endometrial scratch
Add-ons

To scratch or not to scratch, that is the question

“Can I just have a quick word with you?” the midwife asked during a quiet spell on the delivery suite. “Just between me and you, we need IVF and wondered if an endometrial scratch is a good idea?”
Fertility tests

Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH)

Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) testing is portrayed as the crystal ball of understanding your fertility. But is this based on robust research or just hype?
sperm tests
Education

Semen Analysis Decoded

Sperm testing is not just as simple as putting the sample into a machine and reading out the results. What is normal and how should you interpret the results?
NEJM

Thyroid Function and Conception

Thyroid Function and ConceptionCase Vignette A Woman Trying to Conceive. Ms. Thompson is a 31-year-old woman who has been trying

collaborative hub
News and Analysis

Introducing the Fertility Hub

Professional societies and patients have collaborated to launch the fertility hub. The fertility information pages share links to reliable resources and evidence.
sperm-tests
News and Analysis

Limits of Male Fertility Testing

Making a baby only needs one sperm. But 30--50% of couples with fertility problems have a male factor issue. Semen analysis remains the cornerstone of the evaluation of male fertility, but it has limitations.
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