Monthly Archives September 2018

Let’s make IVF costs clear to patients!

Let’s make IVF costs clear to patients!   Nick Montague, Director of Assured Fertility calls for the costs for IVF treatment to be simpler and transparent   We live in a complicated world, and IVF is no exception. Despite the fact that the industry has been in existence for over 40 years, it still creates real confusion amongst patients as to which treatment they need, which add ons they should be having and how it will costs as a grand total.   Take a look at the price list of an IVF clinic and you will be presented with a
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IVF techniques working in the Animal Kingdom!

I came across an article this week that reported a lioness in South Africa has given birth to the worlds first assisted conception cubs. This article stood out to me as I go on my very first safari in Tanzania in a few weeks and it made me think of how different a safari could look if some of the animals weren’t in existence anymore. It really is incredible to think that fertility treatment can offer hope to saving species threatened by extinction across the world and researchers are confident that this breakthrough could do just that. Experts at the
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What is Endometriosis?

What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition in which the tissues that normally line the inside of the womb (endometrium) start to grow outside of the womb lining. This tissue can grow in virtually any part of the body but is most commonly found on the inner wall of the abdomen and pelvis, the outside of the womb, the ovaries, fallopian tubes and intestines.   Endometriosis and Fertility It is estimated that 1 in 10 women are suffering from endometriosis and unfortunately many remain undiagnosed. Whilst it is most common in women around their reproductive age, it can occur from
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