Author: Eloise Burt

5 Posts

  • Structural infertility

    Structural Infertility: What Are the Causes?

    September 17, 2021Eloise Burt

    Getting pregnant and carrying a baby to term involves multiple, often arduous, stages, which can make your fertility journey feel a bit like a marathon. Structural issues within the female reproductive tract can cause a physical barrier to your fertility, much like coming across a 10-foot wall not long after you cross the starting line. Structural infertility can be caused by lots of different things and the management of it…

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  • STIs and Fertility: What You Need To Know

    February 4, 2021Eloise Burt

    There are dozens of STIs out there, all with different symptoms and characteristics. If you find out you have an STI, you’re gonorrhoea-lly want to sort it out quickly, so it is important to get an STI check-up if you develop any symptoms and get treated as soon as possible. If you do develop symptoms, you should avoid having sex without a condom until you have been treated to prevent…

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  • How to Detect Ovulation – 5 Top Tips

    September 10, 2020Eloise Burt

    If you have regular periods, it is a good sign that you are ovulating (releasing eggs), and that you have a chance of getting pregnant in each cycle. Your egg is capable of being fertilised 12 to 24 hours after ovulation, which may seem like a dauntingly short time to get the egg and sperm to meet. Despite this, sperm can survive in the female genital tract for up to…

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  • Genetic Screening – Answers About Your Genetic Health

    September 1, 2020Eloise Burt

    There are several reasons why you might want to have genetic screening when trying for a baby, and there are a couple of different ways to go about it. Genetic screening can be helpful if you are struggling to get pregnant, or are suffering recurrent miscarriages, or even if you have a genetic condition that runs in your family.  If you know that you have a genetic condition that runs…

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  • Managing Endometriosis: The Options Post-Diagnosis

    August 31, 2020Eloise Burt

    Endometriosis is the second most common gynaecological disorder after fibroids, affecting as many as 1 in 10 women and AFABs. And that’s just the 10% that we know about. If you suffer from endometriosis, you probably know that the biggest symptom is pain… a lot of it. Experiencing such chronic pain amongst other symptoms can not only be damaging physically but decrease your effect your lifestyle dramatically. With little research…

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