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  1. 02 Mar 2018

    A Leading, Independent Fertility Clinic

    Posted: 02 March 2018 A Leading, Independent Fertility Clinic

    Did you know that Manchester Fertility is a fully independent, private fertility clinic? We’re not part of a large commercial group of clinics or linked to an NHS hospital, giving us complete freedom over the treatments, care and fertility services we provide. 

    Our independence ensures that every aspect of your treatment journey is focused on what’s best for you and your outcome.

    Here are a few more things you may not know about us:

    Our expertise

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  2. 28 Feb 2018

    Can't Get Donor Eggs Treatment on the NHS?

    Posted: 28 February 2018 Can't Get Donor Eggs Treatment on the NHS?

    Are you one of the many women who can’t get NHS fertility treatment with donor eggs?

    As NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) continue to reduce and restrict IVF provision, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to access treatment with donor eggs in some areas of the UK.

    Many NHS CCGs don’t fund treatment with donor eggs at all. Others will only fund if certain criteria are met. And some will only fund the associated costs of treatment and not fund or source donor eggs &nda...

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  3. 23 Feb 2018

    All About Embryo Grading for IVF: Embryo Selection Expertise

    Posted: 23 February 2018 All About Embryo Grading for IVF: Embryo Selection Expertise

    Embryo development and selection are crucial stages of the IVF process, but what do the different stages of embryo growth tell us about your chances of IVF pregnancy?

    How we assess embryos for IVF

    Embryo grading helps us understand an embryo’s potential for pregnancy. By looking at the cell division and appearance of your embryos, our Embryology Team can evaluate their suitability for transfer or freezing.

    If you’re having embryos developed through standard culture and incubation,...

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  4. 21 Feb 2018

    Counselling for Older Women & Couples

    Posted: 21 February 2018 Counselling for Older Women & Couples

    One in seven couples now have trouble conceiving according to the NHS, but for older women and couples the pressure of pregnancy can be even greater because of the worry that time is running out.

    At Manchester Fertility we specialise in helping older couples and women conceive. Part of our comprehensive support is offering tailored individuals and couples counselling, to help you cope with the treatment journey and understand the emotions you may experience when you’re trying for a family...

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  5. 15 Feb 2018

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

    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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  6. 14 Feb 2018

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

    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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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