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Why is it still so difficult to talk about infertility?

As stated by the NHS, in the UK alone, 1 in 7 couples have problems getting pregnant naturally, and will have to resort to assisted reproduction to achieve pregnancy. This figure speaks to the relative frequency with which infertility-related problems occur today. In this sense, one of the problems that makes more and more women […]

The Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists (ARCS) and British Fertility Society (BFS) U.K. statement on Covid-19 vaccine 9th April 2021

The Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists (ARCS) and British Fertility Society (BFS) U.K. released a joint statement on Friday 9th of April regarding the COVID-19 vaccination and women contemplating pregnancy. The statement read as follows: The British Fertility Society and the Association of Reproductive and Clinical Scientists support today’s statement by the RCOG on […]

10 Common Myths about Infertility

When it seems like everyone around you is getting pregnant or having babies, but you are not, it is important to remember that you are not alone and infertility can be a heartbreaking journey for many couples. Infertility is such a complicated issue and can often feel like a roller coaster of emotions, that lead […]

What are the most common reasons for infertility?

Ready to start a family? Falling pregnant should be easy! In theory yes, however many factors have to come together in order for conception to happen and you’d be surprised at how many individuals and couples suffer from infertility. It is thought that around one in six couples have difficulty conceiving – this is approximately […]

What To Expect From The Egg Freezing Process

What is Egg Freezing? Freezing eggs is a fertility preservation technique offered here at RHG, where a woman’s eggs are harvested, frozen unfertilised and stored for later use. A frozen egg can then be thawed, fertilised with sperm and implanted back into the uterus (in vitro fertilization or IVF). Why would I consider freezing my […]

Fertility & IVF Webinar – March 2021

Watch our latest Fertility & IVF Webinar hosted by Dr Martin DeBono. Dr DeBono was joined by Clinic Manager Suzanne Loughlin and Care Coordinator Karen Dickens to discuss the fertility journey at RHG, our range of fertility assessments and the various treatment options we offer. Some of the topics covered in the live Q&A are […]

RHG Celebrate International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s day and at RHG we decided to mark it by talking to some female members of our team about what working in fertility means to them, what they find rewarding and advice they would give to other women about starting out in a similar role. We start with our interim CEO, […]

How does Endometriosis affect fertility?

March is Endometriosis Awareness Month and everyone at RHG is in full support of ensuring that the voices of those affected by endometriosis are not forgotten. This is the reason we have updated our logo for the month of March to raise awareness and help end the stigma of endometriosis. You can find a lot […]

RHG recruit two leading fertility & gynaecology doctors

We are delighted to introduce two new consultants to the team at RHG, Dr Martin DeBono and Dr Bernie Bentick. Dr Martin DeBono has been providing fertility treatment for over 30 years and established what became the largest satellite IVF clinic in the UK, Yorkshire Fertility. Dr Bernie Bentick also brings vast experience in fertility, […]

What’s the Right IVF Protocol for Me?

We understand that it can be daunting when you’re first starting out on your fertility journey, especially when so many medical terms are used. If you’re embarking on IVF, one of the medical terms that may have caused confusion is ‘protocol,’ which is more than likely used by your fertility consultant. Maybe you’ve heard of […]