Online fertility forums have built communities and safe spaces where people can share knowledge and advice, but they can also spread hearsay and inaccurate information
People trying for a baby often make lifestyle modifications to increase their natural fertility and treatment efficacy. And while the impact of things such as stress and obesity are well understood, there are some lesser-known factors that people may not know about
A postcode lottery, strict eligibility criteria and the high cost of in vitro fertilisation (IVF) mean treatment is simply not an option for many aspiring parents
‘Workplaces need to be proactive now and ensure employees facing fertility issues are supported’
Confusing and contradictory information online has highlighted the need for better sex and relationship education in schools
With sperm counts falling, the need for research into both the causes and treatments for male infertility has never been greater
Workers in the UK are by law entitled to time off work for maternity and paternity leave. But with more organisations now offering fertility treatments as an employee benefit, should procedures be considered simply a ‘perk’ or a statutory right?
Fertility is a medical frontier where the gender gap is disturbingly wide and male infertility an under-researched part of the conception equation