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Woman loses seven stone to fulfil wish of becoming a mother

A woman who has gone from 16 stone to nine believes losing the weight helped her conceive her ‘miracle’ child Hayley Ashton shed seven stones after spending more than three years trying with her husband to get pregnant. The 35-year-old...

Endometriosis UK working with BBC soap opera Eastenders

Endometriosis UK has revealed it has been working closely with BBC soap opera Eastenders in one of its latest storylines Popular character Ruby suffered a miscarriage in March and her gynaecologist suggests that she could have endometriosis. The...

Sharpening my spear

In his recent book “Who stole my spear?”, the broadcaster and journalist Tim Samuels explores how to be a man in the 21st century, against the backdrop that current day homo sapiens is very much transformed from its original crude spear-bearing form...

The role of Omega-3 fish oils in Fertility and Conception

By Sue Bedford MSc (Nutritional Therapy) Are you getting enough omega 3 in your diet? Have you ever wondered why people in Japan often live the longest? or the Inuit’s in Greenland have a much lower incidence of heart disease than those living in...

Peaches and Cream Fertility Smoothie

By Sue Bedford (MSc Nutritional Therapy) Peaches are great for health and fertility – in fact anything orange is! This bright colour indicates the presence of carotenoids (such as beta carotene) which is a powerful antioxidant group and linked to...

Egg freezing

Sperm freezing

Preservation and cancer