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  1. 17 Dec 2018

    How to Cope with IVF, Infertility and Trying to Conceive at Christmas

    Posted: 17 December 2018 How to Cope with IVF, Infertility and Trying to Conceive at Christmas

    With all the attention on family and the joy of children at Christmas, the festive season can be especially hard if you are struggling to conceive or going through fertility treatment.

    You may feel a mixture of emotions at this time of year: Frustration and disappointment that you have not had a baby yet, but hopeful that maybe this time next year, you will have a family of your own.

    However you may feel, we are here to support you. We are open if you need to talk throughout the festive period...

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  2. 17 Sep 2018

    Male Fertility Specialists: Expertise, Advice & Support at Manchester Fertility

    Posted: 17 September 2018 Male Fertility Specialists: Expertise, Advice & Support at Manchester Fertility

    Have you sought medical help for sperm issues but felt like you weren’t listened to or supported properly?

    If so you’re not alone. Men with fertility issues are not being looked after, not diagnosed and not cared for, one of the UK’s top fertility experts has said.

    Talking to the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme, Professor Sheena Lewis – chair of the British Andrology Society – says the lack of focus on male infertility within the health system is an &lsq...

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  3. 11 May 2018

    Secondary Infertility FAQs & Advice

    Posted: 11 May 2018 Secondary Infertility FAQs & Advice

    Secondary infertility – being unable to conceive another child – is something many women and couples struggle with. It’s natural to assume if you’ve had a baby before you’ll be able to get pregnant again, but this doesn’t always happen.

    We answer your FAQs about the condition, why it might occur and what we can do to help:

    Why does secondary infertility happen?

    Secondary infertility can happen because:

    • You have underlying fertility issues which fortunate...

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  4. 02 Mar 2018

    A Leading, Independent Fertility Clinic

    Posted: 02 March 2018 A Leading, Independent Fertility Clinic

    Did you know that Manchester Fertility is a fully independent, private fertility clinic? We’re not part of a large commercial group of clinics or linked to an NHS hospital, giving us complete freedom over the treatments, care and fertility services we provide. 

    Our independence ensures that every aspect of your treatment journey is focused on what’s best for you and your outcome.

    Here are a few more things you may not know about us:

    Our expertise

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  5. 09 Feb 2018

    A Man's Guide to Infertility & ICSI: Treating Sperm Problems

    Posted: 09 February 2018 A Man's Guide to Infertility & ICSI: Treating Sperm Problems

    If you’ve got a low sperm count or sperm motility problem, did you know there’s a specific fertility treatment designed to help you father a baby?

    It’s called ICSI - Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection- and although it sounds like a daunting process, it doesn’t involve any kind of procedure on you at all and is actually performed in our laboratory.

    Here’s what you need to know about sperm problems, how ICSI helps and our support for you and your partner:

    How is ICSI...

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  6. 24 Nov 2017

    Male Fertility Problems? Why You Need Specialist Help

    Posted: 24 November 2017 Male Fertility Problems? Why You Need Specialist Help

    If you have a suspected sperm problem, who should you see and what tests should be done?

    A recent news feature on male infertility highlighted that many men aren’t getting the right specialist help and support they need, with a lack of urology expertise in many IVF clinics and investigations that don’t go beyond a simple semen analysis.

    Why urology expertise matters for male infertility

    Seeing a Urologist can be fundamental to correctly diagnosing and managing your specific fertil...

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  7. 17 Nov 2017

    Movember & Mental Health: How We Support Infertile Men

    Posted: 17 November 2017 Movember & Mental Health: How We Support Infertile Men

    Here’s a question for all the guys: Would you talk to your mates if you had a fertility problem?

    Mental health is a big deal this Movember - one in eight men have experienced a mental health problem according to the charity, which focuses on the biggest health issues affecting men globally every year including prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health.

    The stigma that’s associated with infertility can be especially hard to cope with for a man. In a recent survey for Nati...

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  8. 01 Nov 2017

    It's a Male Problem Too: National Fertility Awareness Week Fertility Fellas

    Posted: 01 November 2017 It's a Male Problem Too: National Fertility Awareness Week Fertility Fellas

    Men need fertility support and advice just as much as women, their fertility issues are just as common – but their voices aren’t often heard.

    Fertility Network UK has revealed men’s experiences of fertility in a unique survey for National Fertility Awareness Week, creating a ‘FertilityFellas’ campaign to ensure men get the help they need.

    In our third special blog for National Fertility Awareness Week, here’s a Q&A all about male infertility. Remember th...

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  9. 08 Sep 2017

    Male Infertility Treatments: Urology Awareness Month

    Posted: 08 September 2017 Male Infertility Treatments: Urology Awareness Month

    September is Urology Awareness Month, created by London-based charity The Urology Foundation to raise awareness of urological issues and the stigma that can be associated with many of its conditions.

    Urology applies to diseases of the kidney and urinary tract such as bladder or prostate cancer – but also to problems with the male reproductive system, including male infertility and testicular cancer.

    It’s why if you have fertility problems as a man, you’ll often see a Consulta...

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  10. 04 Aug 2017

    Low Sperm Counts Rise: How to Get Help for Male Infertility

    Posted: 04 August 2017 Low Sperm Counts Rise: How to Get Help for Male Infertility

    As a new study reveals that sperm counts in Western men have more than halved over the past 40 years, what can you do if you’re worried about your own fertility?

    A low sperm count is one of the most common causes of male infertility. Although we can’t raise your sperm count, we can help you to become a father using the sperm you do have, through tailored treatment and the expertise of our male fertility specialists, Dr Steve Bromage and Dr Muhammad Akhtar.

    Here’s our advice o...

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