Does your BMI have to be 30 or below to have private IVF treatment?

Our Expert's Answer

This information was published 8 years ago and was correct at the time of publication. It may not reflect our current practices or regulations.

Please note that all the answers we give are on a generic basis only, as we cannot provide more in-depth answers without access to your medical history. If you need a more detailed response, tailored to you, we would recommend a consultation with one of our Fertility Specialists for more comprehensive medical advice.

We treat ladies with BMI of up to 35 for IVF.  Above this we recommend weight reduction as this will imporove the success of the treatment and be better for the health of you and your baby if you are successful.  To help with this our expert nutritionist, Jeannette Jackson who can advise you on your diet.