The use of the fertility treatment known as in vitro fertilisation (IVF), in which an egg is removed from the woman’s ovaries and fertilised with sperm in a laboratory, is consistently and dramatically increasing in the UK and other developed countries. 1-5% of babies born in the developed world are now conceived using this technology. The evidence on how common

It can be helpful for mums-to-be and those planning a pregnancy to learn about different food groups and identify any gaps in their diet. For example, they may be consuming fewer food groups providing essential nutrients such as Iron and Calcium. However, during routine antenatal visits, a conversation about diet and lifestyle must happen to identify any gaps and address