Choosing the best fertility pathway

After an initial consultation with us, your fertility expert will recommend a treatment plan to suit your needs. This will be based on a number of factors, including:

  • The cause of infertility
  • How long you have been trying
  • Your age
  • Your personal preferences

Some people choose to work through their options starting with simpler treatments. Alternatively, if time is of the essence you may want to go straight to a more comprehensive treatment such as IVF.

In this section, you’ll find an explanation of how hormones work to influence pregnancy, as well as information about the range of fertility pathways that may be recommended for you:

Clomiphene Citrate was the original ‘fertility pill’, and it is still widely used. It’s the most 'natural’ scientifically proven fertility treatment – no injections, and you still have sex to become pregnant.  We now also use medication called Letrozole. More 

 

 

As the name suggests, intra uterine insemination involves preparing sperm in the lab, then putting the best sperm directly into the uterus in a procedure that’s a bit like having a cervical smear.More

 

IVF depends on well-controlled conditions to give eggs and sperm the highest chance of getting together to create a pregnancy. More

 About 10% of all fertility treatments we perform involve donor sperm, donor eggs, donor embryos or surrogacy.  Technically, donor treatment is simply IUI or IVF using somebody else’s sperm, eggs or embryos – but there are important social, ethical and legal aspects involved in using a donor. More