infertility in men

The male fertility truths you should know

With the clinic who know. Because for 101s and the latest in fertility treatment, TFP Fertility are one of our instant go-tos. Infertility in men is pretty common - read our male biological clock updates for more - but with varying degrees and severity. Many types of male infertility are treatable, and the key is [...]
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Clinician-validated results, faster – the UK’s only complete home male fertility test

Lab-based sperm tests are generally considered the most reliable way to assess male fertility. They examine various factors related to sperm health - all of which play essential roles in successful conception and fertility treatments. But more and more, we're going for home male fertility test options, from hormones and micronutrient status to sperm count. [...]

5 Speakers at The Fertility Show Who Can Help You Get Pregnant

At Fertility Help Hub, we're so excited for this year's Fertility Show (see the website here).  The line-up is bursting with talks from expert fertility specialists of top fertility clinics - all ready to help you understand your fertility struggles and learn how to boost your chances of getting pregnant. Today, Sophie from The Fertility [...]

Reducing the Shame Around Male Infertility

Imagine wanting to improve your physical health but feeling ashamed to seek out ways to do so.  Consider discovering that a balanced diet and regular exercise are what's needed but feeling like buying fruit, vegetables and a gym membership deems you "unhealthy".  Kind of strange, right? Until not too long ago, advocating for our mental [...]

Male Fertility Crisis: What Global Trends Tell Us

Reports of a “population crisis” because male fertility is on the decline make for bleak reading. So we’ve turned to our Fertility Help Hub partner, Legacy, to find out: are male fertility rates declining and, if so, why is male fertility dropping? Legacy is a digital fertility clinic offering at-home sperm testing and freezing, as [...]

Causes and Treatment for Male Infertility

Around 7% of men worldwide are thought to be affected by infertility.  Yet complications in family-building efforts are often misconstrued as resulting from female reproductive issues. Because of this, men (or those with a male reproductive system) can find themselves ignored and dismissed when seeking advice for their fertility struggles.   In fact, around 30% of [...]

High Hopes and Low Ovarian Reserve

When you're struggling with infertility, doctors often suggest IVF or ICSI without exploring other avenues of treatment. This was especially true for Mrs. A who has kindly shared her story with Fertility Help Hub reader hopefully to shed light on the process of ICSI and the thoughts and feelings that she faced along the way. [...]
A Guide to Sperm DNA Fragmentation

A Guide to Sperm DNA Fragmentation

Have you heard of sperm DNA fragmentation? If you have dipped your toes into the world of fertility testing, you’re probably familiar with the sperm basics: count, motility (or movement) and morphology (or shape/structure). These are the parameters tested in a semen analysis, typically the first step to understanding male fertility. But these are not [...]

11 Things to Try Before Visiting a Fertility Specialist

Typically, when couples are trying to conceive, they are expected to try naturally for a year before visiting a fertility specialist. A year can seem like such a long time, especially when you are waiting to start receiving fertility help. Fertility Help Hub want to help you find natural solutions, so that you know how [...]

The Shock of Being Diagnosed Infertile – with Knackered Knackers

Male Infertility is a common and growing issue that many males have faced, and are facing. Hearing about personal trying to conceive journeys is so important, as it shows you that you are not alone. This time, we are hearing Shaun's story on what he has experienced, and how he has been able to overcome [...]

Top 5 U.S. Fertility Supplements for Men and Women

Spoiler—your fertility supplements may not be doing as much as you think. In an unpleasant twist, both the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Paediatrics have reported that many of the popular prenatal vitamins being marketed to women don’t actually meet adequate nutrient levels for choline, folate, vitamin D, magnesium and iodine. That [...]

10 Celebs You Didn’t Know Struggled with Infertility

Photo credit: Here on Fertility Help Hub, to show you you're not alone, we have listed 10 celebrities who have struggled with infertility. These are ten U.S. celebrities who have travelled their own unique fertility journey to parenthood, including IVF, surrogacy, baby loss and adoption. These celebrities have shared their experiences in the hopes of [...]

