events & resources for fertility & stress
fertility events in London
The Fertility Show 1st-3rd November 2019 at Olympia. Many low cost talks by the leading doctors and specialists in fertility and IVF.
Open evenings are held at most IVF clinics so that prospective parents can learn more and see how the clinic feels. These are free but you need to book in advance. Check each clinic website for dates. While most clinics offer general open evening some offer some more specific events
The London Women’s Clinic offers Open evenings for Single Women wanting to learn about their fertility options or sole parenting
Fertility Friend helpful information and charts for completing basal body temperature (BBT) charting to establish whether you are ovulating, and your hormone pattern through your cycle
British Fertility Society this public resources page has a helpful BFS Quick Guides section with explanations of tests, treatments and other support
Infertility Network international network with webinars and events relating to specific aspects of fertility
fertility blood tests
The Doctors Laboratory information about tests available which include Ovarian Reserve Profile, PCOS profile, Male Infertility Profile, and Comprehensive Semen Analysis. All tests require a request form.
The Clinic MK offers fertility blood tests including AMH, FSH and LH.
ultrasound scans local to Olney
Milton Keynes (next to the train station) www.theclinicmk.co.uk
Stony Stratford www.ultrasound-direct.com/clinic-locations/milton-keynes
a database to compare your hcg level in early pregnancy with other mothers - levels vary a lot! http://www.betabase.info/
The Mindfulness Project offers excellent courses including the 8-week Mindfulness for Stress Reduction Course and many others. Recommended.
Mindfulness a practical guide to finding peace in a frantic world. an excellent book which includes a free CD with guided meditations
British Acupuncture Council - search for acupuncturists near you
Acupuncture Childbirth Team (ACT) London - specialist team focusing on fertility, pregnancy & childbirth
places to eat near the Olney practice