Category: Pregnancy

3 Posts

  • How to support LGBTQ+ employees

    May 20, 2022Senior Scientific Research Associate

    Deciding to start a family is never an easy process, but for some employees who identify as part of the LGBTQ+ community, their journey to parenthood might need some more support.  Being a 21st-century employer means establishing an inclusive, progressive and supportive work environment to attract and retain employees. A 2017 study by Mercer found that 33% of UK respondents do not offer equal benefits to LGBTQ+  employees because they…

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  • Genetic Screening – Answers About Your Genetic Health

    September 1, 2020BSc (Hons) MSc

    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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  • Recurrent Miscarriages Explained

    August 30, 2020Senior Scientific Research Associate

    Experiencing a pregnancy loss can be a very emotional process, and it is understandable to have many questions about why it happened. Feeling a range of emotions including, frustration, guilt and anger, is normal; but it’s important to remember that you are not alone, as around 1 in 100 also experiences recurrent miscarriages.  A pregnancy loss is a clinically-recognised pregnancy that spontaneously ends before 20 weeks. A clinically-recognised pregnancy is…

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