Self-care tips for expectant and new dads

Self-care tips for expectant and new dads

1. Connect with other dadsStarting down the road to becoming a dad can be a time of mixed emotions and you may have a lot of questions. It is common to feel overwhelmed, worried, exhausted and concerned about how you are coping with it all. Having a chat with another...
Top 7 Tips to improve sperm health

Top 7 Tips to improve sperm health

1️⃣ Maintain a healthy BMI as being overweight can affect sperm quality.2️⃣ Don’t smoke or take recreational drugs, both can affect sperm health and can impair sex drive. Partners of male smokers also have an increased risk of...
7 things you shouldn’t say to someone with fertility issues

7 things you shouldn’t say to someone with fertility issues

There are not many subjects more sensitive than someone’s fertility. Whether they have just started trying to conceive or are about to embark on another IVF attempt, it is a subject that is highly emotionally, intensely private and hugely significant. It is one that...
The Two Week Wait

The Two Week Wait

Many people describe the journey of IVF treatment as a never ending roller coaster ride, filled with heart stopping peaks and troughs of emotion. And in what is all undoubtedly a challenging period, the time after your embryo transfer and before you can take a...
Shaping up for conception

Shaping up for conception

The links between being overweight or obese and an increased risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes, are well known – we read about them all the time. But what’s less well publicised is that an unhealthy weight – in either partner –...
Why is it important to investigate DNA integrity in sperm?

Why is it important to investigate DNA integrity in sperm?

All that glitters is not gold. And not every pretty and well moving sperm is alright from inside. Whether the DNA inside the sperm is complete and without breaks, it has a great importance for the further development of the embryo. When the egg is fertilized with a...