All About Fertility – A new online universe about fertility
All About Fertility is a new online universe, co-created by Cryos. It is a website filled with knowledge about all aspects of male and female fertility. On All About Fertility, you can read articles written by fertility experts about topics such as:
- explanation of fertility issues (fx. endometriosis, PCOS, azoospermia)
- fertility testing and treatment
- the emotional aspect of fertility treatment
- using a donor to conceive
- life after fertility treatment
Easy-to-understand articles about fertility
The website was launched after two fertility specialists, Kevin McEleny and Eleanor Stevenson, realised that there was a need for a website with scientific articles that were easy to understand for everybody. Instead of googling, All About Fertility provides you with everything about fertility in one place.
Fertility support forum for women and men
All About Fertility also hosts a forum where women and men can talk anonymously about their personal experiences and give advice to each other. Many people feel alone with their thoughts and concerns, and talking to others who are going through the same as you can be very helpful.
You will find two forums on the website; one for women and one for men. The conversation has already started, and you are welcome to join here.
We recommend these 5 articles to read on All About Fertility:
1. How eggs are retrieved during IVF
In IVF treatment, eggs are collected from the ovaries before being fertilised in the laboratory. Many women worry about the procedure, but actually, it is a very common type of treatment. In this article, you can read about the egg retrieval procedure step by step.
2. Pregnancy following infertility treatment – Is it high risk?
If you have had or are going to have treatment to become pregnant, you may wonder if your pregnancy is more at risk than after a normal conception. In this article, you will get the answer and get tips to prepare your labour after fertility treatment.
3. Interview with four ART (assisted reproductive technology) babies – This is our story
In this article, you will find an interview with four young women who all have been born after their parents had fertility treatment. Emma from Denmark was born after sperm donation, the twins Evie and Eleanor from the UK were born after surgical sperm retrieval and ICSI treatment, and Rebecca from the UK was born after her parents went through IVF treatment. The women talk about their upbringing.
4. Endometriosis and infertility
Approximately 12% of all women have experienced infertility and one of the causes is endometriosis. In this article, you can read about how endometriosis affects fertility, the diagnosis, treatment and being pregnant with endometriosis.
5. Reasons why men become sperm donors
Maybe you have wondered why some men become sperm donors? To some, it is the fact that they know people who have problems conceiving, to others, it is the fact that they have children and know what a great gift it is. In this article, you can read interviews with three sperm donors who talk about their motivation to become donors.
Maybe you are also interested in reading this article about Johan and Miranda who embarked on their baby journey with the help of a sperm donor.