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When should you freeze your eggs

Posted on 11 April 2019

If you are going to freeze you eggs – do it as early as you can Younger eggs are healthier The younger you are when you freeze your eggs, the better their quality and the more likely that one of them will be able to make a baby. An ideal age is under 30, but … Continue reading

Can you drink during egg freezing?

Posted on 28 March 2019

This is a question patients ask me all the time. There have never been any clinical trials on this subject so the following advice is based on my (expert) opinion. There is no reason that completely abstaining from alcohol during egg freezing treatment is necessary. A social glass of wine here and there will not … Continue reading

PCOS: Cause & Symptoms

Posted on 28 February 2019

Polycystic ovarian syndrome or PCOS is a multifactorial condition, influenced by a woman’s genes, her weight and her metabolism, all in the context of a high ovarian reserve. Cysts on the ovary are not actually a bad thing – they are just eggs in their normal surrounding antral follicles. It’s just that in women with … Continue reading

PCOS and Fertility: Effects and Treatment Options

Posted on 14 February 2019

Women with PCOS who are struggling to conceive need to see a CREI fertility subspecialist as we are best equipped to help them to conceive without IVF. It is so satisfying to help women with PCOS to conceive naturally. Many women with PCOS have been traumatised by perceived implications of their diagnosis, especially relating to … Continue reading

Lifestyle and IVF: Exercise, Diet, Alcohol…

Posted on 31 January 2019

IVF can be more of a marathon than a sprint. Here are some tips to help you survive the journey Exercise Continuing your normal exercise routine during IVF treatment is not only ok but it can be really helpful – both to help you deal with the physical symptoms and emotional stress of treatment. Around … Continue reading