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What Happens Behind The Embryology Laboratory Door? Top Embryologist Reveals All

What happens in an embryology laboratory? After weeks of fertility investigations, blood tests, scans and injections, the day of egg collection is finally upon you. More

Starting Fertility Treatment? Professor Geeta Nargund Reveals All

Professor Geeta Nargund, Medical Director of CREATE Fertility, shares an overview of what you can expect when starting fertility treatment. Staring fertility treatment Starting More

12 Things You Can Start Doing to Improve Your Fertility

Research shows that fertility rates in the UK are dropping and it is estimated that one in six couples in Western countries experience fertility problems and this number is growing.

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Zita West Answers The Sex Questions You’re Too Embarrassed To Ask When You’re TTC

Trying to conceive? Fertility guru Zit West answers the sex and fertility questions you’re too embarrassed to ask the doctor.

TTC: What Supplements Should I Take? Expert Advice For Men And Women

“Knowing which nutrients you need to support pre-conception and pregnancy can help support you on your journey to trying to conceive.” Lesley Gilchrist.

What IS The Perimenopause And What Does It Mean For My Fertility?

GP and menopause specialist, Dr. Louise Newson, answers your essential questions about perimenopause, early menopause, and Premature Ovarian Insufficiency or POI.

What Are The Benefits Of Reflexology For Fertility And Pregnancy?

London reflexologist Keah Lan shares her insights into how reflexology can help with fertility and pregnancy. 

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A Guide To Male Infertility: Causes, Tests And Solutions

Let’s talk about male infertility. Dr James Hopkisson, Medical Director at TFP Fertility Group is on hand to answer our questions.

What Is The True Impact Of Diet, Fitness, Stress & Toxins On Your Fertility?

One in six couples has trouble conceiving, and this number is only set to get bigger as both men and women chose to postpone childbearing until later in life. Up to a third of people have what we call unexplained infertility, with no obvious clinical cause found despite multiple investigations.

REVIEW: How Useful Is The breathe ilo Fertility Tracker?

The breathe ilo is the world’s first breath analysis device that works to accurately predict your fertile days. All you have to do each day is take one minute to breathe into it.

To Drink Or Not To Drink While TTC: How Alcohol Can Impact Fertility

New research conducted by King’s College London has brought to light a lack of awareness in the UK surrounding our lifestyle choices and the impact they can have on our fertility, most notably drinking when TTC. 

Heavy Periods: What Are Your Options For Coping?

Heavy periods are common, with many women describing their periods as heavy, but it can be difficult to know if your periods are normal or something you should get checked and treatment for.

The JelliePod Ep #8: 5 IVF Cycles, SERC, Egg Donors, And A Devastating Miscarriage

The JelliePod is back with another guest episode. 30-year-old Natalie joins the show to talk about her IVF/TTC journey, involving five IVF cycles.

Covid, Vaccines And Your AMH: What Does This Mean For Fertility Treatment?

The JelliePod fertility podcast welcomes Dr Cesar Diaz-Garcia from IVI London to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on fertility, and the vaccine on menstrual cycles.

The Nitty Gritty Guide to Ovulation

I’ve pulled together advice from trusted sources so you’ll find everything you want to google about ovulation, all in one place.

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Getting Pregnant: Everything You Need To Know About Implantation

Implantation is when a fertilised egg attaches to the lining of the uterus marking the beginning of pregnancy.

How Can The COVID-19 Vaccine Impact My Period, Fertility Or Pregnancy?

Research by Yoppie, the pioneers of personalised period care, has found that some women are concerned about the COVID-19 vaccine and how it could impact their menstrual cycle, as well as their fertility. 

Optimising Your Health When Trying To Conceive

If you are thinking of conceiving, or are currently trying to conceive, here are a few important steps you should follow.

The JelliePod Ep #2: Early Menopause And Egg Donors Abroad

Jamie and Ellie welcome their very first guest to the podcast in episode 2 of The JelliePod to talk about egg donors and IVF abroad. 

10 Things You Need To Know About Rose And Rosie

We’re Rose and Rosie, and we’re married to each other and going to have a baby! Read on to find out 10 Things You Need To Know About Us.

Covid-19 And The Implications For Fertility Treatment

Leading expert, César Díaz-García breaks down COVID-19 fact from fiction when it comes to all things fertility, as he answers your biggest questions.

