Our modern lifestyles can play a big part in male fertility, but the good news is that there are a number of things that men can do to improve their sperm count.
"Holding it together" through infertility
The desire to ‘hold it together’ in front of others whilst going through fertility treatment is very common.
There's no guarantee of success, but there is some evidence - at least from joyful mothers - that astrology can increase the chance of conception, explains Suzi Lewis-Barned.
Research into the experience of surrogacy families
Many reports of surrogacy document negative stories of failed arrangements, but in reality very few surrogacy arrangements end in tears. Many couples successfully have a child through surrogacy. Vasanti Jadva and colleagues from the University of Cambridge Centre for Family Research have been following these families to find out what happens to all concerned.
Kathleen donated her eggs through our partner clinic, the London Egg Bank, which has seen hundreds of women come through its doors looking to donate their eggs since it opened in 2013. Here she tells her story.
Food for thought
Looking after yourself and your nutrition should be top of your agenda if you’re trying for a baby with the help of fertility treatment. Here, Cindy Charles, Fertility Coach at LWC, shares her top tips on nourishing body and soul when trying to conceive.
A new clinic for patients who have suffered multiple failed cycles
Having a failed treatment cycle is always a disappointment and can be particularly frustrating when you have good quality embryos. Our new implantation clinic aims to improve success rates for patients who have had failed treatment despite the transfer of good embryos by assessing the womb lining (endometrium).
The ‘Write Way’ to clear your head of anxiety
LWC Fertility Coach, Cindy Charles, explains how writing your thoughts down can help to channel stress and anxiety throughout your fertility treatment journey.
The surprising truth about becoming a mother in your 50s - from the women who know
Three women talk about their joy at becoming mothers in their fifties. Our Managing and Scientific Director, Dr Kamal Ahuja, comments on the trend of women becoming mothers in later life that is sure to grow.