IVI understand that fertility treatment can be an anxious time for couples and recently we put out some research to help us better understand the impact it can have on couples. The results revealed that men could often be more deeply affected than women. In fact, 7 out of 10 men said going through… View Article
There are many “myths” surrounding the topic of fertility. This blog by IVI, the world’s largest fertility group, discusses 5 common misconceptions.
Around 1 in 6 couples struggle to conceive in the UK, showing that infertility is a very common issue which greatly impacts many people we may know. It is understood that around 30% of these infertility issues are due to known male factors, 30% are due to known female factors and the remaining 40% are due to combined or unexplained causes.
What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a condition found in women where tissue that makes up the womb lining (endometrium) is found outside the womb, such as in the ovaries and fallopian tubes, the outside of the womb, the bowel or bladder, and the inside of the abdominal lining. The tissue acts like endometrium tissue building… View Article
All patients seeking counselling are offered a friendly and respectful welcome, in a dedicated counselling space designed to create a relaxed environment. Counselling will provide emotional support and information to help manage stress, and difficult thoughts or feelings that may arise through the fertility journey.
Women’s eggs are difficult to freeze – they are the biggest cell in the body and contain a large amount of water. Previous freezing techniques had a low egg survival rate because the water inside the cell created crystals that destroyed it. 90% of the eggs survive the vitrification process and 98% of these eggs then survive the thawing process.
IVI has now launched in the UK, with a flagship clinic in the heart of London’s medical district.
As part of IVI’s commitment to the evolution of and social responsibility in reproductive medicine, we have donated £250,000 to the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust