• Rita Ora has already frozen her eggs to future proof her fertility
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    Marie Claire Dorking

    Rita Ora has already frozen her eggs to future proof her fertility

    The singer had the egg freezing procedure in her early twenties.

  • Would you turn to crowdfunding to pay for expensive IVF treatment?
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    Marie Claire Dorking

    Would you turn to crowdfunding to pay for expensive IVF treatment?

    A quick search of crowdfunding sites reveals hundreds of couples turning to strangers to help fund infertility treatment.

  • Study gives hope to women who have a miscarriage after their first round of IVF
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    Marie Claire Dorking

    Study gives hope to women who have a miscarriage after their first round of IVF

    Women who have a miscarriage after their first round of IVF are more likely to have a baby after subsequent treatment

  • Only women aged 30-35 will be eligible for IVF treatment under new NHS guidelines
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    Lauren Sharkey

    Only women aged 30-35 will be eligible for IVF treatment under new NHS guidelines

    It's thanks to some major cost-cutting.

  • It's not just women that have a ticking biological clock
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    Marie Claire Dorking

    It's not just women that have a ticking biological clock

    Turns out men have a biological clock too!

  • Could your job be affecting your fertility?
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    Marie Claire Dorking

    Could your job be affecting your fertility?

    Could your job be lowering your fertility? New research has revealed that heavy lifting and working night shifts has been linked to poor fertility in women. The study, published in the journal Occupational and Environmental Medicine, found that a physically demanding jobs or work schedules outside normal office hours could take it’s toll on a woman’s fertility.

  • 10 times Chrissy Teigen shut down her haters on Twitter
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    Nisean Lorde

    10 times Chrissy Teigen shut down her haters on Twitter

    You’d think Internet tolls would get the message by now: Don’t mess with Chrissy Teigen. And even if you were to troll her and delete the offensive words for fear of retribution from the model’s 3.8 million (and counting) Twitter followers — she’s got you covered. In a recent Twitter smackdown, a teacher from Florida asked the supermodel why she didn’t “give it a minute to try naturally” to have a baby. Unfazed, Teigen responded that she’s tried for about nine years (she was very public about her fertility struggles) and, for good measure, called the Twitter troll “a complete witch.’

  • Chrissy Teigen criticised for using IVF and 'choosing' the gender of her baby
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    Alice Sholl

    Chrissy Teigen criticised for using IVF and 'choosing' the gender of her baby

    Chrissy Teigen has always been open about her struggle with IVF over the years, including the process that lead to bringing her daughter Luna into the world. “I think I was most excited and allured by the fact that John would be the best father to a little girl.

  • 5 things you didn’t realise air pollution could impact
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    Marie Claire Dorking

    5 things you didn’t realise air pollution could impact

    Yesterday in London, the Government’s air-quality index hit 10, the highest level – the third time it has done so in the past 12 months. Researchers at King’s College London say that the cold and windless weather is preventing traffic emissions and other forms of pollution from dispersing. The result is a sort of smoggy blanket laying over the city, that while looks pretty good on Instagram, is actually playing havoc with the environment, and our health.

  • The rise of the sixty-plus birth club
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    Marie Claire Dorking

    The rise of the sixty-plus birth club

    Earlier this week, it was announced that Dame Julia Peyton-Jones, the former co-director of the Serpentine Gallery, had swapped retirement for motherhood, having welcomed her first child, a daughter called Pia, at the ripe age of 64. Janet Jackson recently gave birth to her first child, a son Eissa, at 50, while Mick Jagger is back in the sleep-deprived haze of babyhood, having welcomed his eighth child, Deveraux Octavian Basil, back in December. Nicole Kidman has also revealed that she may not be done with the whole giving birth thing and is still hoping for another baby at the age of 49.

  • The great baby scandal: Are couples being ripped off by expensive and unnecessary IVF bolt-ons?
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    Marie Claire Dorking

    The great baby scandal: Are couples being ripped off by expensive and unnecessary IVF bolt-ons?

    Recent statistics reveal that around one in seven couples will suffer from infertility and many of them will seek medical help in the form of IVF. A study commissioned by BBC Panorama and conducted by Oxford University has revealed that desperate couples could be forking out thousands of pounds for bolt-on IVF treatments that have little effect on pregnancy success rates. The add-on treatments range from a £50 blood screening test to £8,000 egg-freezing packages are often offered to couples on top of standard IVF procedures.