Could your 5 a day be affecting your sperm quality?

Posted on April 24th, 2015

In the first study of its kind, Harvard University has taken an in depth look at the effect of pesticide residues on the volume and quality of sperm. Although there is a lot known about the effects of lifestyle and environmental factors on men’s fertility – like alcoh...

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Posted on March 30th, 2015

Elle McPherson and Angelina Jolie have been hitting the headlines with their respective battles with the female reproductive system. Although their stories are very different, the issues that their cases raise, cover a whole range of fertility factors that women of al...

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Improve Your Fertility By Making Better Diet Choices

Posted on February 20th, 2015

??It’s a well-known fact that a woman’s fertility declines with age and this is connected with the quality of her eggs. The chances of a woman in her early 20s conceiving and delivering a child are much higher than a woman in her late 30s.

Generally speaki...

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Happy Pancake Day!

Posted on February 17th, 2015

In addition to a range of lifestyle choices that can help your fertility, your diet is also a key factor. And, even on Pancake Day, you can be boosting your fertility

These delicious banana buckwheat pancakes are full of fertility boosting B vitamins and protein. ...

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Kirstie Allsopp puts fertility at the top of the agenda

Posted on February 10th, 2015

In an interview with The Daily Telegraph, which has subsequently been picked up by all the other papers, not to mention setting internet forums buzzing, she said, "Women are being let down by the system. We should speak honestly and frankly about fertility and t...

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Why discovering your fertility is so important and how it’s just got a whole lot easier

Posted on February 9th, 2015

Do you recognise this scenario? You have a vague idea that you might want to have children at some point in the future but for years now you have been consumed with education, earning a living and perusing your career and finding somewhere to live that you can at least...

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10 Top Tips to Optimise Your Fertility in 2015

Posted on January 21st, 2015

Top 10 tips to ensure that you're in tip-top condition!

If you’re planning to get pregnant this year, then it’s always a good idea to make sure that you’re in optimum health before you start trying: you will maximise your chances of conceiving and having a healthy preg...

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How your fertility and your overall health are inextricably linked

Posted on October 29th, 2014

A fascinating article has just appeared in New Scientist which details some recent research by Marcelle Cedars at the University of California, San Francisco, which shows how the number of eggs in a woman's ovaries could tell a lot more than just how fertile she is –...

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Delaying motherhood: the risks and the science of reproductive ageing

Posted on October 14th, 2014

Many people know that there are increased risks trying to start a family in your late 30s – risks with the pregnancy and the child, and not to mention not being able to get pregnant at all. This excellent article explains what is actually happening to your body in th...

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Egg-freezing should be available to all UK women, experts urge

Posted on May 18th, 2015

Specialists say fertility techniques that have enabled women with cancer to store eggs should be more widely accessible, so says a new article which has been published in The Lancet.

Whilst at Fertile Matters we welcome widening the debate on fertility preservation iss...

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