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  1. 28 Dec 2018

    IVF Tips: How to Choose a Fertility Doctor

    Posted: 28 December 2018 IVF Tips: How to Choose a Fertility Doctor

    Choosing a fertility specialist is one of the key parts of the IVF and fertility treatment journey. But it is not always a simple decision, because there are many different causes of infertility and different approaches.

    Here is our advice to help you choose the best fertility specialist for you:

    Expertise

    Make sure your fertility specialist has experience in helping others with your specific fertility issue. At Manchester Fertility our consultant team has special interests, such as male infe...

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  2. 14 Dec 2018

    IVF Fertility Tests: What Your AMH Result Means

    Posted: 14 December 2018 IVF Fertility Tests: What Your AMH Result Means

    If you are trying to conceive, you may come across phrases such as ‘ovarian reserve level’ or ‘egg count test.’ These are simply talking about your AMH - Anti-Mullerian Hormone – level.

    But what is AMH, and why is it so important when looking at fertility and chances of IVF success?

    What AMH is

    Anti-Mullerian Hormone is produced by the follicles – egg sacs – that contain all the immature eggs you have in your ovaries. Every woman has a set supply of ...

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  3. 16 Nov 2018

    Men's Health Movember: Is ICSI the Only Option for Sperm Issues?

    Posted: 16 November 2018 Men's Health Movember: Is ICSI the Only Option for Sperm Issues?

    Let’s talk male fertility for Movember, the annual focus on the key health and wellbeing issues faced by men.

    ICSI is the treatment designed for male factor infertility, but it might not be your only option if you have sperm issues that are making it hard to conceive.

    Depending on your semen analysis results, other treatments may be effective, including IUI, IVF or even simple lifestyle changes. Here’s what you need to know about male infertility treatment options:

    Lifestyle chang...

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  4. 28 Sep 2018

    How Does BMI Affect Fertility?

    Posted: 28 September 2018 How Does BMI Affect Fertility?

    If you’re considering IVF, you’ll notice that many clinics have BMI limits in place. But why is this so important if you’re having fertility treatment?

    BMI & fertility in women

    If your BMI is up to 35 you can have IVF and fertility treatment – but we’ll advise you about the risk of it affecting your pregnancy chances. Women with a high BMI:

    • Have lower success rates from IVF
    • Don’t respond as well to the fertility medications used in fertility treatmen...

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  5. 13 Sep 2018

    Diary Date: Instagram Live Q&A with Dr Katerina Bambang

    Posted: 13 September 2018 Diary Date: Instagram Live Q&A with Dr Katerina Bambang

    Do you have a question about IVF, fertility and trying for a baby? Make sure you put Thursday 20 September in your diary, it’s our Instagram Live Q&A with Dr Katerina Bambang, in conjunction with IVF Babble.

    Dr Bambang will be live on Instagram for an hour answering all your fertility questions from 12.30pm to 1.30pm, as the online fertility magazine’s guest fertility expert.

    She’s on board to talk about fertility matters for people trying to conceive, naturally and throu...

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  6. 12 Sep 2018

    Fertility Doctors in Cheshire: Manchester Fertility's Specialist Medical Team

    Posted: 12 September 2018 Fertility Doctors in Cheshire: Manchester Fertility's Specialist Medical Team

    Did you know our fertility consultants specialise in different causes of infertility? The specialist range of expertise across our Cheshire-based doctor team means we have the skill and experience to treat your fertility diagnosis.

    With female doctors available and a multilingual consultant team speaking Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi, Hungarian, German and Greek, our friendly and welcoming fertility specialists can help you now with no waiting list.

    Areas of clinical interest spanning our consultant te...

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  7. 30 Aug 2018

    Obstetric & Fertility Expertise: Meet Dr Nikolaos Tsampras

    Posted: 30 August 2018 Obstetric & Fertility Expertise: Meet Dr Nikolaos Tsampras

    Imagine how amazing it is to not only help someone to conceive but to also deliver their baby months later?

    Meet Consultant Gynaecologist Dr Nikolaos Tsampras, who has joined our expanding consultant team after many years supporting patients at St Mary’s Hospital and Wythenshawe Hospital.

    As an obstetrician, Dr Tsampras has actually welcomed many babies into the world that resulted from embryo transfers he carried out.

    Trained in Greece and the UK, Dr Tsampras specialises in all forms o...

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  8. 28 Aug 2018

    What happens when you freeze eggs, embryos or sperm

    Posted: 28 August 2018 What happens when you freeze eggs, embryos or sperm

    Did you know that freezing allows your sperm, eggs or embryos to be successfully used in fertility treatment years from now? Sperm frozen almost 27 years ago recently resulted in the birth of twins, a world record for the oldest sperm ever used in successful IVF.

    Freezing is done for many different reasons. The standard storage period for freezing eggs, embryos or sperm is usually 10 years according to the HFEA, but in certain circumstances this can be extended to up to 55 years.

    At Manchester...

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  9. 03 Aug 2018

    Fertility & Endometriosis Specialist: Meet Dr Kingshuk Majumder

    Posted: 03 August 2018 Fertility & Endometriosis Specialist: Meet Dr Kingshuk Majumder

    Are you struggling to conceive because of endometriosis? In our new blog series profiling our doctors, meet our Consultant Gynaecologist and reproductive surgery specialist, Dr Kingshuk Majumder.

    He’s one of the UK’s leading fertility consultants for gynaecological conditions such as endometriosis, fibroids and uterine malformations, supporting Manchester Fertility patients and women who’ve been referred to the Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis Centre at St Mary’s Hospital.

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  10. 19 Jul 2018

    Expertise & Knowledge: Meet Dr Raj Mathur

    Posted: 19 July 2018 Expertise & Knowledge: Meet Dr Raj Mathur

    Knowing a bit more about the fertility specialist who’ll be leading your treatment journey can help put you at ease. Our next doctor profile in our special blog series is Senior Fertility Consultant, Dr Raj Mathur.

    One of the most respected fertility specialists in the UK and internationally through his work with fertility regulator the HFEA and the British Fertility Society, Consultant Gynaecologist Dr Mathur has been helping private and NHS patients to have families for over 20 years.

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