In 2014 the UK Professional Fertility Societies joined together as an expert group to provide patient information that all agreed was comprehensive and appropriate. Different Societies led for different information in their specialist area.

The electronic versions of this information are available for download below:


Diagnosis-of-Male-Fertility-Problems.pdf (1115 downloads)


Producing-a-Semen-Sample-for-Analysis.pdf (1017 downloads)


Understanding-your-Semen-Analysis-Result.pdf (1032 downloads)


Causes-of-Male-Infertility.pdf (918 downloads)


Sperm-Quality-and-Conception.pdf (3726 downloads)


What-is-Surgical-Sperm-Retrieval.pdf (788 downloads)


Counselling-and-Assisted-Conception.pdf (763 downloads)


Chalmydia-and-Reproduction.pdf (733 downloads)


Enhancing-Success-with-ART.pdf (766 downloads)


Ovulation-Induction-in-WHO-Type-1-Anovulation.pdf (725 downloads)


Stimulating-the-Ovaries-for-IVF-Treatment.pdf (736 downloads)


Ovarian-Hyperstimulation-Syndrome-OHSS.pdf (706 downloads)


Insemination-of-Eggs-what-are-the-options.pdf (717 downloads)


IVF.pdf (723 downloads)


ICSI.pdf (735 downloads)


Embryo-Blastocyst-Development.pdf (715 downloads)


Time-Lapse-Technology.pdf (705 downloads)


Single-Embryo-Transfer.pdf (696 downloads)


Freezing-and-Vitrification-of-Gametes-and-Embryos.pdf (717 downloads)


Freezing-Eggs-for-Future-Use.pdf (685 downloads)


For further information patients may also wish to look at the Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority website:

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