Ivf Treatments

Desperate to Be a Dad? Read On...

Veronica Montgomery | Posted 15.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Veronica Montgomery

Male factor affects one in twenty men, so is actually very common, around 90% of cases that we treat will require intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI). This procedure requires fewer normal sperm than nature and the sperm is injected directly in to the egg to fertilize.

Safety of Women Undergoing IVF: Health Minister Urged to Act in Parliamentary Debate

Dr Geeta Nargund | Posted 27.01.2016 | UK Politics
Dr Geeta Nargund

I remain hopeful that the Health Minister will listen to Siobhain's compelling argument. Otherwise the Government is ultimately condoning a system in which the health of women is put at risk.

To End IVF Inequality in the UK, the Only Real Answer is a National Tariff

Dr Geeta Nargund | Posted 01.12.2015 | UK
Dr Geeta Nargund

I wrote to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt earlier this year to introduce a National Tariff for IVF. My call for national tariff received wider support f...

IVF - Is There a Right Time?

Anne-Marie Scully | Posted 26.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anne-Marie Scully

Just as you will hear people say there is never a 'right time' to try for a baby, I now believe the same is true for IVF treatment. There is never a 'right time' so regardless of your situation don't keep putting it off.

How Would You Like Your Eggs?

Veronica Montgomery | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Veronica Montgomery

When you look at the facts, perhaps it's not such an odd concept for women in their 20's to think about freezing their eggs now and having a much better chance of conceiving with these younger fresher eggs in later life. It's something that wasn't available 10 years ago and women who are struggling with infertility now would do anything to turn back the clock to their more fertile years.

How Can We Reduce Health Risks for Babies Born From IVF Treatment? Time to Act

Dr Geeta Nargund | Posted 25.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Geeta Nargund

A recent large study from Australia found that women undergoing IVF were at significantly higher risk of having a severely underweight or stillborn baby or one born prematurely or which dies within a few weeks of birth compared with women who conceived naturally.

Experts Reject Mandatory Need To Declare Egg Or Sperm Donation On Birth Certificates

PA | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Parents who use egg or sperm donations to have children should have the right to decide when or if to tell their children about their conception, expe...

Womb Transplant Woman Could Conceive In 2013

PA | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

British women born without a womb will be given fresh hope this year when scientists attempt to help the woman who had the world's first successful wo...

Fertility: Famous IVF Babies

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

IVF has come a long way since the first ‘test tube baby’ (Louise Joy Brown) was born on July 25, 1978. According to figures released today, ove...

Breakthrough IVF Method That ‘Mimics The Womb’

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 01.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Scientists have created a new way of processing embryos during IVF treatment by ‘mimicking’ the warm temperatures found within the womb. Resea...

Baby Born Using 25-Year-Old Sperm

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

A baby girl was born after being conceived using sperm that has been kept frozen for 25 years – the longest that sperm has been kept frozen and then...

Controversial ‘Three Parent IVF’ Treatment Could Soon Be A Reality

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 20.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Babies with three biological parents could soon be a reality after a new £6m laboratory has been given the go ahead and funding to develop a unique I...

IVF Study Brings Fresh Hope For Older Women

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Fertility experts are appealing for a U-turn in the current rules against multiple embryo IVF implantations, after a new study has revealed that two e...

Is IVF Fuelling The Rise In Abortions Of Multiple Births?

PA | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Dozens of unborn babies were aborted in 2010 by women expecting multiple births but who wanted fewer children, it has been reported. ...