Knowledge Is Power – Fertility Issues Uncovered

Today on Fertility Help Hub, we hear from the lovely Sophie Sulehria, about The Fertility Show’s “Let’s All Talk” Series. Sophie addresses a range of infertility topics and questions from the TTC (trying to conceive) community, concerning unexplained infertility, male factor infertility, andrologists and infertility support groups / webinars. Read on for 20% off tickets [...]

Do Tomatoes Hold A Secret Ingredient Which Improves Sperm Quality?

Today on Fertility Help Hub, we've teamed with FutureYou Cambridge, to discuss one particular aspect of male infertility and how one ingredient could hold the key to improving sperm quality. Read on to find out about sperm morphology improvement through clinical trials of this key ingredient, LactoLycopene, and its inclusion in some male fertility supplements.  [...]

How Much do Toxins Affect our Fertility?

It's a controversial topic we have spoken about before on our Fertility Help Hub Podcast, with Dr Corina Dunlop, a licensed Naturopathic Physician and Medical Researcher. It's true that harsh chemicals and ingredients can have a negative impact on fertility, whether you are pregnant, on your IVF journey, or trying to conceive naturally. So, when [...]

Male Factor Infertility Causes and Treatments by Laurel Fertility Care

Despite being the cause of nearly 50% of infertility cases, male infertility is rarely discussed. There is not a lot of common knowledge surrounding the topic, and, as a result, some men who are trying to conceive may be in the dark about the causes of male infertility and at a loss about how to [...]

Rhod Gilbert – Stands Up to Male Infertility

  Photo Credit - BBC Twitter Words by Eloise Edington ‘Why I'm breaking the taboo around male fertility’ Husky-voiced Welsh stand-up comedian Rhod Gilbert, 52, hit the press last week as he raised the profile of (male) infertility. In his recent documentary for the BBC, ‘Stand Up to Infertility’, Rhod filmed himself interviewing fertility experts [...]

Male Infertility – ExSeed Health’s Mission to Empower Men

  Male infertility is close to our hearts at Fertility Help Hub, from first-hand experience. We have turned to Exseed Health to find out more about why male fertility testing at home is important, ways to help improve sperm and the test accuracy / support available. Over to ExSeed Health | @exseedhealth Fertility is […]

Male (In)fertility – Six Recommendations When Trying to Conceive

  Words by Jessica Kelly Male (In)fertility Factors Making the decision to start a family can be difficult, as couples now consider their circumstances and desires for the future in greater detail than perhaps ever before. The decision to abandon contraception and start actively trying to conceive can take months, or even years, for some. […]

Male Infertility – We Need to Talk

Photo Credit - Chris Hughes Instagram   Eloise, Founder of Fertility Help Hub, knows first-hand how little support there is for men struggling with infertility. Six months into her trying to conceive journey, Eloise’s husband was diagnosed with Klinefelter Syndrome, and with that came a heartbreaking shock of zero sperm (azoospermia). Eloise’s husband felt alone, [...]

Sperm Donation – What Motivates Men to Become Sperm Donors?

    Maybe you are (TTC) trying to conceive and considering whether to use a sperm donor for fertility treatment, or perhaps you have already chosen a sperm donor to help extend your family. When I (Eloise) was going through it, I had so many questions and I still often think about our sperm donor […]

Conception Help – Far From Natural by Baby Quest Foundation

  We recently did an Instagram LIVE with founder of Baby Quest Foundation, Pamela Hirsch. Many years ago, Pamela set up a non-profit charity to help people in the USA obtain grants, if they can’t afford fertility treatments in the USA, win grants. She started this after watching and experiencing her own daughter go through [...]

Male Infertility – The Rarely Discussed Aftermath

    On 10th-16th June the world celebrates Men’s Health Week and, given male infertility is very close to our hearts at Fertility Help Hub, we wanted to talk about something which is rarely discussed – MALE INFERTILITY AFTERMATH. I, Eloise (founder of FHH), have talked on here before about our personal journey, using donor sperm after my husband’s […]

Male Infertility – Baby Making is a Team Sport

  As those of you who follow us on Instagram will have seen, male infertility is close to our hearts. That is the story behind the personal IVF journey of Eloise (founder of FHH) and her husband, which resulted in the use of a sperm donor after an unsuccessful Micro-TESE procedure, plus discussion over adoption [...]


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