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  1. 06 Jul 2018

    Get to Know Your Doctor Team: Consultant Muhammad Akhtar

    Posted: 06 July 2018 Get to Know Your Doctor Team: Consultant Muhammad Akhtar

    It’s always good to know a little bit about our specialist team before you come in for your fertility consultation. In a special series of blogs, we’ll be profiling some of our doctors.

    Dr Akhtar is down to earth and informative.  He’s been making sure Manchester Fertility patients start off their journey to a family in the right way.

    A highly experienced Consultant Gynaecologist and an accredited sub-specialist in reproductive medicine, you may see Dr Akhtar with regard...

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  2. 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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  3. 11 Mar 2016

    Fertility specialists in Manchester and Cheshire

    Posted: 11 March 2016 Fertility specialists in Manchester and Cheshire

    Our fertility consultants are among the leaders in their field. Each with their own specialisms from male fertility to ovulatory disorders and recurrent miscarriage, they all share one thing in common: their dedication to you personally.

    In our final blog of this week’s special series about our full fertility services clinic, we talk about the varied skills of our consultants. You’re never just another patient to our team, our fertility consultants come together to share their consi...

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  4. 07 Mar 2016

    Fertility treatments and services under one roof

    Posted: 07 March 2016 Fertility treatments and services under one roof

    Did you know there’s so much more to Manchester Fertility than just IVF and fertility treatments?

    We’re a full service fertility clinic. From fertility testing to check if there are any issues before you try to conceive, to the very latest in non invasive prenatal screening, we will take care of you when you’re trying to get pregnant, during fertility treatment and beyond. 

    In our special series of blogs for March, we’ll explore our specialist range of treatments; ...

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  5. 26 Feb 2016

    30 years of happy families at Manchester Fertility

    Posted: 26 February 2016 30 years of happy families at Manchester Fertility

    As we celebrate our 30th anniversary, we’d like to share with you a small snapshot of our milestones, successes and achievements at our clinic over the years since we first opened in 1986.

    We’ve had the privilege of being part of so many happy stories, creating families against the odds and giving people not just promises, but treatments and advanced techniques that work: 

    1987: Manchester Fertility’s first ever baby born through IVF, Philip Hood, is welcomed into the wo...

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  6. 06 Nov 2015

    Paying for Private IVF: Egg-sharing and transferring your NHS IVF funding

    Posted: 06 November 2015 Paying for Private IVF: Egg-sharing and transferring your NHS IVF funding

    Update 09/02/16: Access Fertility has revised its pre-paid IVF plans since this content was published. Please click here to find out more.

    In our final special post for National Fertility Awareness Week, our Patient Advisor team leader Jenny Weedall talks about how to receive subsidised fertility treatment through egg-sharing, and how to transfer NHS IVF treatment to us.

    Egg-sharing

    If you’re aged 35 and under and need IVF, and if you’re willing to share some of your eggs when you u...

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  7. 05 Nov 2015

    Paying for Private IVF: Using pre-paid IVF packages and plans

    Posted: 05 November 2015 Paying for Private IVF: Using pre-paid IVF packages and plans

    Update 09/02/16: Access Fertility has revised its pre-paid IVF plans since this content was published. Please click here to find out more.

    In this two-part blog finalising our series for National Fertility Awareness Week, which ends this Sunday 8 November, today Jenny Weedall, who heads up our Patient Advisor team to ensure all our patients receive personal care, attention and service, talks through the different ways you can get our specialist fertility help using Access Fertility plans.

    We w...

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  8. 05 Oct 2015

    Self-referral for IVF: How to see Manchester Fertility consultants

    Posted: 05 October 2015 Self-referral for IVF: How to see Manchester Fertility consultants

    Update 09/02/16: Access Fertility has revised its pre-paid IVF plans since this content was published. Please click here to find out more.

    Did you know that you don’t need a doctor’s referral to see our infertility specialists? As a private clinic you can get our expert help just by making an appointment.

    Our patients come to us via many different pathways, such as:

    Self-referral: Some of our patients already know they need our help to have a baby because of previous diagnosis, or b...

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  9. 21 Nov 2014

    The cost of IVF and the importance of price transparency

    Posted: 21 November 2014  The cost of IVF and the importance of price transparency

    Whilst many private fertility clinics list their fees, your actual price for IVF and other fertility treatments is often different, and the costs between clinics can vary.

    When comparing the costs of private IVF, it’s important to realise that every clinic will have its own policy regarding its fees. Some will not include all the tests and screening you need in their fees, as this means their costs will appear lower than other clinics.

    Others will not be clear with you just what costs ar...

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  10. 17 Aug 2012

    Can you choose your egg or sperm donor?

    Posted: 17 August 2012

    If you need to use a donor egg or donor sperm to have your family, you may be wondering whether you actually get a choice when it comes to selecting your donor.

    Although you can’t flick through a catalogue or look at photographs of potential donors, what we do supply you with is a choice of potential donors for you to choose from. You choose from donors who have come through our successful manchesterdonors.com recruitment programme.

    All of them will be from the UK, and they have all pass...

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