for getting pregnant.The cycle is mostly controlled by the hormones oestrogen, progesterone, follicle –stimulating hormone (FSH), and luteinizing hormone (LH). A peak in LH triggers ovulation.Your body temperature drops and then rises just before ovulation
What is chlamydia?Chlamydia is a bacteria-like organism, which can be sexually transmitted. Recent figures from the Department of Health show a dramatic rise in the number of cases diagnosed from 1995 onwards. Between half and three-quarters of a million people in England, Wales...
Q I've heard that acupuncture may help me conceive. Is this true?A. 'Acupuncture may help with conception as it works by balancing emotional and physical energy to promote and support ovulation,' says Toni Tucker from the British Acupuncture Council (tonituckeracupuncture.co.uk)....
The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has called for improved care of pregnant mothers carrying twins or triplets. Improvements were called for to reduce the medical risks and high levels of unnecessary caesarean births
A third of all fertility problems lie with the man, so it makes sense that your partner gets his health and body in great shape if you're trying to get pregnant. This is especially important, since it's thought there's been a decline in the quality
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Everyone loves the balmy days of summer - don't they? Unless you're heavily pregnant, that is. Crowded trains and buses, swollen ankles, hot sticky nights - none of these make life easy for the expectant mum.Being pregnant through the warmer months
Another good reason to quit drinking while you're pregnant - alcohol intake can increase your risk of premature birth.Researchers at the Univeristy of Western Australia found that 10% of mums-to-be who binged or drank heavily gave birth prematurely
It is a happy 31st birthday indeed for the pregnant Duchess of Cambridge, who will be spending the day celebrating in a low-key fashion with husband Prince William at their home in Anglesey. Kate, who is confirmed to be around the 12 week mark