People whose weight falls outside of what is termed healthy for their height may reduce their chances of conceiving and having a healthy baby.
These ‘unhealthy’ weight categories include being obese, overweight and underweight. In this blog we look at the problems associated with being over and underweight for both men and women when it comes to their fertility and, what you can do to optimise your fertility.
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Become a donor
We need men and women to become heroes this Christmas and give their sperm and eggs.
Around 1 in 7 couples may have difficulty falling pregnant and achieving their dream of becoming parents.
Fertility clinics, such as Complete Fertility Centre, are here to help make these dreams come true. For some, a truly generous donation of sperm or eggs offers the only chance to start a family and provides hope to those who thought that they could never have children.
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The SpermComet is a specialised test carried out to check sperm quality and DNA health. It identifies DNA damage in sperm and can help determine the best way forward for couples to have the optimal chance of having a baby.
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The world of fertility treatment can seem like a minefield, especially when you’re new to the abbreviations for words you may otherwise not have come across.
Here we consider how IVF and ICSI differ, and when ICSI would be recommended as opposed to conventional IVF.
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If you aren’t eligible for NHS funding for your fertility treatment or you are planning to pay for your own, you will be researching the cost of IVF so that you can financially prepare.
As you start to compare prices from one clinic to the next, you may find understanding the true cost of IVF at each clinic difficult and confusing at times.
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Patients at Complete Fertility have the opportunity of time-lapse EmbryoScope™ monitoring as part of their treatment cycle.
During June, July and August 2017 we are offering our patients this advanced technology for the special price of £350 (normally £700).
Continue reading Special summer price for latest Embryoscope™ technology at Complete Fertility
Complete Fertility Centre is proud to launch the MediEmo mobile application, an innovative application specially designed for fertility patients on Monday 22nd May 2017. MediEmo aims to communicate with, support and empower patients throughout their treatment journey, both logistically and emotionally.
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If you’ve recently moved home or you are considering or already receiving treatment at another fertility centre then you may find it useful to know that you can safely transfer your frozen embryos or sperm to another centre. You can even import frozen samples from a fertility clinic outside of the UK.
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Complete Fertility Centre Southampton is a university based fertility centre. As such we are passionate about providing research-based care, we are often at the forefront of new developments in fertility medicine, and we are pleased to be involved in current research programmes.
We invite our patients to consider participating in our current research programmes: the endometrial scratch trial and E-freeze.
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If you’re considering becoming an egg donor then you’ll already have your own personal thoughts about why you might like to donate your eggs. Women choose to become egg donors for many reasons and here are just a few. Whatever your reason it takes a very special person to give the most generous gift – the gift of life.
Continue reading Eggcellent reasons to donate your eggs