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 (659 downloads)


Producing-a-Semen-Sample-for-Analysis.pdf (596 downloads)


Understanding-your-Semen-Analysis-Result.pdf (606 downloads)


Causes-of-Male-Infertility.pdf (511 downloads)


Sperm-Quality-and-Conception.pdf (542 downloads)


What-is-Surgical-Sperm-Retrieval.pdf (450 downloads)


Counselling-and-Assisted-Conception.pdf (441 downloads)


Chalmydia-and-Reproduction.pdf (416 downloads)


Enhancing-Success-with-ART.pdf (436 downloads)


Ovulation-Induction-in-WHO-Type-1-Anovulation.pdf (408 downloads)


Stimulating-the-Ovaries-for-IVF-Treatment.pdf (430 downloads)


Ovarian-Hyperstimulation-Syndrome-OHSS.pdf (403 downloads)


Insemination-of-Eggs-what-are-the-options.pdf (407 downloads)


IVF.pdf (413 downloads)


ICSI.pdf (423 downloads)


Embryo-Blastocyst-Development.pdf (417 downloads)


Time-Lapse-Technology.pdf (408 downloads)


Single-Embryo-Transfer.pdf (403 downloads)


Freezing-and-Vitrification-of-Gametes-and-Embryos.pdf (412 downloads)


Freezing-Eggs-for-Future-Use.pdf (388 downloads)


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

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