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 (958 downloads)


Producing-a-Semen-Sample-for-Analysis.pdf (864 downloads)


Understanding-your-Semen-Analysis-Result.pdf (876 downloads)


Causes-of-Male-Infertility.pdf (776 downloads)


Sperm-Quality-and-Conception.pdf (2586 downloads)


What-is-Surgical-Sperm-Retrieval.pdf (672 downloads)


Counselling-and-Assisted-Conception.pdf (649 downloads)


Chalmydia-and-Reproduction.pdf (626 downloads)


Enhancing-Success-with-ART.pdf (655 downloads)


Ovulation-Induction-in-WHO-Type-1-Anovulation.pdf (618 downloads)


Stimulating-the-Ovaries-for-IVF-Treatment.pdf (626 downloads)


Ovarian-Hyperstimulation-Syndrome-OHSS.pdf (594 downloads)


Insemination-of-Eggs-what-are-the-options.pdf (612 downloads)


IVF.pdf (613 downloads)


ICSI.pdf (630 downloads)


Embryo-Blastocyst-Development.pdf (606 downloads)


Time-Lapse-Technology.pdf (601 downloads)


Single-Embryo-Transfer.pdf (595 downloads)


Freezing-and-Vitrification-of-Gametes-and-Embryos.pdf (611 downloads)


Freezing-Eggs-for-Future-Use.pdf (580 downloads)


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

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