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  1. 15 Feb 2018

    Singles Awareness Day: Having a Baby on Your Own with a Sperm Donor New

    Posted: 15 February 2018 Singles Awareness Day: Having a Baby on Your Own with a Sperm Donor

    It’s Singles Awareness Day, and if you’re happily single but want a baby you’re not on your own – did you know it’s a popular and requested fertility treatment at Manchester Fertility?

    HFEA figures have shown that the number of women seeking solo treatment has more than doubled in the last decade.

    At Manchester Fertility we specialise in helping single women to become mothers, not only offering comprehensive donor sperm treatments and funding options but the emoti...

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  2. 14 Feb 2018

    Should You Use Fresh or Frozen Donor Eggs? Donor Eggs Facts New

    Posted: 14 February 2018 Should You Use Fresh or Frozen Donor Eggs? Donor Eggs Facts

    Thanks to egg freezing advances, frozen donor eggs offer a viable, effective and affordable way to have treatment if you need an egg donor.

    At Manchester Fertility, we have our very own egg donor bank available to all our patients. We have an extensive range of egg donors from all walks of life, giving you the widest choice of suitable donors that meet your preferences. All our donors are also UK-based and registered with the HFEA, so you know you will only be receiving the best quality eggs fo...

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  3. 09 Feb 2018

    A Man's Guide to Infertility & ICSI: Treating Sperm Problems

    Posted: 09 February 2018 A Man's Guide to Infertility & ICSI: Treating Sperm Problems

    If you’ve got a low sperm count or sperm motility problem, did you know there’s a specific fertility treatment designed to help you father a baby?

    It’s called ICSI - Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection- and although it sounds like a daunting process, it doesn’t involve any kind of procedure on you at all and is actually performed in our laboratory.

    Here’s what you need to know about sperm problems, how ICSI helps and our support for you and your partner:

    How is ICSI...

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  4. 07 Feb 2018

    Frozen Donor Eggs: New Discounted Treatment Package

    Posted: 07 February 2018 Frozen Donor Eggs: New Discounted Treatment Package

    If you need donor eggs to conceive, we’ve launched a new package offering cost-effective, affordable treatment in the UK for women aged up to 49.

    Our new Frozen Donor Eggs Multi-Cycle Package not only gives you up to two cycles of discounted treatment, but also gives you the reassurance of using identifiable, health-screened UK egg donors from our own donor bank.

    It’s designed to make treatment in the UK with donor eggs accessible, helping couples and single women who need donor eg...

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  5. 02 Feb 2018

    IVF Basics: How IVF Works, How Long IVF Takes, Costs and Considerations

    Posted: 02 February 2018 IVF Basics: How IVF Works, How Long IVF Takes, Costs and Considerations

    IVF is a common fertility treatment but do you know how it works? Or how many clinic trips it involves?

    Here are the IVF basics you need to know so you can prepare for your IVF cycle with Manchester Fertility:

    How does IVF work?

    IVF means In-Vitro Fertilisation and it brings sperm and eggs together in our laboratory so we can help conception happen. It’s used to overcome issues where the sperm can’t reach the egg naturally, such as mild sperm problems, fallopian tube blockages or ...

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  6. 31 Jan 2018

    Fertility For The Over 40s

    Posted: 31 January 2018 Fertility For The Over 40s

    Want to start a family but over 40? Manchester Fertility specialises in IVF for older couples and older women.

    With UK donor eggs immediately available and a specialist team that understands the unique challenges of conception and pregnancy for older women, we’ll find the best solution for a safe pregnancy and healthy baby.

    You don’t even need to be in a relationship – we have UK donor sperm as well as UK donor eggs ready now, to help you conceive.

    Here’s what you need...

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  7. 26 Jan 2018

    The 3 Key Things That Matter if You're Planning IVF This Year

    Posted: 26 January 2018 The 3 Key Things That Matter if You're Planning IVF This Year

    Decided to start your family through IVF this year? Although it’s hugely exciting, planning and preparing for IVF can be daunting.

    Not only are there the financial considerations, but also the major decision about which fertility clinic to choose, which may influence your chances of success and likelihood of a baby.

    So if you’re hoping to have IVF this year, here are the three key things that really matter:

    1. IVF expertise

    Experience and expertise counts when it comes to success...

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  8. 24 Jan 2018

    A Leading UK Fertility Clinic for Treatment with Donor Eggs

    Posted: 24 January 2018 A Leading UK Fertility Clinic for Treatment with Donor Eggs

    Did you know that Manchester Fertility is one of the UK’s most experienced and specialist clinics for treatment with donor eggs?

    With our own award-winning egg donor programme that guarantees immediate access to UK donor eggs and years of expertise at the forefront of donor eggs conception offering supported, innovative and successful bespoke treatment, we can put your mind at ease if you have any concerns at all about having a baby with the help of an egg donor.

    Counselling support

    All...

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  9. 19 Jan 2018

    Why Choose a UK Sperm Donor

    Posted: 19 January 2018 Why Choose a UK Sperm Donor

    With the news that a new sperm bank is set to launch in Manchester specialising in donor sperm imported from the USA, would you choose a US or UK sperm donor to have your baby?

    The new sperm bank at St Mary’s claims that all American donor sperm offered will meet the same strict regulations as UK donor sperm, including donor screening requirements, 10-family limit and traceability for donor-conceived children.

    But choosing a UK sperm donor from our Semovo sperm donor bank has one big adv...

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  10. 17 Jan 2018

    Egg-Sharing: Using Eggs from Women Having IVF

    Posted: 17 January 2018 Egg-Sharing: Using Eggs from Women Having IVF

    At Manchester Fertility our egg donors include women who are having IVF, who wish to help other women with infertility.

    These women are ‘egg-sharers’ – and if you have treatment with donor eggs with us, your chosen egg donor may well be an egg-sharer.

    It means your egg donor has chosen to donate some of her eggs retrieved for her own treatment cycle, so others get the chance to have a baby too.

    Here’s what you need to know about egg-sharing and using eggs donated in th...

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