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IVF and Low Sperm Quality

IVF and Low Sperm Quality

It is unfortunate, but around 15% of couples face infertility problems due to an issue with the male reproductive system. Male fertility issues can include a range of things, including genetic disorders, erectile dysfunction or hormonal problems,…
Having a healthy baby by IVF

Having a healthy baby by IVF

One of the most important things to think about when you are planning IVF is to take the opportunity to make sure your own health is as good as it can be. A healthy mum is the first step to improving success rates and having a healthy baby.…
RHG supporting 'Part of Me' Charity in memory of Glen

RHG supporting 'Part of Me' Charity in memory of Glen

After getting married in 2002 and trying for a baby without success we embarked on our IVF journey in 2006, and after 5 failed attempts between the NHS and privately, we decided to stop and rebuild our lives as the emotional rollercoaster of…
What Is the Sperm Donor Process?

What Is the Sperm Donor Process?

Unfortunately for some time now, the UK has faced a sperm donor shortage, with large organisations dedicated to sperm donation shutting down. On the other hand, the number of women searching for donor sperm to help them conceive is rising.…
Tips from our midwife for enjoying your IVF pregnancy

Tips from our midwife for enjoying your IVF pregnancy

Every baby is precious, but those waiting for their IVF babies to arrive may feel like they are walking on egg shells. They may have experienced multiple losses on their journey or this may be the first time they’ve been pregnant and everything…
World’s first IVF baby Louise Brown celebrates 40th birthday

World's first IVF baby Louise Brown celebrates 40th birthday

The world's first ever IVF baby, Louise Brown, pictured above with RHG staff at this years HFEA Annual Conference, is today celebrating her 40th birthday. Louise, now herself a mother-of-two, was born at at Oldham General Hospital on 25 July…
Can BMI affect your IVF success?

Can BMI affect your IVF success?

We understand that during your fertility journey, you’re going to have a whole host of questions for our fertility experts. During such an emotional and exciting time in your life, you want as many details as possible around what you should…
Anniversary 2018

Thank you from RHG

Thank you very much to everyone who came along to our Anniversary Party, we had a great turnout and it was lovely for us to see so many of you again and to meet your RHG babies. The sun shone, we had fabulous catering in the form of a wood…
What are the costs associated with IUI?

What are the costs associated with IUI?

Intrauterine Insemination, or IUI, is often the first treatment used when couples have been trying to achieve a pregnancy for up to two years. As it’s a relatively simple treatment, it's suitable for almost anyone facing fertility problems…
Azoospermia and its effects

Azoospermia and its effects

Azoospermia, sometimes referred to as ‘no sperm count’, is a medical condition in which a man’s semen contains no sperm. Sperm is normally produced in the testis. From there it transits into the epididymis – a structure that surrounds…
What does the cost of IVF include?

What does the cost of IVF include?

In Vitro Fertilisation, or IVF, is a fertility procedure which has become increasingly popular over recent years. As an infertility treatment, IVF is a great option for couples who have been trying to conceive for two years or more without success,…
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