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The Fertility Show Blog

Welcome to our blog. Read on to find out about topical news in the headlines, some interviews with our seminar speakers, more information about our shows and lots more.

The Fertility Show’s “Let’s All Talk” Webinar Series, The Story So Far. By Sophie Sulehria

15 June 2021

Hello, I’m Sophie, one of the hosts of The Fertility Show’s “Let’s All Talk” webinar series.  As a fertility patient myself, living through the ups and down of a pandemic, not knowing what to do, who to turn to or where to get my information from, I was delighted to see the launch of The Fertility Show’s free...

Still a lot to learn! Female Fertility on Let’s all Talk.

19 March 2021

In March we turned to Female Fertility, and despite being a female fertility patient for almost ten years now, I still had a lot to learn! 8) KNOWLEDGE EARLY ON - There was one thing that every guest we had on in March told us - women need to know about their female fertility health early.  As early as possible, in fact as early as 18-20.  They...

What I have learnt about Male Fertility- Let’s all Talk February By Sophie Sulehria

10 March 2021

  Hi Everyone I’m back this month with another blog about The Fertility Show’s “Let’s All Talk” free weekly webinar series.  I am Sophie, a journalist, fertility patient and Ambassador for Peanut App, the social networking space for women to meet other women trying to conceive.  They are sponsoring the talks across 2021.  I am hosting the...

The Fertility Show London Post Show Podcast

10 December 2019

Click below to listen to some highlights from The Fertility Show, London 2019

The Fertility Podcast - Hear whats different about this years Fertility Show

17 October 2019

Featuring MD Laura Biggs and her journey and Dr Jonathan Ramsay talking about Male infertility.

What is a Fertility MOT and where do I get one?

14 October 2019

  I got married at 34 with little awareness of my cycle I was pretty regular but hadn’t ever given it much thought. I didn’t understand it, as all I’d ever been asked was ‘When was your last period’ Having been on the pill it was pretty easy to recall yet I never really questioned what was going on inside, in fact I...

The Fertility Show London 2019 is now on sale!

14 August 2019

The Fertility Show will take place at London’s Olympia Exhibition Centre between 1-3 November and admission and seminar tickets are now on sale . New for 2019, the Show will open on Friday afternoon and evening 4.00 – 7.30 to help even more people find solutions and answers to their fertility questions in this unique, discreet and safe environment. There will be over 100 clinics, experts, doctors and specialists offering advice, support and...

The Fertility Podcast: The Fertility Show Special from the Let’s Talk Stage

14 August 2019

This episode shares highlights from several sessions that took place at The Fertility Show in Manchester. It's ok to talk about your fertility was a conversation with Dr Zoe Williams, GP and TV Presenter, Dr Larisa Corda - Consultant in Reproductive Medicine & ITV... Click here to listen

The Fertility Podcast: The Importance of Support

05 March 2019

Natalie Silverman, fertility podcaster and host of this year’s Let’s Talk Fertility Stage in Manchester, chatted to some guests who will be joining her on stage at The Fertility Show later this month to discuss the importance of support. In this latest episode, hear from fertility coach and mentor Sarah Banks, founder of The Centrica Family Group Hortense Thorpe, and nutritional therapist Rosie Tadman.   Listen...

My Story. By Laura Biggs, Managing Director of The Fertility Show

01 March 2019

I am 48 years old and I am 8 months pregnant!  I know, I can’t believe it either. I also happen to be the MD of The Fertility Show, and I would like to share my story for anyone going through their own fertility journey to prove that miracles do happen.  Phil and I married back in 2000; I was 29 and Phil 34 and like so many couples,...

Fertility Fest comes to The Fertility Show Manchester

28 February 2019

Here at The Fertility Show HQ, we can’t wait to experience Fertility Fest as it comes to Manchester as part of the Show for the very first time. We spoke to Fertility Fest founders, Jessica Hepburn and Gabby Vautier, to find out a little bit more about Fertility Fest and what we can expect...     What can visitors expect from Fertility Fest?  Two days of...

What to expect at The Fertility Show

18 February 2019

What to expect at The Fertility Show Manchester   Whether you’re looking for advice and support in a certain area or don’t even know where to begin, join us at The Fertility Show as we return to Manchester Central next month.   The Show will bring together experts, clinics and charities, all aiming to help you leave with the confidence to make informed decisions about the...

