Plans to reduce multiple births from IVF|
By Laura Lee Davies on 29/04/2008 in IVF & fertility treatments
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has updated its plan of action to reduce the number of multiple births
with Twins or with more than two babies is usually perfectly safe with the right maternity care, but it is the single largest risk to the health of the mother and of any babies she is carrying. Therefore, the HFEA (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority
IVF fee deal to women who donate eggs|
By Laura Lee Davies on 28/07/2006 in IVF & fertility treatments
The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority have given a UK clinic the license to offer reduced fee incentives to IVF couples who donate spare eggs for research.
The HFEA (who regulate human fertilisation treatment and embryo research in the UK) have agreed that a clinic in north east England can offer the incentive of reduced fees for IVF in return for the donation of spare eggs, for the purposes of research.In the past, women have been ...
IVF blunders nearly double in England and Wales|
By Kimberley Smith on 26/04/2010 in IVF & fertility treatments
Calls for HFEA to get tougher on IVF clinics
An investigation by BBC Radio’s Five Live has revealed an 85% leap in mistakes made by IVF treatment centres in England and Wales last year. This has led to calls for the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) to properly enforce
Sperm donor supply questioned|
By Laura Lee Davies on 09/06/2006 in IVF & fertility treatments
The HFEA deny suggestions that changes to the law have reduced the number of willing sperm donors.
The HFEA (The Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority) have denied that changes to the law have reduced the number of men coming forward to donate sperm.Despite claims from some doctors that the change in law, last year, to make donors waive
Panorama exposes unlicensed IVF clinic|
By Monica Stylli on 16/01/2007 in News
HFEA called in to investigate the treatment patients have received at the Assisted Reproductive and Gynaecology Centre (ARGC).
the BBC website.You can see the website of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority's website at www.hfea.gov.uk.
IVF linked to risk of placenta previa|
By Laura Lee Davies on 25/05/2006 in IVF & fertility treatments
New study suggests an increased risk of placenta previa in pregnancies created through IVF or ICSI treatment.
to conceive.For more, you can check out the website of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology.
Woman advertises eggs on internet to pay student debt|
By Kimberley Smith on 05/05/2010 in IVF & fertility treatments
Fertility experts warn egg donors to use official IVF clinics after woman offers eggs for sale on Gumtree
. The ad has since been removed.Experts at the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority and London Fertility Centre emphasized that prospective parents should only use licensed clinics.“When people use IVF as a way of making money, they are often
New league for fertility clinics|
By Laura Lee Davies on 05/06/2006 in IVF & fertility treatments
The HFEA have published the latest information about fertility clinics across the UK as an interactive guide for patients.
The HFEA (Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority) which regulates all licensed fertility clinics in the UK, has just released its latest report on the current state of clinics and the process of assisted conception.To tie in with this annual
Mums-to-be keep smoking to have smaller babies and an easier birth|
By Daniella Delaney on 08/07/2011 in Pregnancy health & safety
Doctors at international conference on reproduction are scathing of those women believed to be putting the lives of their unborn child at risk
the annual meeting of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) in Stockholm. Professor Nick Macklon of Southampton University warned how, by continuing to smoke in the belief they'll have an easier labour, mothers are putting
Cheap fertility drugs need to be controlled|
By Cassandra Kempster-Roberts on 21/04/2010 in IVF & fertility treatments
Fertility expert comments on the need for fertility drug control to help keep multiple birth numbers down
specialists were transferring too many embryos after IVF.”Since then, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) has worked to stop three embryo transfers for women under 40. This has lead to a decrease in the number of triplets. The HFEA is now