Trying to conceive? Consider checking your vitamin D level

A recently published article by Mumford et al 1 showed that sufficient preconception vitamin D levels (25-hydroxyvitamin D ≥75 nmol/L) are associated with an increased likelihood of pregnancy and livebirth. The team also found that Increased vitamin D concentrations before conception were associated with reduced pregnancy loss. Quick study summary The study was a secondary […]

How Acupuncture can help to improve Fertility

Almost one in six couples experience fertility problems. Studies show that whilst 40% of the time infertility is the result of female factors, 40% it is also the result of male factors and 20% of the time the result is a combination of both women and men. Acupuncture is one of the most popular alternative […]

Recurrent miscarriages – What Should you do and when?

When a miscarriage happens during a pregnancy at any stage it can be extremely distressing for a woman and her partner. However, when several miscarriages are experienced then this can be particularly devastating for those involved. Miscarriages that occur in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy (first trimester) are known as early miscarriages, whereas those […]