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Understanding Fertility 2020
One in seven couples find themselves struggling with fertility, so why when we talk about infertility is the conversation always focused on the female? Our Understanding Fertility special report, published in The Times, explores what can be done to change the gendered language used by medical professionals that implies female failure and inadequacy. It why miscarriage remains a taboo topic despite the 250K miscarriages in the UK each year and ways to manage the strain of IVF. The featured infographic looks at maternal mental health problems and the need for consistent and easy access to quality care and support during and post-pregnancy.
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Miscarriage remains a taboo topic for many, which can leave women and couples feeling isolated and looking for much-needed support
Redefining what “normal” fertility looks like requires people to talk openly about what is a delicate subject and build a community around it
Reproductive medicine is one of the fastest advancing sectors in health, but greater awareness of fertility is needed to match patients with the potential
The emotional drain on women and couples with fertility issues is often exacerbated by their experience during treatment. The Evewell is doing things differently
The launch of a major campaign is a milestone in empowering women to talk about the time before pregnancy