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Trying to conceive

These days, it’s hard to look far without seeing a pair of tight or ‘skinny’ jeans. The advent of these jeans came in the 1950s, with pioneers like Elvis Presley paving the way for the new fashion fad. Since then the beacon has been taken up by celebrities ranging from

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Trying to conceive

Trying for a baby can be stressful and stress is not good for you or your sex life. Advice on getting pregnant ranges from making sure you have sex as often as possible when you are ovulating to advice on how to take the pressure off ovulation time by having

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Unexplained infertility

Unexplained infertility is a frustrating diagnosis to receive. After all the stress and upset of all the appointments and tests, couples should at least be able to expect to be given a concrete reason for why it is they’re having trouble conceiving. But sadly, this isn’t the case. For 20-30%

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Chlamydia trachomatis
Trying to conceiveUnexplained infertility

Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria called Chlamydia trachomatis. This is the most common bacterial sexual infection, with over 100 million people getting infected each year. In the last ten years, the infection rate of chlamydia has doubled in the UK. And this is not the

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Sperm and Ovum
Assisted conceptionFeaturedTrying to conceive

Sperm have a pretty tough time. They begin life in the testes, where – after a gruelling 74 days on the production line – they wind their way through coiled tubes to reach the prostate gland. It’s from here that sperm will be ejaculated during sex. They’re catapulted at a

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Assisted conception

When undergoing in vitro fertilisation (IVF), there seems to be one million and one things that can influence the chance of success. The factors at play include age, specific type of infertility, the length of time a couple has been trying for a baby and the number of IVF cycles

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Assisted conception

It’s something every expectant couple will spend hours milling over. Will we be having a girl or a boy? The question may spark many discussions. Names, nursery colours, finding out now vs. waiting until the birth. One thing is for sure; the mystery of it all is very exciting. For

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FeaturedUnexplained infertility

Endometriosis is a disorder in which endometrial cells, like the ones covering the inside of the uterus, start growing abnormally in a location outside of the uterus. In normal conditions, endometrial cells create the lining covering the inside walls of the uterus and this lining is being shed each month

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