BFS Chair, Dr Raj Mathur, is quoted in The Guardian (12th March). Read the full article here:
16th Mar 2021
9th Jan 2020
Data show that freezing your eggs now is no guarantee of a baby later
Research being presented today (Thursday 9 January) at the Fertility 2020 conference in Edinburgh suggests that although success rates using frozen eggs are increasing, people should know that freezing eggs is far from a guarantee that you will have a baby, later.
The team, led by Dr Meenakshi Choudhary at Newcastle Fertility Centre, analysed data […]
9th Jan 2020
Modern families: Latest stats show older parents, record low number of births, and greater reliance on IVF
Across the UK, USA, Nordic countries, and parts of East Asia, birth rates have been falling among women over the last decade.
The reasons are complex and include economic uncertainties and new pressures faced by younger generations; people are completing education at a later stage; getting a steady job is challenging; finding a partner may […]
25th Feb 2019
Experts welcome guidance for teaching children about their fertility
Children should be taught “the facts about reproductive health, including fertility and the potential impact of lifestyle on fertility for men and women”, according to guidelines accepted in parliament, today.
The British Fertility Society (BFS) Fertility Education Initiative (FEI) responded to the earlier consultation, recommending that children should know that fertility declines with […]
5th Jan 2019
Women with cancer are being let down by CCGs who fail to meet NICE guidelines for fertility preservation
An FOI request has revealed serious under-provision of fertility preservation for cancer patients in England
New data being presented today at the Fertility 2019 conference* show that female cancer patients are missing out on freezing eggs or embryos prior to chemotherapy treatment.
*A collaboration between the British Fertility Society, Society for Reproduction and Fertility and […]
4th Jan 2018
Fertility preservation: Now is the moment to take action
Healthcare professionals call for better practices in preserving future fertility for cancer patients, transfolk, and others.
Today (4 January), at the Fertility 2018 meeting in Liverpool, the British Fertility Society will present brand new guidelines for clinicians on fertility preservation for people assigned female at birth. Fertility preservation is a rapidly growing specialty and the […]