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Fertility Network responds to HFEA state of fertility sector report and national patient survey

Commenting on the HFEA’s state of the fertility sector report and patient survey, Aileen Feeney, chief executive of patient-focused charity Fertility Network, said: ‘Fertility Network is pleased to have supported the HFEA in the development of the new National Fertility Patient Survey, and that their plans provide a focus on…

Thank you to everyone who signed our Scream4IVF petition – we have reached 100,000 signatures

Fresh hope for childless couples as Fertility Network’s #Scream4IVF petition passes 100,000 signatures mark for a Parliamentary debate

Coping with Christmas

Is there a best way to face the festive season when it fills you with dread? Here are some tips.

Have your say on the future of fertility treatment at NHS West Kent Clinical CCG

With a growing gap between the money available to pay for NHS care and the costs the NHS faces, NHS West Kent Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is considering reducing the number of cycles of IVF that would be funded by the NHS. This would enable more investment in other health…

Lost Embryos survey

A student from the University of Sussex creating a book which expresses the feelings of women who are struggling to conceive and the feelings of loss that they get when their period starts. It would be very helpful if you could give in your words, how these things make you…

Have your say on fertility services in West Kent

With a growing gap between the money available to pay for NHS care and the costs the NHS faces, NHS West Kent Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is considering reducing the number of cycles of IVF that would be funded by the NHS. This would enable more investment in other health…

The worst five words you can say to a couple experiencing infertility

'Why can't you just adopt?' It is a phrase that is repeatedly aimed at one of society's most isolated and misunderstood groups: those facing infertility. Time and again we hear those words, as though a magic formula has been found to sweep away years of trying, treatment and heartache. If only…

The Long Road to Baby BBC Radio Podcast

A post-IVF exploration into the alternative ways to become parents.

Fertility Fairness Audit

Male BMI and age, and other arbitrary criteria should not be used to ration access to NHS fertility services, says Fertility Fairness

Fertility survey: your help needed

Can you help: if you are struggling to become parents, please spare 5 min to fill in this online fertility survey

Bury cuts NHS IVF

Bury CCG is cutting the number of IVF cycles it offers from 3 to just 1 for new patients, effective from 1 October 2018

Join the rally! #Scream4IVF

The screams of childbirth are loud. But the screams of frustration from not being able to have a child are just as loud. Yet they’re not being heard.

HFEA’s UK Fertility Patient Experience Survey 2018

The HFEA want to find out more about people’s experiences of fertility treatment, whether that be IVF (In Vitro Fertilisation), Donor Insemination (DI), Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) or fertility preservation (e.g. egg or sperm freezing).

Know your fertility vital statistics

Fertility Network UK responds to HFEA egg freezing report

INTRODUCING THE WORLD’S NOISIEST CAMPAIGN FOR IVF

#Scream4IVF is Fertility Network’s noisiest ever campaign and we’d love you to get involved. Together we have the power to end unfair access to IVF.

Joint statement on the NGA multiple pregnancy report

Joint statement by the Multiple Births Foundation, British Fertility Society, Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, Fertility Network UK and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, on the publication of the National Guideline Alliance report into the costs of multiple pregnancies.

Fertility Network at Pride Cymru

Fertility Network will be in Cardiff to offer support and information for those struggling with fertility issues

World Childless Week: Raising awareness of childlessness across the world. 10th to 16th September 2018

This is the second year of this event founded by Stephanie Phillips, who is passionate about raising awareness for the childless not by choice and created World Childless Week in September in 2017 after realising there was no global week recognising the community. Visit the dedicated World Childless Week Website for further details.

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IVF is 40

IVF story miraculous but risks ahead around fair access for all