Future Fathers’ Health Check
Prior to trying to fall pregnant, many women now will go for a general health check.
It is widely recognised that a woman’s health prior to conceiving is important for both fertility, pregnancy and the health of the fetus.
What is perhaps less well-known is the importance of the future father’s preconception health.
In a recent Healthed podcast, endocrinologist and andrologist, Dr Sarah Catford emphasised the value of the preconception health check in men as it can provide the opportunity to address issues that may cause problems in the future.
“There are lots of lifestyle factors that can affect a man’s potential ability to conceive – that may affect sperm quantity and ...