The Fertility Podcast

04 December 2018

Natalie Silverman is a commercial radio presenter who for the last four years has been hosting and producing The Fertility Podcast. Launched in 2014, once Natalie was pregnant after her first round of ICSI treatment, Natalie interviews experts from around the globe as well as sharing people stories and is dedicated to giving a voice to male fertility issues after her own experience. To date the podcast has over 150 episodes...

Celebrity doctor, Actress, Chef, Author, Journalist and Presenters join the World’s 1st IVF baby to talk Fertility.

16 October 2018

None of us know if infertility will affect us until we start trying for a family. We spend years trying not to get pregnant and the irony is that for some of us the dream of having our own biological child may never become a reality. However, this doesn’t mean that you’ll never get your happy ending. This year at The Fertility Show we are proud...

Male Fertility: Is there a problem and what can be done?

20 September 2018

Now celebrating its 10th year, The UK’s biggest fertility event returns to Olympia London 3 - 4 November with over 100 exhibitors offering advice and support, and over 50 talks covering all aspects of fertility and infertility treatment.  One of these aspects we want to support more is male infertility; Whilst Male Fertility has traditionally been seen by many as a taboo subject, things are changing with efforts now being made...

Five Fertility Tips - To help you understand, optimize and preserve fertility

28 August 2018

Emma Cannon, fertility, pregnancy and integrated women’s health expert, registered acupuncturist and author, gives her 5 top tips to help you understand, optimize and preserve fertility... 1. Protect yourself from STD’s: it is estimated that a quarter of all fertility problems are caused by the effects of STD's.  For example- Chlamydia can lie completely undetected with no symptoms and  end up blocking fallopian tubes if...

A new and exciting collaboration for The Fertility Show

01 June 2018

Here at The Fertility Show HQ, we are busy planning the London Show and we are delighted to be joining forces with IVF Babble - the world’s leading online fertility and IVF magazine - founded by Sara Marshall-Page and Tracey Bambrough. Along with our brilliant charity partners, Fertility Network UK, who this year will again be providing invaluable support and impartial advice at the Show, it looks set...

My experience of The Fertility Show - Jessica Jones

12 March 2018

When my husband and I attended the Fertility Show in London, in November 2016, we had just been told by our clinic that they would no longer treat us with our own gametes, as they estimated our chances of success were less than 5%.  We were shocked and we didn’t know where to turn.  I’d seen a poster in the clinic for The Fertility Show at...

The Fertility Show Manchester podcasts

05 March 2018

Whether you are just starting to think about a family or have been trying for a while, The Fertility Show will give you all the tools you need to make informed decisions about the options available to you to become a parent. The Fertility Show is the best place to get your questions answered, and there is no other event where you can meet so much fertility expertise in one...

What do men need to know about their fertility?

28 February 2018

Mr Marc Lucky, Urologist and Andrological surgeon at Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is one of three consultants sharing the Q&A stage for the All Male Fertility Panel at The Fertility Show Manchester (24 & 25 March 2018). Mr Lucky has extensive experience in male infertility and is one of very few surgeons in the UK specialising in andrological surgery. Here Mr Lucky explores five of the most important &ldquo...


19 February 2018

Endometriosis is a common and long-term condition which affects 1 in 10 women in the UK. It occurs when the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grows in other places, such as the fallopian tubes, ovaries or along the pelvis. The condition causes heavy and painful periods as well as pain in the lower abdomen, pelvis, or lower back. Around 30% of women with endometriosis have fertility problems, this can be as a result...


12 February 2018

Every year on the 14th February, Valentines day is celebrated with flowers, chocolates and affection. However, for the 1 in 6 couples trying to conceive, the day can be a rollercoaster of emotions. After months or years of focusing on little else but trying to conceive, relationships can feel like a full-time job, with romance put to the side. The good news is that no matter where you are in your infertility...

The Fertility Rule of 3

06 February 2018

The Fertility Show speaks to Andrew Drakeley, Clinical Director, Subspecialist in Reproductive Medicine and Consultant Gynaecologist, The Hewitt Fertility Centre, ahead of his seminar at the Manchester Show on Sunday 25th March: “Fertility is a fascinating but complex area of medicine. So, when it comes to communicating with patients about their experiences, my approach has always been to try to simplify the process. That’s where my first...

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