Fertility Clock

Can you really ‘count’ your eggs?

You may have read in the press a lot recently about ‘egg counting’. This is misleading because you cannot actually ‘count’ the number of eggs you have left. However, what you can do is use a test that assesses what your egg reserves are likely to be. Read more


Progesterone tests

So many women we see don’t do a progesterone test on the right day and wonder why it comes back low. This leads them to think that they are not ovulating, but the timing of the test is really important. The main test to check whether a woman is ovulating is by a blood test to check the level of the hormone progesterone which increases following ovulation. Read more

Understanding your fertility potential

Women are born with all the eggs they will ever have and many women look to do fertility tests to predict their future fertility potential. This can be really useful but it is so important to understand that there is always a result and if the result is not what you are expecting it can leave you in a real panic about what you need to do.  Therefore before you test think through what your options may be if you get a low result. Read more