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Vaginal Seeding: What Is It, And Should You Do It?

Microbiome, good bacteria in human gastrointestinal tractGetty The human microbiome has become a recognized entity unto itself, thought to provide necessary genetic material from bacteria in our bodies to help fight infection and regulate bodily functions, particularly the immune system and gastrointestinal system. There has been increasing interest in creating a more robust microbiome for newborn infants. … Read More »

Mum's IVF story of struggle and success shows why you should NEVER give up hope

Clinics carry out 68,000 cycles of IVF every year for wannabe UK mums. For many it’s an emotional, gruelling journey. In Fertility Awareness Week, journalist Punteha van Terheyden tells her story to encourage those longing for a baby to stay strong and not suffer in silence. Glimpsing my reflection, I took in my huge bump… Read More »