Your fertility treatment & storage options

  • Your treatment options

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    Find information about fertility and infertility treatments available in the UK, including IVF, donor insemination, ICSI and more.

    ...Your treatment options

  • Your storage options

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    When going through treatment, you may need to store sperm, eggs or embryos for later use. Find out your options.

    ...Your storage options

  • Using donated sperm, eggs or embryos in your treatment

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    Donor conception is using sperm, eggs or embryos donated by someone else in your fertility treatment.

    ...Using donated sperm, eggs or embryos in your treatment

  • When treatment fails, what next?

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    Sometimes treatment doesn’t work and you may need time to recover physically and emotionally, or you may simply decide not to pursue further treatment.

    ...When treatment fails, what next?

  • Risks of fertility treatment

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    Like all medical treatments, fertility treatment carries some risks and your clinic should discuss these with you before you go ahead.

    ...Risks of fertility treatment

  • Preserving your fertility

    Fertility preservation involves freezing and storing eggs, sperm, or embryos for use in a person’s future fertility treatment. In rarer cases, this can involve freezing and storing ovarian or testicular tissue

    ...Preserving your fertility

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Page last updated: 14 December 2012

HFEA glossary

          Find out the meanings of commonly used fertility treatment terms.

Overwhelmed by acronyms and medical terminology?

Find out the meanings of commonly used fertility treatment terms.

...HFEA glossary

I had the second treatment straight after the first and in retrospect, I wish I had given myself more time to recover.

Annette had been trying for a baby without success for two years.

...read Annette's story