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Trying To Conceive? Zita West’s Ten Tips For Healthy Eggs

Fertility expert and midwife to the stars, Zita West, advises on how to keep your eggs at their healthy best to improve chances of fertility and healthy pregnancy.

Is Your Partner’s Sperm Healthy? 5 Tips To Build And Boost Sperm Health

Whether you’re dealing with a low count, poor motility or morphology, there is always room for improvement when it comes to the intrinsic and genetic status of the sperm

How To Use Superfoods To Increase Fertility And General Wellbeing

If you are serious about conceiving or wanting more energy, or you want to get your hormones back in check, because you feel like your emotions are out of control, the first thing I would suggest you do is start following an anti-inflammatory diet.

Is a Fresh or Frozen Embryo Transfer Better?

Do you go ahead with the fresh transfer of an embryo that has developed over several days, or do you wait and freeze the embryo?

Fertility In The Pandemic: What’s Going On?

In the pandemic, where fertility treatment is not possible, patients are left facing a whole new level of discrimination, this time imposed by a new virus.

COVID-19 And Fertility Treatment: What We Know So Far…

Struggling with subfertility no matter when, always brings pain and suffering but never has this pain been more pronounced than in this pandemic.

Celebrity Lisa Faulkner On Her Journey To Motherhood: Ectopic Pregnancy, The IVF Rollercoaster & Adoption

I was flawed, numb. For a long time I didn’t know what to do next. I couldn’t quite believe it was happening to me. It took me a long time to pick myself back up off the floor and see that there could be another way.

Egg Donation Abroad: Here’s How to Keep a Lid on Costs

Ask any UK IVF patient why they went abroad for treatment and most will say to find a cheaper clinic. Of course, the right combination of price and quality of treatment is the ideal solution, but does this really exist?

What is the Best Age to Freeze My Eggs?

Women are now more aware of their own biological clock and want to give themselves the best chance to have a child later in life with their own biological eggs.

Male Infertility: The Stigma, Causes, Treatments & Emotional Impact on Wellbeing

Men are often the neglected and forgotten part of infertility. Male infertility is under reported, because of the barriers to going to see the doctor in the first place, and therefore not investigated as much as it should be.

My Baba Measure: What’s Hot This Week

From socially responsible fashion and snuggly sleepsuits to at-home fertility testing and stylish strollers, here’s what the My Baba team are loving this week.

Parental Control, Episode 4: Are We Too Impatient About Getting Pregnant? How To Boost Your Odds Of Conception

How can you assess how fertile you are? Does mental health have an impact on fertility? And are you falling for the common fertility myths? Listen to the latest My Baba podcast episode here.

Fertility Treatments Explained: What Are My Options?

The most important thing you can do is make sure you and your partner have had a full medical evaluation beforehand to see if any cause can be found and if this treatment is necessary for you.

8 Tips to Boost Your Fertility and Chances of Conceiving

Whether you’re looking to improve your chances of getting pregnant naturally, or need some help with treatment you may be having for fertility, here are Dr Larisa Corda’s top tips for boosting your chances of conceiving

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Sperm Freezing: Why and When Should it Be Considered?

Children born to older fathers are found to have lower birth weight, premature births and increased risk of stillbirth.

Does Age Impact Your Fertilty? Having A Baby In Your 20s, 30s, 40s And Beyond

There are plenty of pros and cons to trying for a baby at different ages but what is the optimum age for trying to conceive?

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The AMH Test Explained: How Reliable IS It?

We see many patients who have questions about the AMH test, in particular, including its significance and reliability. Dr Amin Gorgy explains all.

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Finding YOU in the Face of Fertility: When to Get Support

Soon your relationship starts to suffer. Sex becomes mechanical. Anguish and anger take over. Then your everyday thoughts are clouded by the spiral.

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Happy Mother’s Day! When’s It Going to Be My Turn?

We’re still trying for a baby. It’s been eighteen months of dashed hopes and negative pregnancy tests, every two week wait longer than the last.

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Preparing For IVF: Screening & Tests

A fertility MOT or fertility assessment is a worthwhile investment for those individuals and couples who are looking to start a family or who are keen to assess their fertility status.

