IVF: A guide to technology, regulation and ethics


As our society undergoes sociodemo­graphic change, so do the needs of our patients for reproductive services.

Women are now starting families later than ever, which means that, for many women, the opportunity to have a family only comes at an age when ovarian biology makes it much less possible.

In addition, the growing acceptance in society of same-sex relationships and rainbow families means that many couples will require a different approach to conception.

All of this has resulted in a growing discussion of different fertility