Links

The following sites provide an enormous amount of information about the cause, diagnosis and treatment of infertility and introduce many organisations which provide support and information for patients.

The Human Fertilisation & Embrology Authority
Information from and about the government agency which is responsible for implementing the HFE Act and for licensing fertility clinics in the UK.

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
The RCOG is dedicated to the encouragement of the study and advancement of the science and practice of obstetrics and gynaecology.

The British Fertility Society
The British Fertility Society is a national multidisciplinary organisation representing professionals practising in the field of reproductive medicine.

The British Andrology Society (BAS)
The British Andrology Society (BAS) is a special interest group for scientists and clinicians working in the fields of human and mammalian reproduction with an interest in the male.

The National Endometriosis Society
The National Endometriosis Society works to improve the lives of people affected by endometriosis.

Society for the Study of Reproduction
The Society for the Study of Reproduction promotes the study of human and animal reproduction as it relates to medicine agriculture, and basic biology.

Society for Reproduction and Fertility
The Society aims to enhance the knowledge of reproductive processes and fertility.

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embrology (E.S.H.R.E)
A society dedicated to study and research in the field of reproductive medicine and science.

MRCOG exams
Teale Fenning Medical Education.

The European Infertility Network
The E.I.N provides quality up-to-date information and news on Assisted Reproduction, infertility, getting pregnant and other aspects of infertility information.

The British Infertility Counselling Association
BICA is the only professional association for infertility counsellors and counselling in the UK and seeks to promote the highest standards of counselling for those considering or undergoing fertility investigations and treatment.

The Department of Health
The Directgov website is the place to turn to for the latest public services and government information including health and wellbeing and local health services.

Abstracts from Human Reproduction
You can read abstracts from ‘Human Reproduction’ which is published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology.

New Scientist
New Scientist is one of the world’s leading science and technology news services and regularly covers genetics and fertility-related topics.

Medscape.com
A comprehensive specialist medical website with dedicated sections on Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Women’s Health.

Obstetric Ultrasound
Obstetric Ultrasound explains the use of ultrasound scans in pregnancy.

Infertility Network UK
This is the main UK infertility patient charity which provides useful information on how to cope with infertility and deal with family and friends. Factsheets, books etc…

Resolve
This is the main American infertility patient charity. Useful information, factsheets, books etc…

Verity
The Polycystic Ovaries Syndrome self-help group.

Surrogacyuk.org
Surrogacy UK supports and informs people with an interest in surrogacy within the UK.

COTS
Childlessness Overcome Through Surrogacy.

IVF authority
This site links to many sources of IVF, infertility and embryology news and information.

Human Reproduction
A ‘problem set’ designed to help students understand the human reproductive system.

Fertility.com
An information site sponsored by one of the leading infertility drug suppliers.

UK Health Centre
The web’s most comprehensive and up-to-date index of UK health and medical Internet resources.

Fertility Plus
Information written for patients by patients.

The Daisy Network
Premature Menopause Support Group.

Donor Conception Network
Support and information for those considering using donated sperm or eggs.

ACEBABES
Assisted Conception Babies.

The Endometriosis SHE Trust (UK)
New national charity, part of the newly-formed All Party Parliamentary Group on Endometriosis.

ABCs of Parenting
Useful American-based site containing information and links to websites concerned with families and families-to-be.

For Woman Health
A site dedicated to raising awareness of disease prevention and better health for women.

Private Health Care Guide
The Private Health Care Guide covers all types of private health related services.