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  1. Stacey Foster

Stress and fertility: Katie and Matthew's story

Researchers in Nottingham say they can predict how likely a woman is to get pregnant through IVF treatment by testing a lock of her hair. It's all to do with levels of the stress hormone Cortisol.

In the final part of our series on Fertility, I met a couple who after years of being told they'd never conceive naturally, they did.

Watch Katie and Matthew's story below:


  1. Stacey Foster

Meet the couple who are now a family because of IVF

In the West Midlands, there are 9 clinics that offer fertility treatment to the more than 3000 couples a year that need it.

But demand is increasing from both from heterosexual couples who are having trouble conceiving, and new types of families.

I've been speaking to a couple who, thanks to IVF treatment at Midland Fertility, are now a family.

Watch their full story below: