Behind the scenes at the IVF laboratory

When people talk about IVF the image of a spatula whizzing around a test tube in the manner of a school science lesson usually springs to mind.

Once the sperm and the eggs have been collected, in-vitro fertilisation, commonly known as IVF, is only one way to bring them together.

“IVF is a relatively straightforward procedure where we place around 100,000 sperm into the petri-dish containing the eggs. This essentially replicates the method that would normally take place naturally, but under controlled conditions.''

To read more, click PDF version at the bottom of this page.

For anyone considering treatment, we are holding an information session on August 25, click here to book. We will also be at the Rosie hospital’s open day on September 12 from 10am to 3pm. For more information, contact (01223) 349010.

Monday 17 August 2015