Tag Archives: infertility
The male infertility injustice: Why does the IVF industry still focus on women?
Male fertility in the West is in rapid decline. Data from the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, which regulates infertility treatment in the UK, shows the number of infertile men being treated has doubled in just four years. The biggest ever study of male fertility in the developed world revealed a 59.3 per cent reduction […]
Good news! Forget adventurous positions and eating the ‘right’ foods…having sex twice within an hour TRIPLES men’s fertility
New research from North Middlesex Hospital suggests that having sex twice within an hour could triple a man’s chance of becoming a father Crucially, it is the second attempt that is thought to count Experts say the results overturn the myth that men should ‘save up’ their sperm to have a baby From eating the […]
The cut-price fertility boost that childless couples are not told about: IUI versus IVF ‘comes down to profit margins’, say doctors
Lois Rogers The Daily Mail 27 July 2015 Tracy Hedges, 36, from Dudley, was convinced she’d never conceive She’d been through four years of failed attempts to get pregnant and IVF Tried much more basic process known as IUI (intrauterine insemination) Helped her and husband Keith to have baby Maia, who is now two Just […]
Cell breakthrough to bring two-dad babies
The Sunday Times 22 February 2015 SCIENTISTS have shown for the first time that it is possible to make human egg and sperm cells using skin from two adults of the same sex. The breakthrough raises the prospect of the first fully “manufactured” baby made in a laboratory dish from the skin cells of two […]
Male infertility Male infertility is soaring. So why do doctors keep blaming the woman when she can’t have a baby?
The Daily Mail 5 December 2012 Lois Rogers To the outside world, Dennis Robinson has an enviable life. Happily married to an attractive woman with a comfortable home and a secure job, he is a father figure to his wife’s eight-year-old son. There is, however, a yawning chasm in Dennis’s life. He cannot father a […]