Fertility patients will now be able to store their frozen embryos, sperm and eggs for up to 55 years following a change in the law (1 July 2022). Previously storage was for just 10 years.
Plans to extend the time limit for storage of frozen eggs, sperm and embryos has been welcomed by Bourn Hall as it will give people more time to consider their options.
Endometriosis is a progressive disease that impacts fertility and yet diagnosis takes 8 years on average says Endometriosis UK
Up to half of women with endometriosis – where tissue can grow over the ovaries and fallopian tubes – are affected by fertility issues. Worryingly, few women know that surgery to alleviate the symptoms may also cause damage to their reproductive organs.
Half an hour before a major operation Charlotte faced the possibility of having one of her ovaries removed – and thought she might lose her chance of having a baby
Clinic to offer free freezing for egg sharers to increase awareness, access and diversity
Fiona has had embryos frozen for future fertility treatment, following a diagnosis of breast cancer.