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.
In the News
"Holding it together" through infertility
You might have seen This Morning last week; where Sharon Marshall discussed her successful journey after 7 rounds of IVF, which resulted in the birth of her daughter earlier this year. We were saddened to hear that Sharon felt unable to talk about how she was feeling at her clinic; the desire to ‘hold it together’ whilst in front of others 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.
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).
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.
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.
Meet our Chairman David Williams MBE
Welsh born, David Williams OBE, is chairman of LWC group and has spent his long career in business management. Specialising in the health sector, he has worked within both private and public sectors, here he looks back at what has influenced his career.
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.