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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…

Can I become a mother after having cancer?

We understand that receiving a cancer diagnosis can be devastating. The news is totally unexpected and a whole carousel of emotions can be triggered. Nowadays, cancer is appearing more and more frequently. In the UK alone, 55,000 women are…

I want to become mum but I don’t have a partner, what can I do?

We live in a society that is evolving faster and faster. Customs, routines, lifestyle habits..... our society is becoming more and more tolerant and open-minded. An example of this can be seen every day in our surgeries with the increasing number…

Two mums, one love

When we talk about family, at RHG-IVF Life, we do so without distinction and always with the pride of having contributed to the happiness of many women who wish to form their own. Thanks to the ROPA Method, many female same sex couples can…

Learn more about egg freezing

Egg freezing allows women to save their eggs for when they are ready to start a family, making the most of their fertility when it is at its peak. From RHG – IVF Life we want to ensure every woman has the opportunity to start a family at…

What are the differences between In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and Intrauterine Insemination (IUI)?

When couples have to start an assisted reproduction treatment, many doubts and uncertainties arise. A new world of terms and information appears before them that is often not easy to understand. We must understand that Reproductive Medicine…

Infertility today: which are the main causes of infertility

According to World Health Organization, infertility is a disease of the male or female reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse. Infertility affects…
Questions for your IVF First Visit Consultation

Questions for your IVF First Visit Consultation

Getting confirmation of your fertility treatment first visit consultation is an exciting and big step on your IVF journey. Maybe it’s your first appointment? Or maybe you have had treatment elsewhere?  Maybe you’ve had successful treatment…
43 Reasons to Celebrate IVF

Reasons to Celebrate IVF

On 25 July we will mark the 43rd birthday of Louise Brown – the world’s first ‘test-tube baby’.  Throughout July we will commemorate her birth in 1978 with our Reasons to Celebrate IVF'. Some of the reasons and facts will have global…
Your Fertility and Your Wellbeing

Your Fertility and Your Wellbeing

At the start of World Wellbeing Week, RHG-IVF Life fertility counselling partner Jamie Forster gives us a ‘head’ start on the effect of our emotional health on our fertility. Whether you’re at the start of your IVF journey, or beginning…
Helping lesbians to become families with IVF

Helping lesbians to become families with IVF

With more options available for same sex couples or single women than ever before, starting a family is possible, with a little help from the experts. This blog considers the fertility treatments for lesbians that we offer at RHG-IVF Life. RHG-IVF…
An IVF Diet: Nutrition & Hydration for Fertility

An IVF Diet: Nutrition & Hydration for Fertility

During Nutrition & Hydration Week, our nutritional therapy partner, Samantha Brown, serves up a blog of sound advice about the link between our diet and our fertility. Read on to learn more about an 'IVF diet'. The decision to have a…