Eat yourself pregnant and get your body baby ready

Eat yourself pregnant and get your body baby ready

The chemistry of baby making is controlled by hormones.  Women especially are ruled by moods, foods and hormones but to get the chemistry right, the desire and libido is essential. “The love hormone, oxytocin is produced in times of passion, but to produce healthy...

Conception

Welcome to our conception section where you can read about preparing your body for pregnancy, which includes our pre-pregnancy checklist. Plus help with fertility problems and guidance and support on how to conceive.

Eat yourself pregnant and get your body baby ready

The chemistry of baby making is controlled by hormones.  Women especially are ruled by moods, foods and hormones but to get the chemistry right, the desire and libido is essential. “The love hormone, oxytocin is produced in times of passion, but to produce healthy...

Fertility issues and thinking about adoption?

or many of us struggling to conceive with our first, second or even third child there are a range of options that are available: IVF (and other fertility treatment), donor insemination or surrogacy, letting Mother Nature take her course, deciding to remain child free...

No money, no baby?

As we welcome a new year, a fresh start and a clean slate, many couples will be thinking that now is the ideal time to start trying for a baby, but with festive finances taking a toll on our new year bank balances, will being in the red stop you from taking the first...

Getting pregnant in your late 30’s and 40’s

It’s a fact that on average women are waiting until later in life to become pregnant.  If you’ve reached your late 30′s or 40′s and decided that now is the right time for you, how is that likely to impact on your chances of conception and the resulting pregnancy? ...

Good vibrations? How music improves IVF success

When we say ‘good vibrations’, we’re not talking about the Beach Boys!  It would seem that music (and the vibrations it causes) could make a significant difference to the success rates of IVF according to a Barcelona based fertility clinic who held a concert recently...

Preparing your body for a new year and a new baby!

Now that the new year is here, you may be thinking that a new baby could be too?  What better time to prepare your body for pregnancy than with a post Christmas detox, resolutions galore to get fitter and the thought that by next Christmas there could be another...

Expecting or new mum? Have you heard of Group B Strep?

Raising awareness of Group B Strep is the focus during July for the National charity Group B Strep Support, and they have discovered that 50% of expectant/new Mums have not heard of group B Strep.  Why not? With one baby every week dying from Group B Strep, that is...

Fertility customs from around the world – would you try them?

Getting pregnant.  It should be simple shouldn’t it, but for some of us it’s just not that easy and if you’ve found yourself with your legs up in the air after sex, charting your temperature and getting your hubby home from the office as soon as you’ve started...

Feeling in the dark about your fertility

National Fertility Awareness Week is trying to highlight the need for women to not to feel “too left in the dark” about their own fertility and to seek advice and support. As the age of the average first-time mother has risen, a leading nurse Kate Davies, of Your...

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