2016

21 Sep 2016
“We were told that IVF wasn’t going to work for us … I now have an amazing little girl.”

After trying for for a baby for 6 years, Sam and Russell were referred to CREATE and now they have an amazing little girl.

21 Sep 2016
"CREATE have enabled me to achieve success despite the probability being so low due to my ovarian reserve."

6 years later with one or two failed IVF cycles per year and coming close to giving up on conceiving, Suki discovered CREATE and now she is pregnant.

15 Sep 2016
'Motherless babies? That's the stuff of science fiction and it should stay there' comments Geeta Nargund, Medical Director at CREATE

Motherless babies? That's the stuff of science fiction - and it should stay there.

13 Sep 2016
IUI opens up a new chapter for lesbian couple by helping them start their family.

Keisha and Sabrina explain how IUI opened a new chapter for them.

13 Sep 2016
“I was looked at as a whole person and the suggested treatment tailored to me and my body.”

Beth, a single woman with PCOS, talks about her tailored mild IVF treatment.

12 Sep 2016
“Our treatment was very smooth and it was all very well explained; we were never unsure of the next step.”

Asha and Laura explain their treatment journey with CREATE.

12 Aug 2016
Having a baby with your same-sex partner

For same-sex couples wishing to become parents, there are more options available than ever before. Advances in technology along with knowledge of fertility treatment becoming more widespread means that it is becoming increasingly common for same-sex female couples to turn to IVF clinics to help them start a family.

25 Jul 2016
New study supports the use of natural IVF for healthy babies

A new study has added to a growing body of evidence that natural IVF results in healthier babies with higher average birth rates than babies born through conventional IVF treatment.

14 Jul 2016
Donor sperm fertility treatment helps female couple create their dream family

A female couple describe their IVF treatment journey together at CREATE. Having had three daughters over three years of treatment with the same sperm donor, the couple highlight what to expect when choosing donor sperm.

06 Jul 2016
The IVF 100m hurdle race

Jessica Hepburn, author of The Pursuit of Motherhood and Fertility Fest founder, outlines the key stages of the IVF treatment process and what to expect.

15 Jun 2016
“It’s amazing what CREATE does, you change the lives of people forever.”

Patient experience: Jane describes her and her husband’s IVF treatment with CREATE Fertility, following her PCOS diagnosis. They now have twins thanks to Mild IVF.

09 Jun 2016
"I needed to have a bond with all those involved in my treatment and I experienced that with CREATE."

Patient story: Single mum, Amanda, shares her CREATE experience and describes her egg donation treatment at IVI Madrid.

03 Jun 2016
"I felt so content with my decision to go solo as soon as I made it and I feel incredibly fortunate to be a mum today."

Fertility treatment can be a daunting prospect, especially if you're planning on going it alone. Single mum, Celine, describes her experience and life with her baby daughter.

17 May 2016
Professor Nargund launches fertility education pilot in South London school

Create Health Foundation, led by Professor Geeta Nargund, has launched a pioneering fertility education course in a South London school. The course covers a range of fertility issues and aims to provide young people with the information needed to make informed decisions regarding their future.

12 May 2016
CREATE patient speaks out about the dangers of high stimulation IVF drugs

One of the main challenges facing the mainstream fertility industry is that of safety. A CREATE patient has spoken out in The Guardian about her experience of suffering a heart attack while taking high stimulation fertility drugs at a conventional fertility clinic.

07 Apr 2016
Thank you for designing an excellent protocol for us

My husband and I started our first Mild IVF cycle at St. Paul’s in the beginning of February and have just had a fresh embryo transfer. We wanted to pause and say thank you at this stage for designing an excellent protocol for us.

17 Mar 2016
'CREATE made IVF a joyful process'- one patient's story

'CREATE Fertility completely took the stress out of IVF and made the experience a joyful one rather than like the "hell" which I experienced at other IVF clinics, prior to coming to you.'

10 Feb 2016
12 FAQs about egg freezing

There remains much confusion and misinformation surrounding egg freezing, what it involves and what the likely outcomes are. CREATE Medical Director Professor Geeta Nargund addresses some of these as she answers 12 frequently asked questions about egg freezing.

04 Feb 2016
Success for latest egg freezing technology despite scaremongering headlines

There have been a number of headlines disparaging egg freezing recently, and suggesting that it is not a viable option for women. However, much of the information that these are based on comes from old data. Our Medical Director explores the truth behind the headlines.

04 Feb 2016
Women can invest in their reproductive future by freezing their eggs

Women are leaving having children later in life, and the age of maternity has been increasing in recent years. Professor Geeta Nargund explores the ramifications of this and the fertility preservation options for young women in her insightful article.

04 Feb 2016
Egg freezing and gender equality: How egg freezing gives women more choice

Although women can prevent unwanted pregnancy, women can't decide when the end of their of their reproductive years will fall. Egg freezing may be the answer to this discrepancy, allowing women to preserve their fertility until a time of their choosing.

12 Jan 2016
10 things you should know about IVF

What should you know about IVF before you embark on treatment? We explore this question here.

11 Jan 2016
Carla's story: 'We will definitely be coming back to CREATE!'

Undergoing IVF can be a roller-coaster experience, but can also be a rewarding one once you find the treatment that’s right for you. Carla, a businesswoman from London, tells her IVF story.

07 Jan 2016
Reproductive Immunology – What is the truth about Natural Killer cells?

High rates of Natural Killer cells are reputed to lead to higher rates of miscarriage when their levels are too high. Are Natural Killer Cells really the key to understanding miscarriage or have they been used as a scapegoat?

06 Jan 2016
The baby-making of the future

Advances in the world of IVF mean that new ways of making babies are arising all the time. We outline some of the newest technologies and the directions they are moving in.

05 Jan 2016
Designer babies and IVF: dispelling the sci-fi myths

‘Designer babies’ have been the stuff of science fiction for decades. Are we in fact any closer to a world of pre-designed babies or do these remain a thing of sci-fi legend?

04 Jan 2016
Nottingham patients to receive pioneering IVF at our new Birmingham fertility clinic

Learn about our new Fertility Clinic opening in the Midlands, which is set to bring Natural and Mild IVF to Nottingham patients. Book an appointment now!

01 Jan 2016
Our new IVF clinic hopes to offer exceptional patient care in the Midlands

Learn about our new Fertility Clinic opening in the Midlands. Book a consultation now.

01 Jan 2016
Fertility clinic opening in Birmingham

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new Birmingham Fertility Clinic. The new clinic is conveniently located near Birmingham and is accessible to patients from across the Midlands.

01 Jan 2016
New fertility clinic offering Natural IVF to Leicester patients

Our new Fertility Clinic in the Midlands is now offering IVF treatment to patients from Leicester. CREATE Fertility is located near Junction 6 of the M42 and is near to the M6, meaning that patients from Leicester can access the Fertility Clinic in under an hour.

01 Jan 2016
Low-AMH patients to receive specialist IVF care in the Midlands

Our new Midlands Fertility Clinic is opening and will offer specialist IVF treatment to those with low ovarian reserve, low AMH and high FSH. For the first time, patients from the Midlands will have local access to a dedicated Natural and Mild IVF clinic.