The Fertility Blog

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It's About Quality, Not Quantity!

If you’re a woman, you are likely very enthusiastic about getting all your ducks in a row when it comes Trying To Conceive (TTC). Hopefully you are already eating a healthy balanced diet and taking your prenatal supplements. But it’s important to know that your partner should be doing the same!

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Folate vs Folic Acid

Over the past number of years the scientific evidence behind the natural form of folic acid, L-Methylfolate has grown considerably. We look at the difference between Folic Acid and Folate and why it matters.

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Cervical mucuous and fertility explained

2 MINUTE READ Cervical mucus that a woman produces is there for a very good reason and actually assists conception. It is common for a woman to experience some vaginal dryness throughout her childbearing years, but if this continues it may make it difficult to get pregnant.  

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How to improve PCOS

3 MINUTE READ PCOS is a relatively common condition, affecting how a woman’s ovaries work. Nutritionist Gaye Godkin examines the dietary and lifestyle changes that can improve PCOS:

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PMS or pregnancy

When trying for a baby the two week wait between ovulating and find out if you’re pregnant can be stressful. Can’t stop wondering? We have looked into the difference between the most common symptoms to help you to differentiate between PMS (pre-menstrual syndrome) and pregnancy. 

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