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#CryingShame – Campaign for Fertility Support Services

It's a #CryingShame - Campaign for Fertility Support Services is supporting people coping with the roller coaster of emotions people feel whilst trying to conceive, such as feelings, depression and isolation.

Couple call for an end to Oxfordshire’s IVF ‘postcode lottery’

A ‘POSTCODE lottery’ in IVF treatment has been accused of having a ‘devastating’ impact on couples struggling to have children in Oxfordshire. Emily Scott and her husband Ben from Abingdon had been trying to get pregnant for three years when they realised something may be wrong and discussed options with…

Government demands IVF “lottery” ends in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

The Department of Health and Social Care has demanded all NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) provide free IVF treatments. Free fertility treatment for Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and parts of Essex were previously scrapped in order to save the NHS money. On behalf of the government, MP Jackie Doyle described the situation…

Fresh agony for would-be parents in battle over county’s IVF service

NHS-funded IVF treatment in Cambridgeshire was suspended in September 2017

Support for midwives with infertility and having fertility treatments

Written by Katie Eaves, Senior Midwife at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust

WARRIOR – Battling infertility, staying sane while trying to conceive

Let’s talk fertility. Fertility problems affect 1 in 8 couples and yet it’s not talked about very often. Tori Day has self-published her book based on her fertility journal while struggling to conceive.

Check out the new Understanding Fertility report courtesy of The Times & Raconteur, in association with Fertility Network

In 2016 the number of women having children over 40 was higher than the number of women under 20 for the first time since World War II, demonstrating that fertility treatments have come on leaps and bounds. Nonetheless, people all over the world are still plagued with infertility issues. The…

Be kind to yourself this Mother’s Day

For anyone in the fertility community Mother’s Day can be one of the most agonising days of the year. You can be bombarded with Mother’s Day posts on social media, as well as adverts on television and cards in shops even in the weeks coming up to this Sunday. No…

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).


#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.

IVF is 40

IVF story miraculous but risks ahead around fair access for all