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Support

Fertility Network UK provides free and impartial support, advice, information and understanding for anyone affected by fertility issues.

The HFEA provide free, clear and impartial information to all affected by fertility treatment. 

The Donor Conception Network/ provides emotional and social support and unbiased guidance to all those needing to use donated eggs, sperm or embryos.

Surrogacy UK is a professional organisation, run by a Board of Trustees and supported by an Advisory Board, staff and a bank of volunteers – whom are committed to surrogacy and surrogacy support.

For your interest

Nutrition

Weight-loss (nutrition and exercise) can improve fertility in overweight or obese women – read more

Avoid too frequent fast foods, which could slow down time to becoming pregnant – read more

Avocados are high in folate and potassium, which both are essential during the preconception period – read more

Health and Well being

Extensive alcohol consumption during the preconception period can reduce chances of pregnancy – read more

Stressful lifestyles can have a negative effect on reproduction and fertility due to the secretion of stress hormones – read more

Yoga and mindfulness could help reducing stress levels – read more

Managing conditions like PCOS, diabetes and asthma can increase chances of getting pregnant – read more

Adequate sleep contributes to the woman’s well-being and might have a positive effect on her reproductive health through hormonal balances – read more