National Fertility Awareness Week is an important time of year for the one in six couples in the UK who are coping with fertility issues. We’ve seen many more people speak out about what can be a lonely and painful path, and personal stories of people in the public eye are increasingly appearing in the press. If you’re trying to conceive, it can be helpful to hear those stories, as infertility is a such a personal issue and it can be difficult to expose something so private to friends and
For National Fertility Week, Adam appears on Victoria Derbyshire discussing the postcode lottery for NHS funding of IVF
Adam is a passionate campaigner for the provision of equitable access of NHS-funded IVF treatment around the country, in accordance with NICE guidelines. He also is Chair of the NHS England IVF Pricing Committee that aims to set a national tariff for NHS-funded IVF services. He is a strong campaigning voice for patients, and you can listen to him discuss a cause close to his heart via the link below. See it here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0bq3v38/victoria-derbyshire-29102018
Grace and Adam will both be speaking at The Fertility Show in London on Sat, 3rd November. Grace's talk was the most attended talk of the Manchester show and both Grace and Adam are regularly speakers on the The Fertility Show seminar programme. You can find out more here: https://www.fertilityshow.co.uk/london/visiting/speaker-list/detail/grace-dugdale
Yoga Therapy for Fertility With Dr Uma Dinsmore-Tuli, Professor Adam Balen and Grace Dugdale An integration of science, medicine and yoga A one-day workshop Friday, 10th August, 9.30am-5pm This is an ideal preparation when trying to conceive, helping you relax, de-stress and connect you to your body’s inner wisdom. You will learn poses and breathing techniques that will nurture your body in preparation for pregnancy, as well as some of the dietary and lifestyle changes that will help optimise your health. The Team Dr Uma Dinsmore-Tuli is an internationally renowned yoga therapist and offers a fully integrated
Grace Dugdale and Adam Balen appear in BBC documentary ‘The Truth About Carbs’ with Dr Xand Van Tulleken. Wed, 6th June at 8pm on BBC One
Grace was interviewed about her work in Leeds, and discusses the preconception care and fertility course for patients trying to conceive. She talks about the evidence base for the need for good energy metabolism for male and female fertility, and how carbs fit into this picture.