Couple have longed-for son following five failed cycles of IVF – all thanks to a drip containing EGG YOLK Hannah and Simon spent five years trying to conceive a childThey decided to try egg and soya solution for final attemptHannah became pregnant and gave birth to Noah in late 2012 and it worked.' Hannah with baby Noah: She was given a drip-feed egg solution, which may have stabilised her immune system Hannah had a condition that meant her body was attacking the embryos, causing her to miscarry.
Sperm quality has declined by 38% in a decade – and poor diet and lifestyle could be to blame Even in young men, sperm concentration fell by an average of two per cent every yearWent from 72 million spermatozoids per millilitre in 2001 to 52 million/ml in 2011Figures worrying as nearing 'danger level' of 40 million/ml, where conception becomes difficult By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 13:30 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 14:10 GMT, 21 January 2013 Sperm counts are falling at an alarming rate – up to 38 per cent in a decade – with diet and lifestyle largely to blame.
IVF blood clot alert: Women pregnant as a result of fertility treatment 'have higher embolism risk' By Jenny Hope PUBLISHED: 00:02 GMT, 16 January 2013 | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 16 January 2013 Women who become pregnant through IVF may be more likely to develop life-threatening blood clots, researchers have warned.
Looking for a husband to give you a big family Make sure he’s got lots of brothers | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 19 December 2012 If you are seeking a man who will give you a big family, first make sure you count how many brothers he has.
It's not just the number of sperm that matters – they need to be the same LENGTH, too Experts compared semen samples from more than 100 men who had fertility problems They found that consistent tail-length trumped average length when it came to strong-swimming sperm | UPDATED: 17:02 GMT, 17 December 2012 Men have a better chance of having children if they have semen teeming with strong-swimmers.
Bravery of the bearded lady: Getting to the root of a taboo female condition | UPDATED: 10:49 GMT, 2 December 2012 Last week,TV’s This Morning featured a ‘Movember’ moustache-grower with a difference.
Egg freezing should be every father's graduation present to his daughter, claims leading fertility expert Dr Gillian Lockwood said young women are still not getting the message about infertilityWomen should be freezing their eggs in their early 20s and not waiting until late 30s when they are poor quality But she cautions such a move could lead to girls missing out on the right man, as they wait for 'Mr Perfect' who does not exist | UPDATED: 13:09 GMT, 26 November 2012 In Britain, women are delaying childbirth later than ever: the average age of a woman having her first child is 31 Egg freezing should be every father’s graduation present to his daughter, a leading fertility expert has suggested.
Hope for infertile women as scientists create eggs from stem cells in mice before using IVF to produce healthy young | UPDATED: 06:51 GMT, 5 October 2012 For the first time, scientists have not only succeeded in making eggs, but using them in IVF to produce healthy young.
Trying to have a baby New formula predicts woman's chance of becoming pregnant The average 25-year-old woman who has been trying for six months, has a 15 per cent chance of conceiving in the next month | UPDATED: 11:01 GMT, 5 October 2012 A formula that predicts a woman’s chances of pregnancy has been devised by scientists.
Trying to have a baby New formula predicts woman's chance of falling pregnant The average 25-year-old woman who has been trying for six months, has a 15 per cent chance of conceiving in the next month | UPDATED: 01:06 GMT, 5 October 2012 A formula that predicts a woman’s chances of pregnancy has been devised by scientists.