A complex process: how pregnancy occurs
Getting pregnant can take time and a good deal of luck. Numerous factors can affect you and your partner’s fertility and chances of pregnancy. Planning a course of action with your partner now is an important step towards increasing your chances of having a baby.
Fertility tests & treatments: finding & fixing the problem
Deciding to investigate your fertility may feel like a big undertaking, an admission that something’s not quite right. Fertility tests are actually a step towards realising your dream to have a baby. It’s the beginning of a positive new phase of your life.
Conception: assess your options and chances
Human beings are among the least fertile of any species on earth. When pregnancy doesn’t happen straight away, you may feel a creeping anxiety. And yet, here we all are, giving reason for optimism!
Infertility on the rise? The high chances of having a baby
Complete infertility is rare. More common is reduced or subfertility, which describes a delay or difficulty in getting pregnant. Many couples diagnosed with conception difficulties are successfully treated and go on to have a baby.
Female reproductive system: conception, anatomy & function
Understanding your reproductive system is an important part of knowing how to improve your chances of pregnancy.
Male reproduction: anatomy, function & conception problems
Before looking at possible causes of infertility, you may like to check some facts about the key organs involved in reproduction.
Fertility myths: separating fact from fiction
Pregnancy is a result of a complex combination of factors and events. Many people will have stories to tell you, involving reproductive health issues and pregnancy facts: and a lot of them are wrong! Here are ten fertility myths you may want to know the truth about.