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PCOS and Your Fertility
It’s well known that Polycystic Ovary Syndrome affects your fertility. If you’re diagnosed with it, it becomes important to understand exactly how PCOS and your fertility are linked; how the syndrome operates and what you can do to manage its effects to improve y...
PCOS and Pregnancy
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome is one of the most common and serious challenges to fertility in the developed world. The NHS estimates that as many as one in five women may be affected by the condition, and there’s no cure currently available. When you’re di...
How to Get Pregnant With PCOS
Getting pregnant when you have PCOS is a challenge: this is common knowledge. For too many people though, PCOS sounds the same as infertility, and this is not the case! While the condition makes conceiving more difficult, and means you need to take special steps to m...
Can You Get Pregnant With PCOS?
This is the first question many people ask when they receive a diagnosis of PCOS. It might start by noticing that your menstrual cycle has become irregular, and that your growing more hair on your face than previously (or than you’d like). If you search f...
A PCOS Pregnancy
Getting pregnant when you have PCOS is difficult. It’s a condition with a long list of symptoms, and perhaps first among them are the effects on your fertility. Lots of people lose hope of getting pregnant (or at least of getting pregnant naturally) when ...
When Do You Ovulate?
When you’re trying to get pregnant, the most important thing you can do to boost your chances of success is learning when you ovulate. It can be difficult to know when this key event will happen: different people have different lengths of cycle, so there’s no sin...
Using an Ovulation Calculator
Finding out when you ovulate can give you a real advantage when you’re trying to get pregnant – pregnancy can only happen in a relatively tight window of time surrounding that key point when your ovaries release an egg. That egg is only viable for a maximum of tw...
An Ovulation Tracker
When you’re trying to get pregnant, the most important piece of information you can have is when you’re going to ovulate. Crucially, not when you are ovulating, or have ovulated, but in advance, when you are going to ovulate. This is because ovulation anchors the...
An Ovulation Predictor Kit
One of the most popular and widely available means of testing when you’re ovulating is the Ovulation Predictor Kit or OPK. If you want to track when you ovulate you need to know how effective each method is, and so today we’re taking a look OPKs - what are the ad...
A Short Luteal Phase
If you’re experiencing difficulties getting pregnant, then it’s natural for a lot of attention to fall on your follicular phase. That’s when your body prepares the egg that may be fertilised by sperm after ovulation, and if something’s going wrong during your...
Your Fertile Window
You are actually fertile for less time than you might think. In every menstrual cycle you can only get pregnant when your body is ready: the cycle is all about preparing your body for pregnancy, and only when it’s made those preparations can you conceive successful...
Fertility Supplements
Choosing the right fertility supplements is difficult. There are so many options in supermarkets, health food shops, in pharmacies and online, and some of them make claims that seem almost too good to be true. Buying everything available is prohibitively expensive, a...