FAQs for patients

  • Sex selection

    The term ‘sex selection’ is used to refer to various processes that allow you to choose the sex of an embryo. In the UK sex selection is only allowed for medical reasons. Get answers to your questions on this technique.

  • Treatment

    Your questions on all aspects of fertility treatment answered - from the risks involved, to the ins and outs of using donor eggs or sperm.

  • Transferring, importing and exporting from abroad

    There are many issues that should be considered before going ahead with fertility treatment outside the UK. Find the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

  • FAQs on new parenthood law

    The law on legal parenthood following fertility treatment changed on 6 April 2009. Since then, it has been possible for the partner in a same sex couple to be registered as the second parent to a child born from licensed fertility treatment.

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Page last updated: 24 January 2013

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