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Alcohol and fertility – What I changed to have successful IVF series. Part 6

“Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut.” ― Ernest Hemingway Alcohol and fertility- Is drinking too much alcohol causing infertility? Alcohol and fertility make strange bedfellows but there is no doubting that the two are linked. Booze...

Overweight and trying to get pregnant? – What I changed to have successful IVF treatment. Part 5

Does being overweight cause Male infertility? Being overweight can cause male infertility. In this post, I will try to answer the question "how does being overweight cause Male infertility?" For our two failed IVF treatments, I was overweight. This may have been one of the...

Fitness and Fertility – What I changed to have successful IVF treatment series. Part 4

How important is fitness and fertility? Fitness and fertility go hand in hand. There is a direct correlation between infertility and excess body fat. Men are not born to be sedentary. We are born to be out hunting, gathering and moving around, just as our...

The Fertility Diet – What I changed to have successful IVF Series. Part 3

When I found out that was infertile, I knew that something needed to change. After giving up cigarettes, drinking less and getting fitter, my diet was the next thing that got a major overhaul. A fertility diet was one of my ways of combatting...

How smoking affects fertility – Part 2 What I changed to have successful IVF Treatment Series

Smoking Affects Fertility Smoking was a major part of my life for a long time. My wife Olivia and I knew that we had to give them up if we wanted to have successful IVF treatment. We knew that smoking affects fertility negatively so we...