Useful links

 Acebabes

www.acebabes.co.uk
 Acebabes A support group run by patients, for patients. Initially formed to provide parents of children born through assisted conception with ongoing support.

 BICA

www.bica.net
  BICA is the only professional association of infertility counsellors in the UK (est. 1988) and is committed to the well-being of people with fertility problems before, during and after treatment. All counsellors accredited and registered by BICA on the website will have considerable experience in this area and will be governed by a Code of Ethics.

 BFS

www.britishfertilitysociety.org.uk
  British Fertility Society

 Cells4Life

www.cells4life.co.uk
  Cells4Life Ltd is a private cord blood bank. They store umbilical cord blood samples for parents. Umbilical cord blood is rich in stem cells which have been proven to have positive results in the treatment of a wide variety of conditions; including leukaemia and blood disorders and promise to be able to treat a wide variety of illnesses, such as heart disease, tendon tears, diabetes and many others in the future.

Counselling Directory

www.counselling-directory.org.uk
  The purpose of the site is to provide access to a counselling network, enabling those in need of support to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. This group are not specialist infertility counselors but offer broad couple and individual counselling.

 COTS

www.surrogacy.org.uk
  Childlessness Overcome Through Surrogacy. Provides advice, help and support to surrogates and intended parents.

 Daisy Network

www.daisynetwork.org.uk
  Website providing information about premature menopause and the issues around it.

Donor Conception Network

www.dcnetwork.org
  Provides information for parents with children conceived with donated sperm, eggs or embryos, adult offspring, and those contemplating or undergoing treatment.

Endometriosis Society

www.endo.org.uk
  Support and information for women suffering from endometriosis.

European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology

www.eshre.com
  A non-profit association established in Belgium to promote interest in and understanding of reproductive biology and medicine.

 Fertility Friends

www.fertilityfriends.co.uk
  A meeting place for couples in the UK fertility community.

Future Health - stem cell banking

www.futurehealthtechnologies.com
  Site developed for both parents and healthcare professionals who want to learn more about stem cells found in umbilical cord blood.

Healthcare At Home

www.healthcare-at-home.co.uk
  External pharmacy/drug supplier

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

www.hfea.gov.uk
  Government regulator of infertility treatment in the UK. Contains information (including results) and contact details for all centres providing treatment in the UK.

Infertility Network UK

www.infertilitynetworkuk.com
  Largest network in the UK for those experiencing fertility problems.

International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination - INCIID

www.inciid.org
  American site providing current information and immediate support regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infertility and pregnancy loss, and offers guidance to those considering adoption or childfree lifestyles.

 IVF.net

 www.IVF.net
  IVF news articles, reviews, books etc.

 IVF World

www.IVFWorld.com
  The biggest independent fertility, patients and ratings organisation in the UK. It has members in other parts of the world. Provides clinic reviews and rating, support and advice for patients, message boards, online magazine and much more.

 IVI Valencia

www.ivi.es/en/centres/infertility-clinic-ivi_valencia_1.aspx
  One of the most successful egg donation centres in Europe - linked to GCRM.

 Male Fertility UK

www.malefertility.co.uk
  Provider of information and services to men with questions about infertility.

National Gamete Donation Trust

www.ngdt.co.uk
  Practical information for those considering becoming an egg or sperm donor, health professionals and those requiring treatment with donor eggs or sperm.

 One at a time

oneatatime.org.uk
  One at a time is a professionally-led site aimed at reducing the risks of multiple pregnancies from fertility treatment.

 Ovacome

www.ovacome.org.uk
  Site for women with ovarian cancer, their families and their friends

 Progress Trust

www.progress.org.uk
  Legal and ethical discussion on the implications of infertility and human genetics. Holds regular public debates, conferences and free web & email news and information service.

 Resolve

 www.resolve.org
  Vast American site dedicated to providing education and support for infertile couples.

 Surrogacy UK

www.surrogacyuk.org
  Support and information for anyone with an interest in surrogacy within the UK.

 Verity

www.verity-pcos.org.uk
  Self help group for women suffering from polycystic ovaries