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Obese women have lower egg quality in IVF

(Image: Michelle Meiklejohn at freedigitalphotos.net) New research published in the online journal Human Reproduction, has suggested that the reason obese women have problems becoming pregnant through IVF or ICSI, could be due to the reduced quality of their eggs. For an … Continue reading

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Miscarriage and weight

We have always known that a woman’s weight is correlated to miscarriage. However, it has not always been clear if that link is present in patients undergoing fertility treatment. A recent paper presented at the ESHRE meeting in Rome has … Continue reading

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Healthy lifestyle boosts fertility

Live well and you are more likely to get pregnant. Here is a good summary of the things that would increase your chances of natural pregnancy. And it applies equally to your partner too. Second hand smoking (ie you inhale … Continue reading

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