Painful periods? Endometriosis and fertility

Endometriosis and fertility

Endometriosis and fertility Dr Thanos Papathanasiou explains some of the symptoms of endometriosis and fertility treatments available to women who have been unable to conceive. Endometriosis is diagnosed using a laparoscope (a type of camera). This is inserted into the pelvis via a small cut near the navel. The surgeon uses the camera to see […]

Irregular periods? You may have PCOS

PCOS and fertility

PCOS and fertility How body weight affects fertility is only just becoming understood. It is thought that too much of the hormone insulin in the blood reduces the function of the ovaries in females and sperm production in males. So, having a healthy body mass index (BMI) and good nutrition is important for the health […]

Low sperm count and male infertility

low sperm count and male infertility

Overcoming a low sperm count Sperm quality and quantity can vary greatly and is affected by your health and nutrition. All semen contains a proportion of poor sperm that can be abnormally-shaped or unable to swim; the problem occurs when there aren’t enough good sperm – sometimes there are no sperm at all. There are […]

What is your fertility score?

fertility score

Fertility score can be a useful guide but it is just a starting point. For more information about different aspects of fertility have a look at the knowledge-base. More information is available in the knowledge-base.

Fertility options for same-sex couples

Options for same-sex couples

Options for same sex couples and single women The Bourn Hall fertility health and wellbeing package is flexible to allow both partners to have fertility testing, and this is advised as it is not unusual for these tests to reveal information about potential fertility issues that can influence treatment choices. The advice below about fertility […]

What fertility tests do I need?

fertility health fertility tests

Fertility tests at Bourn Hall Fertility tests enable you to consider your options. After a consultation with a fertility nurse specialist, you may want to consider talking to your GP about fertility testing or exploring the options at Bourn Hall. Time is crucial for everyone concerned about their fertility. As the chances of getting pregnant […]

Help to get pregnant without IVF

Fertility Nurse Specialists help to get pregnant without IVF

A range of fertility treatments to get you pregnant without IVF Bourn Hall offers a full range of treatments at its clinics in Cambridge, Norwich and Wickford and they are open and accepting patients. It is now possible to have online consultations with fertility nurse specialists and consultants. Fertility Nurse Specialist Leona Crookston explains that […]

What happens in IVF treatment?

What happens in IVF treatment

Consultation with fertility consultant For patients concerned about their egg quality and likely response to stimulation drugs, the AMH (Anti-Mullerian Hormone) test, provided either as part of a suite of fertility tests or on its own, can provide some helpful information that can be used to advise about treatment options. The AMH test gives an […]

NHS treatment and funding

NHS treatment and funding

If you are not eligible for NHS funding? At Bourn Hall we understand that finding the money for funding IVF treatment can be a challenge and we like to offer as many options available as possible to help people achieve their dreams of starting a family. After the consultation with the Fertility Consultant you will […]