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FertilityPregnancySexual Health
March 12, 2016

Putting the FUN into fertility

Amazingly, you have only around a 20% chance of conceiving each month – and this is only if everything is working as it should be. This percentage decreases with certain factors like increasing age (especially over 30), certain medical conditions and medication, being overweight, smoking and lack of exercise. (more…)
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Pregnancy
July 6, 2015

Foods to avoid during pregnancy

You’re taking folic acid, getting enough calcium and eating your fresh fruit and vegetables, but do you know which foods you should actually avoid during pregnancy, and why they’re bad for you? We take a look at the top foods you shouldn't eat while pregnant. 1. Under-cooked poultry, eggs and meat Make sure all meat and poultry is fully cooked before eating it. If the meat is still pink, or transparent (for example egg whites), then it needs to be cooked longer. If you’re cooking hot dogs and other processed meat, make sure they’re steaming hot before eating, or avoid…
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Pregnancy
February 23, 2014

We answer your top pregnancy questions!

When it comes to pregnancy, everyone’s an expert! As a first-time mom, there’s plenty of excitement, nerves and changes to your body – on an almost daily basis. And, as if that isn’t enough to deal with, there’s the constant stream of advice, often given by complete strangers. (more…)
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Pregnancy
January 27, 2014

Womb transplant is a success

For many women, the thought of not being able to give birth to your own child – for any reason - can be devastating. There is hope though, for two women in Sweden who have undergone uterus transplants. (more…)
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Fertility
November 23, 2013

Putting the FUN into fertility

Amazingly, you have only around a 20% chance of conceiving each month - and this is only if everything is working as it should be. This percentage decreases with certain factors like increasing age (especially over 30), certain medical conditions and medication, being overweight, smoking and lack of exercise. Around 70 % of couples who are trying to conceive will succeed after 6 months, and after one year around 15% will still be struggling. After a year of regular unprotected intercourse and being unable to conceive it is time to see your doctor. So how can you increase your chances…
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