News and press releases
Welcome to our blog. On this page we will share topical issues involving the fertility sector.
Welcome to our blog!
Our blog offers a place for us to share valuable and relevant expert information from the fertility sector. It will allow us to:
- share insights from our staff and Authority members
- share guest articles from fertility experts, patients and those effected by fertility treatment
- offer valuable tips on how you can best use our website and resources to find the information you're looking for.
26/04/21 - My advice for fertility patients: be informed and confident in your knowledge about treatment add-ons
Former fertility patient Jo, who had her baby after five years of fertility treatment, shares her advice on treatment add-ons and the importance of information.
15/03/21 - Breaking the myths about Endometriosis
Chief Executive of Endometriosis UK, Emma Cox, dispels some myths about the condition for Endometriosis Awareness Month.
28/10/2020 - As an informed and evolved young Black woman, with exposure to information, even I blamed myself for our infertility
Noni Martins is a Zimbabwean-British blogger at unfertility.com who hopes to break the silence, stigma and shame by demystifying the infertility & IVF journey.
18/12/20 - Give yourself the ultimate gift of self-compassion - permission to look after yourself
Angela Pericleous-Smith, Chair of BICA, offers advice on dealing with the festive season and its emotional complications.
13/10/2020 - #BlackLivesMatter in fertility treatment too
Reverend Ermal Kirby, ordained minister of The Methodist Church and member of the Authority, discusses infertility issues in the African and Caribbean communities.
30/09/2020 - How and why does fertility treatment vary for families?
Amanda Evans, HFEA Research Manager, discusses our latest report: Family formations in fertility treatment 2018 (published September 2020).
18/09/2020 - The challenges of the pandemic on the fertility sector, what we learnt and how we responded
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought big changes to all of us. The fertility sector is no exception.
30th anniversary expert series
29/05/21 - Embryos, genes & regulation: the impact of scientific progress on future reproductive medicine and the HFEA
Andy Greenfield looks at the impact of scientific progress on future reproductive medicine and the HFEA.
22/04/21 - Navigating your way through fertility information
Fertility Network's Kate Brian on the importance of access to good support and accurate information for fertility patients.
31/03/21 - The HFEA at 30: Is society ready for the law to change?
Outgoing HFEA Chair Sally Cheshire has her say on what our 30th anniversary means.
09/02/21 - The HFEA at 30: where do we go from here?
2021 is the 30th anniversary of the HFEA. In this article Peter Thompson, our Chief Executive looks to the future of fertility treatment.
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Review date: 9 February 2023