Will the COVID-19 pandemic lead to a baby boom? | The World

With the coronavirus pandemic forcing many couples to stay home, you’d be forgiven for thinking it could spark another baby boom. But demographers around the world are convinced otherwise. Manny Tsigas spoke with four of them based on different continents, and all agree fertility and birth rates are set to take a hit. For more … Read more Will the COVID-19 pandemic lead to a baby boom? | The World

Fight for a family put on painful pause

ABC News’ Erielle Reshef reports on the agonizing struggle for so many Americans whose doctors have put their fertility treatments on hold. ABC News Live Prime, Weekdays at 7EST & 9EST WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW … Read more Fight for a family put on painful pause

Life on hold: how the pandemic has stalled fertility treatments

Those undergoing in vitro fertilization, egg freezing and other fertility treatments have found their family planning stalled indefinitely due to the coronavirus. “We kind of had this hope that we were going to start a family and be able to move along in the process. And that was just all destroyed by this pandemic,” said … Read more Life on hold: how the pandemic has stalled fertility treatments

Coronavirus means some couples may never conceive as Covid-19 puts IVF on hold | ITV News

Right now, time is something we are all more aware of. Whether it’s the days spent working from home, the weeks spent in self-isolation, or the months spent waiting for this crisis to end. But for thousands of potential parents, time is something they can ill afford. In the past week Political Correspondent Paul Brand … Read more Coronavirus means some couples may never conceive as Covid-19 puts IVF on hold | ITV News

IVF Postcode Lottery is Denying Couples Chance to Become Parents | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF Thousands of women as young as 35 are being denied IVF treatment on the NHS because of the area they live in. Despite official recommendations that women should be eligible for IVF up to the age of 42, one-in-nine Clinical Commissioning Groups in England are imposing their own restrictions on … Read more IVF Postcode Lottery is Denying Couples Chance to Become Parents | This Morning

The other baby blues: South Korea’s fertility rate in freefall

South Korea has the lowest birth rate in the world. In 2018, it fell below the symbolic figure of one baby per woman for the first time, and fell again to just 0.87 last year, well below the 2.1 needed to maintain a stable population. Over the past 12 years, the government has spent the … Read more The other baby blues: South Korea’s fertility rate in freefall

Amy Hart Reveals Her Chance of Hitting Early Menopause & Her Choice to Freeze Her Eggs | Loose Women

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1VGTPwA All week we’ve been focusing on the fertility issues that matter to you from IVF, adoption and being child-free. Love Island star Amy Hart joins us as our final guest of our special Loose Women Fertility Week. It’s been her lifelong dream to become a mum but, as she nears … Read more Amy Hart Reveals Her Chance of Hitting Early Menopause & Her Choice to Freeze Her Eggs | Loose Women

What Are Questions You Should Never Ask Child-Free Women? | Loose Women

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1VGTPwA It’s Fertility Week on Loose Women, and we’ve had emotional conversations about everything from taking your fertility for granted to IVF and adoption. But we can’t talk about fertility without addressing those who, for whatever reason, don’t have children. Whether they’ve chosen not to, or can’t. Today, the panel discuss … Read more What Are Questions You Should Never Ask Child-Free Women? | Loose Women

Strictly’s Anton Du Beke on His and Wife Hannah’s IVF Struggle | Loose Women

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1VGTPwA As part of our Fertility Week strand, today we are joined by ballroom legend and Strictly’s longest serving professional Anton Du Beke as he opens up about how he and his wife Hannah welcomed their now three-year-old twins after undergoing IVF, having struggled to conceive naturally due to Hannah’s endometriosis. … Read more Strictly’s Anton Du Beke on His and Wife Hannah’s IVF Struggle | Loose Women

James and Ola Jordan Reflect on Their Successful IVF Journey | Loose Women

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1VGTPwA James and Ola Jordan are the ex-professional Strictly couple, who have had a long road to parenthood. However, the couple’s three-year wait came to an end last summer when Ola fell pregnant after undergoing IVF treatment. As part of our fertility week, James and Ola join the panel to share … Read more James and Ola Jordan Reflect on Their Successful IVF Journey | Loose Women

Did You Take Your Fertility for Granted? | Loose Women

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1VGTPwA When the team at Loose Women recently spoke to viewers up and down the country, one topic that fans of the show said they wanted us to cover more was fertility. In response to this, we’ve dedicated a whole week to talking about fertility issues. Today, the panel share their … Read more Did You Take Your Fertility for Granted? | Loose Women

This Morning Baby Has Been Born Thanks To Dr Larisa | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF Over three and a half million people in the UK are said to be affected by fertility issues, so last year Dr Larisa wanted to help by setting out a very particular conception plan. For one couple sticking to this plan paid off as they welcomed son Freddie back in … Read more This Morning Baby Has Been Born Thanks To Dr Larisa | This Morning

Samantha Giles on Leaving Emmerdale After Seven Years | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF After 7 years, last night viewers said goodbye to Emmerdale’s Bernice. Actress Samantha Giles joins us today to tell us why she decided to leave the village behind, and what’s next now she’s left the soap. But acting isn’t Samantha’s only talent, she also claims to be a real witch! … Read more Samantha Giles on Leaving Emmerdale After Seven Years | This Morning

The Woman With Two Wombs and Her Miracle Baby | This Morning

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1JM41yF Eleanor Rowe was born with two wombs, two cervix and two vaginas, and was told she had a 90% chance of miscarrying – but after meeting the man of her dreams, and heartbreakingly miscarrying their first baby, she has defied the odds to become a mother to their ‘miracle’ baby, … Read more The Woman With Two Wombs and Her Miracle Baby | This Morning