IVF alone is not always enough to ensure that a sperm fertilises an egg especially in situations where sperm numbers and strength are reduced. ICSI combined with IVF can help many couples who otherwise would be unable to conceive.
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Fertility Myths Debunked (Part Two)
This Part Two installment concludes our talk with Dr Janet Evans, regarding the common misconceptions around fertility. Make sure to check out Part One if you haven't already.
Fertility Myths Debunked (Part One)
LWC's Dr Janet Evans helps us debunk common fertility myths that can hinder your journey to pregnancy. Read this Part One installment to rid yourself of any misconceptions you might have heard.
What is Endometriosis and how can it affect me and my fertility?
Endometriosis is a gynaecological condition that affects women, most commonly in their 30’s and 40’s.
We speak to Louise Mitchell, Nurse Manager at LWC Bristol to find out more about the effect of Endometriosis on women and their fertility.
Is freezing embryos the future of IVF?
According to the latest HFEA figures, Frozen Embryo Transfer (FET) cycles have increased by 11%. We sat down with Andrew Thomson, the Laboratory Manager at LWC Wales to discuss this new trend.
Why I chose to have a 'fertility MOT'
An increasing number of women are paying to have their fertility assessed. How much do the tests really reveal about their ability to conceive? Elle Hunt from the Guardian speaks to LWC's Medical Director Professor Nick Macklon.
A Day in the Life of Dr Jinjun Wang, Senior Embryologist and Laboratory Manager
We speak to Dr Jinjun Wang, Senior Embryologist and Laboratory Manager about running a successful lab and his passion for egg freezing.
Women who want to get pregnant should move to the countryside, study finds
Women who want to have children should consider moving to the countryside to improve their fertility, scientists have suggested following a new study.
Marker of female fertility affected by high levels of air pollution - study
Air pollution has been found to affect a marker of female fertility.