Ahead of Panorama’s ‘Inside Britain’s Fertility Business’ tonight at 8:30pm, the media has been buzzing about IVF Add-Ons and exploitative costs of unproven tests. At SpermComet, we believe that it is best practice to provide couples with up to date and unbiased information so they can make informed decisions about their fertility journey. The SpermComet […]

  This week we’re looking at several books on male fertility. These books have received great reviews from patients and practitioners alike and offer both medical and emotional help and advice for any man going through fertility treatment.   How to Make Love to a Plastic Cup: A Guy’s Guide to the World of Infertility […]

  Eat well. If you know that your sperm DNA needs improvement, I strongly recommend advice from a nutritional therapist with experience in fertility. This is about much more than eating a ‘healthy balanced diet’. You may need to load up on certain nutrients you are deficient in, avoid foods that are setting off inflammation […]

Men and miscarriage? What? Miscarriage isn’t anything to do with men – or is it? Well Yes. In some cases, miscarriage can be caused by poor DNA quality in sperm. Good sperm DNA = higher chance of a successful pregnancy. We used to think that miscarriage was entirely a woman’s problem. If a man got […]

Fertility treatments like ICSI and IMSI are often suggested by fertility doctors when male factor infertility is at play. However, many fertility specialists are now beginning to realise we can investigate the man more thoroughly. Male fertility can be improved meaning couples may be able to choose less invasive fertility treatments than ICSI or IMSI. […]

  Hundreds of men in the United Kingdom experience fertility problems. Research carried out by Dr Stamatios Karavolos shows that male infertility impacts substantially on men’s quality of life. Indeed, receiving a diagnosis of male infertility can lead to tremendous psychosocial sequela, especially if no specific cause for the problem is identified. His research shows […]

  Over my ten years of practice at the Natural Fertility Centre, I have lost count of the number of couples I’ve met who had been told after a standard semen analysis, ‘everything looks fine’, but for whom everything was most certainly not fine. A whopping 25% of couples are told that their infertility is […]

Dr Esmée Hanna, Centre for Men’s Health, Leeds Beckett University & Prof. Brendan Gough, School of Social Sciences, Leeds Beckett University   The experience of infertility can be particularly isolating for men. Since getting pregnant is widely seen as something which is natural and ‘easy’ there is something of a stigma around infertility, and perhaps […]

Kate Brian  http://fertilitymatters.org.uk/   When a couple has difficulty conceiving, it is just as likely to be a male problem as a female one, yet infertility is all too often seen as a woman’s issue. Right from the very start of fertility investigations when the initial referral is usually to a gynaecologist, the focus is […]