Expert column

Post-pandemic IVF: Why we need to make IVF treatment more accessible and affordable

By Dr Geeta Nargund, Medical Director at CREATE Fertility

Fertility treatment delayed by COVID-19

We recently worked with Health Awareness on the 2021 Reproductive and Gynaecological Health campaign.The content is available online at https://bit.ly/3jlyr2o The campaign featured exclusive content from key thought leaders and industry voices raising awareness for reproductive and gynaecological health issues. Follow the hashtag on social media #ReproGynaeCampaign

How technology is making fertility treatment more accessible to all

By Susan Diamond, Director at Fertility Consent

Fertility Limbo – How to Get Unstuck and Take Control

By Deborah Brock, NUA Fertility

The Fertility Show’s “Let’s All Talk” Free Webinar Series

Starting Your Fertility Treatment - January 2021
By Sophie Sulehria

Fertility Circle – CARE Fertility Tunbridge Wells

CARE Fertility and Fertility Network UK

Caring for your mental health when trying to conceive

Tracey Sainsbury, Fertility Counsellor and Advisory Panel Member for Fertility Network UK reinforces the importance of caring for your mental, as well as physical health when trying to conceive, sharing some practical suggestions to promote self-care.

It’s Not Just Good To Talk, It’s Essential

By Sophie Sulehria, Peanut

Same-sex IVF – supporting diversity in our society

At present, the number of same-sex couples becoming parents through fertility treatment is greater than it has ever been before. In fact, figures from the HFEA’s latest report showed that from 2008-2018 the number of female same-sex couples undergoing IVF in the UK rose 154%, accounting for 6.4% of all IVF cycles in the…

The Importance of Connecting with Others

By Sophie Sulehria, Peanut

Fertility benefits: the missing piece of the health and wellbeing puzzle

Evidence and peer-based research from Fertifa. Following our survey in June that 96% of employers will place more focus on employee health and wellbeing as a result of the pandemic, it has been widely acknowledged that now is a perfect opportunity for businesses to review their existing health and wellbeing…

Coping with Other People’s Pregnancy Announcements

One of our staff members starts off our Expert Column series, speaking from their personal experience of coping with pregnancy announcements while trying to conceive.

Ready for treatment, delayed by COVID

Delayed medical treatments and procedures have been a major cause for concern during the COVID-19 pandemic. This uncertainty adds more stress to already emotional experiences like IVF treatments. Fertility Network has been supporting patients with infertility issues during this time, many of whom worry that their chances of conceiving worsen with each month of delayed treatment.

In June 2020, we invited women to share their experiences and frustrations with the current situation.

New findings show no benefit of ‘scratch’ for first time IVF rounds

‘Gold standard’ study shows no statistical difference in live birth and pregnancy rates in women under 38 who had endometrial scratch before first IVF or ICSI (intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection) treatment compared to those who only received conventional treatment.

Mild ovarian stimulation for IVF by Geeta Nargund, Create Fertility

An excerpt from an article on Mild IVF by Geeta Nargund of Create Fertility, one of Fertility Network's Partners. "Mild ovarian stimulation for IVF is the smartest way forward The aim of IVF treatment is to achieve a healthy full-term baby, with minimal health risks to the woman and her…