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Thursday September 14th, 2017

Our IVF Process in 7 Simple Steps

IVF Process Making the call for an IVF consultation is never easy and we understand that taking the first step can seem like a daunting prospect. However, at IVI we’re here to help and to let you know that you’re not alone. Our dedicated team of specialists are here to answer any questions you have regarding the [...]

The Definitive Guide to Ovulation

Coping with Infertility

Here at IVI, we are a world-class fertility treatment clinic that excels in unrivalled customer care. We have over 70 clinics worldwide, offering a range of fertility treatments to help people have the babies they long for. At IVI, our specialists are passionate about equipping you with the knowledge and answers you need to make […]

What is IUI?

What is IUI? Intrauterine insemination (IUI) is one of the most straightforward forms of assisted fertility treatments, the goal of which is to increase the number of sperm that reach and fertilise the egg on their own. It involves placing sperm inside a woman’s uterus to facilitate fertilisation. This form of fertility treatment is a less invasive and [...]

What Does IVF Stand For?

what does ivf stand for

IVF stands for In Vitro Fertilisation. It is a method of assisted reproduction where a man’s sperm and a woman’s egg are combined in a laboratory dish, where fertilisation is expected to occur. In – In is simply the Latin for in. ‘In Vitro’ is a Latin term meaning ‘In Glass’. Vitro – As mentioned […]

Thursday May 25th, 2017

Primary and Secondary Infertility

Your First Visit

What is the difference between Primary and Secondary Infertility? IVI’s Tony Rutherford explains in this short video on our blog.

Tuesday May 2nd, 2017

Introducing The Men’s Guide to Fertility Treatment

IVI Men’s Guide to Fertility Treatment

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 IVF […]

Monday May 1st, 2017

IVF Step by Step- Video Blog with Tony Rutherford


Understanding IVF can be an overwhelming experience, with a huge amount of confusing information on the Internet. Here, in these short videos, Tony Rutherford breaks down the IVF process explaining its stages step by step aiming to help explain exactly what goes on, in a manageable, concise and informable way. Tony Rutherford is one of […]

Friday April 21st, 2017

5 Common Fertility Myths


There are many “myths” surrounding the topic of fertility. This blog by IVI, the world’s largest fertility group, discusses 5 common misconceptions. 1. Infertility is a only woman’s issue Infertility affects both men and women equally with around 30% of infertility cases being due to male factor infertility, 30% due to female factor infertility and […]

Friday March 17th, 2017

Male Infertility: your questions answered

Sperm donation

How common is male infertility? 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 […]

Tuesday February 28th, 2017

The Definitive Guide to Endometriosis  


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 […]