National Fertility Awareness Week 2015

In support of National Fertility Awareness Week, which ran from Monday 2 – Sunday 8 November 2015, Herts & Essex Fertility Centre was once again very happy to take part in this year’s Embryo Challenge. Set up by Infertility Network … Continue reading

Seventh exciting year for The Fertility Show

The Herts & Essex Fertility Centre are making exciting preparations for this year’s Fertility Show, an event held at Olympia, London, on 7-8 November 2015. Now in its seventh year, The Fertility Show, backed by Britain’s leading fertility support group, … Continue reading

NHS fertility partnership for Herts & Essex Fertility and Bourn Hall, Cambridge

Herts & Essex Fertility Centre is very pleased to announce a new fertility treatment partnership with Bourn Hall Clinic, Cambridge. This collaboration will enable NHS referred patients of Bourn Hall to take advantage of our dedicated and expert staff, and … Continue reading

Freezing sperm at 18 could leave a childless generation out in the cold

Freezing sperm is more socially acceptable now than it has ever been. The recent media coverage of ‘Viking’ sperm shows just how far our interest in assisted reproductive processes and procedures has come. The opening of the UK’s national sperm … Continue reading

New study reveals safer fertility treatments

We were delighted to read that the results of a new study analysing the rates of stillbirths and premature deliveries, in both naturally conceived children and those conceived through some form of fertility treatment, revealed evidence of safer fertility treatments. … Continue reading

Is the water we drink damaging our sperm count?

Scientists in the United States have discovered a direct link between the water we drink and a decline in human sperm count. Concerns that the impact of environmental factors may be damaging our sperm count were raised as long ago as the early … Continue reading

Devon and Bedfordshire to be affected by IVF funding cuts

Couples in need of IVF treatment in the Devon and Bedfordshire regions are set to face even more uncertainty over the coming months after the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG) for both areas announced IVF funding cuts. The North, East and … Continue reading

Inadequate fertility advice for young women with breast cancer

A new survey by UK charity Breast Cancer Care has highlighted the unacceptable lack of information and inadequate fertility advice and support given to young women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. The survey, which recorded the experiences of … Continue reading

New Scottish egg bank celebrates first pregnancy

The egg bank system received more positive press this week after the Glasgow Centre for Reproductive Medicine (GCRM) recorded its first pregnant egg bank patient. The new bank, which has been open for just over a month, will run alongside … Continue reading

NHS-funded IVF available again in the Vale of York

We are pleased to hear that NHS funding for IVF treatment in the Vale of York will be available to couples once again, after plans to reinstate funded treatment were originally rejected back in August. NHS funding for the Vale … Continue reading