are some questions that should simply never be asked. When it comes to a friend who is trying to conceive, direct comments about their fertility or lack of it, suggestions about lifestyle changes or treatments for infertility, or even a suggestion… View Article

low sperm count
2 March 2019
Why does a low sperm count affect one in five men in the UK?

Research carried out by IVI has shown that levels of male infertility have almost doubled in just over a decade. In a ground-breaking study led by Dr. Ashley Teigs, her team found that the proportion of men at risk of needing fertility treatment has risen from 12.4% in 2004 to 21.3% in 2017. This is a… View Article

IVF Mediterranean diet
19 February 2018
Mediterranean diet linked to increased chance of successful IVF

Most progress in IVF comes about as a result of painstaking research, but sometimes a chance observation is all it takes to boost success rates. In 2012 I was lecturing at a conference in the USA and got chatting to a doctor who said his team had been concerned that some of their young couples… View Article

Pregnant at 40
1 February 2018
Everything You Need to Know About Getting Pregnant at 40

The thought of getting pregnant at 40 is, for some women, a scary thought. Although getting pregnant after 40 is possible without fertility treatment, your chances of conceiving are lower than they would have been in your 20s or 30s. This means, although it’s not impossible, it may take longer for you to conceive. While… View Article

The Definitive Guide to Ovulation
1 February 2018
The Struggle of Coping with Infertility and Our Advice

Trying to conceive can be an emotional journey – especially when you are coping with infertility. The effects of infertility can have an impact on every area of your life, making it difficult to focus on anything else. It can cause conflicts in your relationship with your partner, communication with friends, mental health and your… View Article

Common signs of Infertility
25 January 2018
Common Signs of Infertility & What to Do About It

Infertility is when a couple are struggling to conceive and cannot get pregnant, despite having regular unprotected sex. Infertility can affect both men and women, making it difficult for them to conceive. However, fertility isn’t something most people think much about before they are actively trying to have children and start having trouble. Infertility is… View Article

10 tips for sccussful conception
25 January 2018
Are Your Trying to Conceive? 10 Tips For Successful Conception

Whether you have wanted a baby for as long as you can remember, or you have recently made the decision to start trying for a family, not knowing how long it might take for you to conceive can be frustrating. Now that you are trying for a baby, it is possible pregnancy may not happen… View Article

Secondary infertility
25 January 2018
Are You Struggling with Secondary Infertility? You’re Not Alone

Deciding to try for another child is exciting, and it’s only natural to want a brother or sister for your child. However, if conceiving your first child was easy, your next child might be more difficult. Secondary infertility could be a result of not being able to conceive the second time, not being able to… View Article

female infertility
18 October 2017
The Causes of Female Infertility  

Trying to conceive is an exciting time for many couples. However, if pregnancy tests keep displaying negative results and months pass by, it can become a nerve-racking and stressful time as couples realise they may be struggling with infertility.   As a woman, finding out you are infertile can be heart-breaking. It can make you feel… View Article

what is ivf?
10 October 2017
What is IVF?

Here at IVI, we are the world’s leading fertility group with over 70 clinics in 13 countries. The focus of our clinic is to turn our patients’ dreams of becoming parents into reality, so we specialise in helping women and couples have the babies they’ve always wanted. We offer treatments such as in vitro fertilisation… View Article

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