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  1. 21 Jul 2017

    Understanding Fertility Treatment: New Language Tool & Our Multilingual Team New

    Posted: 21 July 2017 Understanding Fertility Treatment: New Language Tool & Our Multilingual Team

    Having difficulty understanding our website? We have a new language tool to help. Accessed at the very top of our homepage, the translation technology means you can now access our entire website in your choice of 19 languages.

    From Arabic and Chinese to Hebrew, Polish, Punjabi and Urdu, you can choose from the most common languages spoken in our North West region so you can explore more about us, our patient-focused approach and our full range of fertility treatments and services simply and eas...

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  2. 19 Jul 2017

    Donor Eggs Treatment: Years of Success at Manchester Fertility New

    Posted: 19 July 2017 Donor Eggs Treatment: Years of Success at Manchester Fertility

    Manchester Fertility’s long-standing expertise in successfully using donor eggs in IVF has made it one of our most popular treatments at our Cheshire fertility clinic.

    Patients come from all over the UK for fast access to our identifiable UK egg donors with no waiting list for treatment.

    Our patient-focused, supportive and individualised approach to treatment with donor eggs makes us one of the leading fertility clinics in the country for this type of treatment, and a UK solution for wom...

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  3. 14 Jul 2017

    What Happens at Your First Visit to See a Fertility Consultant?

    Posted: 14 July 2017 What Happens at Your First Visit to See a Fertility Consultant?

    If you’re getting ready to see one of our fertility doctors for the first time you can relax – it’s nothing to be nervous about.

    Helping patients to become parents is what we do best, and at your first consultation you’ll find out how we’re going to help you on your fertility journey. Here’s what typically happens during the appointment – and afterwards - so you know what to expect:

    A friendly fertility consultant welcome – online, phone or face-...

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  4. 12 Jul 2017

    Is There a Shortage of Egg Donors in the UK? No Waiting List at Manchester Fertility

    Posted: 12 July 2017 Is There a Shortage of Egg Donors in the UK? No Waiting List at Manchester Fertility

    If you need an egg donor to have a baby, how easy is it to find one in the UK?

    With the news headlines reporting a ‘serious shortfall’ in egg donors in Nottingham, and a local fertility clinic in Liverpool resorting to using foreign donor eggs, you may assume that you’ll be facing a long and difficult wait, or may have to go abroad.

    But the good news is that you can actually have treatment with UK donor eggs in this country, right now.

    At Manchester Fertility, our own Manche...

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  5. 07 Jul 2017

    '2 Week Wait' Tips & Advice: Our Personal Midwifery Support As You Await Treatment Outcome

    Posted: 07 July 2017 '2 Week Wait' Tips & Advice: Our Personal Midwifery Support As You Await Treatment Outcome

    The ‘two week wait’ can be the most trying time in an IVF and fertility treatment cycle, when all treatment processes have finished and you’re waiting to find out if you’re pregnant.

    We know how emotionally hard and stressful this stage can be, as you go between feelings of excitement and worry, looking for even the slightest symptoms and signs of pregnancy.

    But at Manchester Fertility you’re not left alone. Our Fertility Support Midwife, Lynsey Moorhead, is here ...

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  6. 05 Jul 2017

    Do You Really Need an Egg Donor?

    Posted: 05 July 2017 Do You Really Need an Egg Donor?

    If you’ve been advised that donor eggs are your only option to conceive, you also need certainty that there is no other way for you to have your family.

    At Manchester Fertility treatment with donor eggs is only recommended after a very thorough analysis of your fertility and likely outcomes.

    We’ll always examine if there’s a viable way to use your own eggs, before treatment with donor eggs is considered.

    Egg count testing: Having eggs to fertilise

    We’ll carry out fert...

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  7. 30 Jun 2017

    Five Things to Keep in Mind When Using Donor Eggs to Have a Baby

    Posted: 30 June 2017 Five Things to Keep in Mind When Using Donor Eggs to Have a Baby

    Using an egg donor to have a baby can be an emotionally conflicting time, from disappointment to learn you can’t use your own eggs to excitement in knowing you have an alternative special way to have a family.

    Our dedicated Donation Team – which supports you through treatment with donor eggs – reveals five things you should keep in mind if you’re planning to conceive with donor eggs:

    Don’t worry about finding an egg donor

    Don’t assume there are no egg dono...

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  8. 28 Jun 2017

    Essential Tips to Help You Get Through Your IVF Cycle

    Posted: 28 June 2017 Essential Tips to Help You Get Through Your IVF Cycle

    Anyone that’s had IVF or any kind of fertility treatment will tell you it can be emotionally-fraught journey of ups and downs.

    Our expert team shares their tips on how you – and your partner - can get through your IVF cycle. With over 30 years of expertise in helping people to successfully conceive, we’ve supported thousands of couples through the emotional highs and lows that comes with needing help to have a baby:

    Do your research

    You need to have complete trust and faith...

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  9. 23 Jun 2017

    Why You May Find You Need Donor Eggs to Conceive

    Posted: 23 June 2017 Why You May Find You Need Donor Eggs to Conceive

    Many women start IVF expecting to use their own eggs to conceive, only to unexpectedly find further into their journey that donor eggs are in fact their best option.

    So how do you end up needing to use donor eggs, if there’s no apparent reason when you’re trying to conceive, such as advanced age or a diagnosed condition such as premature menopause?

    Here are the most common reasons you may be advised to try treatment with donor eggs instead of your own, and how we can help you now w...

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  10. 21 Jun 2017

    When IVF Fails: What Happens Next

    Posted: 21 June 2017 When IVF Fails: What Happens Next

    If your IVF cycle has failed it can be hard to come to terms with, and to understand why.

    At Manchester Fertility we welcome many patients into our care who’ve had failed cycles at other clinics, and we also support our own patients in those instances when fertility treatment hasn’t worked as quickly as we all want it to.

    The main question we’re always asked is this: What can be done differently next time?

    It’s important to remember that although some couples are succe...

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