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Our Guide to Women’s Health on International Women’s Day

Written by Catherine Hales for Doctify
Happy International Women’s Day, everyone! This year, celebrating IWD feels extra special as we remember the Suffragettes, who fought for and won the fight for the right vote 100 years ago. There are so many different ways to get empowered these days, living as we do in the age of […]

By |March 8th, 2018|Hot Topics, Top Articles|Comments Off on Our Guide to Women’s Health on International Women’s Day

Top Tips on How to Preserve your Fertility

Written by Dr Irfana Koita for Doctify
Some people will grow up, meet the person they want to spend the rest of their lives with and then have children. For others, life may not be so straight forward. Luckily, there are now several ways to prolong fertility available to those who wish to delay having kids […]

By |December 21st, 2017|Parenting|Comments Off on Top Tips on How to Preserve your Fertility

How to Find the Right Specialist for Men’s Health

There are several articles detailing why men hate going to the doctor. John Chisholm, Chair of the British Medical Association’s Ethics Committee, says that “There is a cultural understanding that all men should be macho. But we need to understand that this expectation of stoic masculinity is putting lives at risks – men shouldn’t be bottling these […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Conditions|Comments Off on How to Find the Right Specialist for Men’s Health

How to Find the Perfect Specialist for Conceiving and Pregnancy

Whether you’re trying for a child or are recently pregnant (congrats!), finding the perfect specialist to guide you on your journey through conceiving, pregnancy itself and giving birth is very important.

Ideally, you want a gynecologist and obstetrician, or a fertility expert located near your home or work. You want to be able to make appointments […]

By |September 8th, 2017|Parenting|Comments Off on How to Find the Perfect Specialist for Conceiving and Pregnancy

Is There a Link Between Men’s Health and Miscarriage?

Written by Mr Steven Gordon for Doctify
Miscarriage is not something people like to talk about. Its a difficult subject to broach and one that feels awkward and taboo, which just further adds to its stigma. And although miscarriage can be devastating for both the mother and the father, it’s the woman who experiences the physical […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Parenting|Comments Off on Is There a Link Between Men’s Health and Miscarriage?

Female Infertility

Our Specialist Discusses Infertility
Written by Irfana Koita for Doctify

What causes infertility?

Infertility is when a couple cannot conceive despite having regular unprotected sex for at least a year. 1 in 6 couples have difficulty getting pregnant. The causes vary from person to person and couple to couple and can be related to male or female factors, […]

By |December 12th, 2016|Parenting|Comments Off on Female Infertility

Fertility Treatments

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Written by Dr Irfana Koita for Doctify

What are the fertility treatment options?

Ovulation Induction:

Women who do not ovulate, usually present with irregular or completely absent periods. The most common cause for this is a condition known as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). Ovulation induction is performed using oral tablets […]

By |December 1st, 2016|Parenting|Comments Off on Fertility Treatments

Are you worried about infertility?

It is no wonder we’re so easily panicked about infertility with the fearful narrative and stigmatism that comes from being ‘labelled’ infertile. A new survey published in the Oxford Journal of Reproduction has shown that nearly half of women and men don’t seek medical help due to the fear of being labelled infertile. Infertility is […]

By |August 7th, 2016|Conditions, Parenting|Comments Off on Are you worried about infertility?