Is there an increased risk of miscarriage after IVF treatment?

We always find that when couples visit our clinic, they inevitably have lots of questions, and indeed, this is something that we encourage. One topic that frequently gets discussed is regarding the chances of miscarriage with IVF treatment. Of course, it is a sensible question, especially for couples who are already enduring the heartache of […]

How to choose a fertility clinic

If your doctor has advised you that you have a fertility problem or you have been trying for a baby without success, the pressure can feel overwhelming. You will no doubt have numerous questions going around your head whilst also feeling anxious and experiencing plenty of uncertainty. If you have been advised that you need […]

Should I try health supplements before embarking on fertility treatment?

If you and your partner have been trying for a baby for more than twelve months without success, potentially you could have some fertility problems. It can cause significant amounts of friction and stress in a relationship with partners, often blaming themselves or each other. We would always suggest that if you find yourself in […]

Will having IVF treatment alter my moods?

Most couples report that they have experienced changes in their mood when they have undergone IVF treatment. For men, in particular, there is the assumption that these changes are caused solely due to hormonal changes. While in many cases, this is true, it is not a conclusion that any doctor or medical professional at our […]

Can I have another course of IVF treatment if I have a miscarriage?

Unfortunately, miscarriages are not uncommon after IVF treatment, but they are still devastating for both partners and can be emotionally crippling. However, for many couples, it heightens their desire to start a family and thankfully, in almost every case, it is possible to undergo another course of IVF. Of course, you should always speak with […]

IVF versus ICSI success rates

For couples who are experiencing problems conceiving the stress can, at times, become almost unbearable, often putting an incredible strain on a relationship. Sadly, many couples don’t seek the help they need and what may be a relatively minor complication remains unresolved. For most, a trip to a fertility clinic will result in recommendations regarding […]

Is it possible for genetic disorders to be passed on to children with IVF treatment?

While there have been several reports in the press in recent years about genetic disorders and IVF treatment, we felt that it was time that we put together an article that kept things in perspective. Although there is indeed an increased chance of some very rare genetic disorders such as Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome being passed on, […]

What are the chances of success with IVF?

It is estimated that around one in seven heterosexual couples have problems conceiving with most couples seeking medical advice if they have been trying without success for between one and two years. For a couple to be classed as actively trying for a baby, they would need to be aiming to have regular unprotected sexual […]