The Béa Library
The Béa Library is open 24-7, filled with articles written by the Béa Care Team where you can find answers to all your questions about fertility care, your personal fertility and the Béa Treatment.
Some of our favourites
How do I look after my mental health when trying to conceive?
When you’ve decided it's the right time to try for a baby it’s natural to want it to happen as quickly as possible, and it can be upsetting if it’s not happening the way you’d hoped. Whether you’re trying to conceive through intercourse or through fertility treatment, it can be a hard time for any couple. Here we’ve provided some information on how to support your partner when trying to have a baby.
What ovulation tests should I use?
Ovulation tests, ovulation predictor kits, dipsticks - whatever you may call them - all measure the LH (luteinising hormone) levels in your urine. This happens one to two days before ovulation - letting you know when you are most likely to conceive. There are a range of different ovulation tests available, let's review the common options.
How to cope with a negative pregnancy test
When you’ve decided to start a family it’s natural to want it to happen as quickly as possible, and it can be upsetting if it’s not happening the way you’d hoped. If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for some time, every pregnancy test can trigger a different range of emotions. There’s no right way to feel or right way to cope, but here are some suggestions you may find helpful if you’re staring at a negative test.
How to speak with your doctor about fertility
It can be worrying when you’re not sure what is going on with your body, but you should never feel embarrassed when talking about fertility with your GP. The more details you share - the easier it can be for them to help you. We've included some tips that may make it easier.