Trying To Conceive

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

A massive thank you from Fertility Network to everyone who took part in the #Scream4IVF campaign and added their signature to the petition calling for fair access to NHS fertility treatment and an end to the IVF postcode lottery. We have succeeded in gathering 100,000 signatures to our online petition…

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…

Fertili-Tea Quiz

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Fertility survey: your help needed

Can you help: if you are struggling to become parents, please spare 5min to fill in this online fertility survey; the results will be used in a special programme on Channel 5 in association with Fertility Network UK during Fertility Week 29th October - 4th November. Thanks for your help. https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/385KVWP

HFEA’s UK Fertility Patient Experience Survey 2018

If you or your partner have ever had any of these types of treatment at a clinic in the UK, either NHS or private, we would really appreciate you taking time to give us your honest opinions. Your views are very important and will help us as the national regulator of fertility clinics…

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. The birth of any child is a wonderful occasion…

Fertility Network at Pride Cymru

24 – 26 August 2018, Cardiff Join Fertility Network as we join in the biggest LGBT+ event in Wales. We are at Pride Cymru 2018 to offer free advice, support, help, information and understanding for anyone affected by fertility issues: • for anyone considering their future fertility • for those…

IVF is 40

Aileen Feeney, chief executive of Fertility Network UK, said: ‘The IVF story over the last 40 years is miraculous: developments in IVF technologies coupled with improvements in IVF success rates mean an estimated 8 million babies have been born worldwide. But there is a dark, often unacknowledged, side to the…

Happy 15th Birthday Fertility Network

Fertility Network will be 15 on 5 July 2018 and we'd love you to help us celebrate. Tell us how we have helped you in the last 15 years or how we can in the future and you could receive our birthday present - a pair of tickets to Hampton…

Facing Father’s Day

Father’s Day can be one of the most difficult days of the year when you are not a father – by circumstance not choice. It is hard to avoid the wall-to-wall celebration and commercialisation of fatherhood: the adverts on TV, the cards in shops, the posts on social media. If…

Reiki and reflexology for fertility info day

Fertility Network Scotland, in conjunction with the Natural Balance Therapy Centre, is holding an information session on Sunday 24 June 2018 at 10 Tay Square, Dundee, for people interested in Reiki and reflexology as useful therapies while trying for a baby.  For further information and tickets visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/trying-for-a-baby-need-some-help-tickets-46969404754

Research help needed

Can you help? Aberdeen University and NHS Grampian would like you to participate in their study: “Behaviour Change in Women and Men Experiencing Fertility Problems.” We understand that fertility is an important and sensitive issue for many couples and therefore, it is our aim to find out more about the…

Make tea and make a difference

Save the date: come and join Fertility Network for the first London Fertili-tea party on 24 June at 15.30 at the Argyll Arms in Soho. Jessica Hepburn is a guest speaker and Andreia Trigo will be speaking on emotional care, there will be a full afternoon tea, goody bags and…

Medway CCG considering cutting NHS IVF

Medway clinical commissioning group (CCG) is considering cutting access to NHS fertility treatment. Medway CCG currently provides only two partial IVF cycles and is proposing to provide just one partial IVF cycle - one fresh embryo transfer and one frozen embryo transfer. Fertility Network urges patients to take action now…

Help save 3 IVF cycles in Bury

Bury clinical commissioning group (CCG) will announce its plans regarding access to NHS IVF on 23 May. It is one of only 4 CCGs in England to offer the IVF Gold Standard: 3 full IVF cycles and access if one of the couple has a child from a previous relationship.…

Understanding Fertility

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