10 Of The Best Gadgets & Gizmos To Help You Try To Conceive

We gave ourselves six months to try naturally, and during that time I was determined to try every single gadget that might help. Below is my review of everything I’ve come across this year.

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Can Acupuncture Help Increase The Success Rate Of IVF?

I asked top acupuncturist Dr Tiejun Tang if he had any useful articles on the topic of acupuncture and IVF. I really feel that Dr More

You & Your Fertility Workshop: How To Get Your Body Baby Ready With Zita West

Zita West is hosting a day workshop help you understand your fertility potential, manage mindset and stress, focus on the right nutrition and help create a personalised plan of action for you.

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The Jellie Diary: Our First Buserelin Injection: Here goes nothing!

For anybody going through fertility struggles or requiring support for their own IVF journey, do join our private and safe group on Facebook, you can find it via the first pinned post on our Facebook page. 

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The Jellie Diary: The Treatment Plan, Egg Collection & Embryo Transfer

The Jellie Diary is back. Jamie and Ellie are busy preparing for the start of their second cycle of ICSI, following the birth of their ICSI daughter in June 2017.

5 Pillars of Fertility

Can Stress Really Have an Impact on Our Fertility?

I want to introduce  you to THE 5 PILLARS OF FERTILE; and teach you how bringing them into your life will help you become a parent from a place of health and balance.

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Fertility & Nutrition: Foods to Eat and Foods to Avoid

An overview of the role food plays in fertility, the foods to indulge in, the foods to avoid, and some brilliant cooking tips from nutritionist and personal trainer Michelle Walsh.

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A Guide to Pre-Pregnancy Vitamins and Minerals to Optimise Fertility

When trying to conceive, it’s important that your body gets the vitamins and minerals it needs to optimise your fertility.

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Planning Your IVF Trip Abroad? The Things You Need to Know

Dr Caroline Phillips from Fertility Clinics Abroad gives us the low-down on important things to think about before heading oversees for IVF treatment.

Getting Pregnant: The Contraceptive Pill, Alcohol Intake & Supplements

I’ve been on the contraceptive pill for 15 years. Will this mean it will take me longer to get

Zita West on Fertility & Pregnancy

Why Can’t I Get Pregnant?

Can I carry on with my daily exercise? What if I don’t normally exercise? Is now the time to

How Reliable Is Your AMH Result

How Reliable is Your AMH Result?

Today I got my second AMH result. I’ve been obsessing about it a fair bit since the blood test almost two weeks ago, but More

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Pelvic Assessments, AMH and the Ticking of The Clock…

I had my pelvic assessment scan this week, and by all accounts, I passed with flying colours. They found EIGHT healthy looking follicles on More

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Britain’s Most Trusted Nutritionist on What You Should Be Eating When Trying to Conceive

How important is your diet when you’re trying to conceive? I think it’s incredibly

Everything You’ve Always Wanted To Know About Ovulation

Fertility expert Zita West answers the most frequently asked questions on ovulation.

Zita West On The “Radical” Approach To Fertility And Miscarriage

Fertility expert Zita West explains how inflammation affects the fertility cycle.

Zita West: Is It Time You Had A Fertility MOT?

We are starting to see a lot of younger women at the clinic who are having fertility MOT

Jellie Diary

The Jellie Diaries Part 24: Must Have Products for Your Newborn – Part One

We’re really excited to introduce to you some must-have baby products by brands we trust for your new arrival.

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The Jellie Diaries Part 23: Baby’s 4D Baby Scan at 22 Weeks

You can book a 4D scan appointment at any one of the branches of Window to the Womb, based all over the country.

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The Jellie Diaries: Part 22: Black Eyes & Migraines at 22 Weeks

Check out part 22 of the Jellie Diary, as they hit 22 weeks of pregnancy. Products featured in the video are included below: My More

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The Jellie Diaries Part 21: Woah, We’re Half Way There… The 20 Week Scan

Check out this week’s Jellie diary, they’ve finally reached the half way point, at 20 weeks, and they head back to the Royal Surrey More

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The Jellie Diaries Part 20: The Ailments of Pregnancy…!

Check out what Ellie and Jamie have been up to in part 20 of their IVF/pregnancy diary. Sanggol® Maternity and Body Pillow Aquaflex Weighted More