Know the facts about age and infertility

In women

Fertility CheckAge is the number one factor that affects female fertility. The biological clock varies from one woman to another but her fertility will progressively decline. A woman is generally most fertile during the second half of her 20’s and this then drops off substantially at around the age of 32. Fertility can decline sharply for the over 35’s.

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6 things you need to know about a Hycosy

baby3Dysfunction of the female reproductive organs is apparent in around 40% of infertile couples. Here at Complete Fertility Centre we offer patients a Hycosy screening test to look at a patient’s uterine cavity and fallopian tubes. If either are damaged then it may be difficult to get pregnant.

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Free embryology consultation for CFC patients

Are you interested to find out what happens in the laboratory to your eggs, sperm and embryos?

DSC_8905The IVF laboratory is the most critical yet least understood area of a fertility centre.

With restricted access, the lab is kept as clean as possible. These embryology laboratories are filled with incubators, microscopes and highly skilled clinical embryologists to ensure patient’s eggs, sperm and embryos are kept in an optimised environment which mimics the human body as closely as we can and have the highest chance of survival and being healthy.

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9 facts about using donor eggs

IVF treatment with donor eggs at Complete Fertility Centre

baby1Here at Complete Fertility Centre we are delighted to offer our patients treatment with donor eggs with no waiting list. Now our patients can receive IVF treatment with donor eggs within three to six months of their initial consultation.

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Could you be a sperm donor?

Sperm donors needed to help couples achieve their only hope of having a family
Family To meet current demands, around 1,000 sperm donors are needed every year from all nationalities, religions and cultures, especially those from ethnic minority backgrounds¹.

Here at Complete Fertility Centre we need your sperm.

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Forewarned is forearmed

Fertility Check Many women these days are delaying starting a family for a multitude of reasons that are specific to their circumstances and personal life choices. Women may aspire to further their career first before trying for a baby, they may not be in a relationship with a partner who they wish to have children with or they may not feel financially stable to provide for a future family.

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More single women are having a baby on their own than ever before

baby1Latest figures from the HFEA show that the numbers of women undergoing fertility treatment using donor sperm have risen consistently over recent years. In 2013, 1645 cycles of fresh IVF or donor insemination treatment were carried out for female patients registered without a partner.

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Patients invited to join our PROMOTE trial and benefit from latest Embryoscope™ technology

embryologistPatients undergoing treatment at the Complete Fertility Centre, Southampton are currently being invited to take part in the PROMOTE trial. This is a study of two different types of incubator, currently in clinical use and will allow us to examine whether there are any differences between the growth and development of embryos cultured in the two environments.

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