Natural Cycle IVF | Natural IVF

Natural Cycle IVF, also known as Natural IVF, is a fertility treatment which is significantly gentler on the body than conventional, high stimulation IVF. CREATE Fertility is a pioneer in offering Natural Cycle IVF as an option for patients who have low ovarian reserve.

We are the largest provider of Natural IVF in the UK, with a range of fertility clinics across the country. We offer a successful and safer option for women wishing to conceive with less drugs, fewer side-effects and reduced stress.

Professor Geeta Nargund, our medical director and founder, is one of the world's foremost experts on Natural Cycle IVF.

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The first step to finding out which treatment option will give you the best chance of success is coming in for an Initial Scan and Consultation.

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What is Natural IVF?

Natural IVF involves egg collection aligned with a woman's natural menstrual cycle; there are fewer fertility drugs or injections. Natural IVF aims to collect the one egg that has been naturally selected and matured by the body, and the fertilised egg is placed back into the lining of the womb. This type of treatment is more safer and more affordable than other forms of IVF. Natural IVF is therefore the closest that IVF treatment can get to natural fertilisation. It focuses on quality of eggs, not the quantity.

Natural Cycle IVF is a delicate and precise treatment. For the best chance of success, the clinic must be 100% dedicated to this type of approach.

Advantages of Natural IVF Treatments

Growing success rates
Growing success rates

We combine a better understanding of ovarian physiology, our advances in ultrasound techniques and our medical and scientific expertise to deliver the optimum treatment.

No selection criteria
No selection criteria
No selection criteria

We do not have any selection criteria and have successfully treated hundreds of women with critically low ovarian reserve/low AMH/high FSH.

Higher quality eggs
Higher quality eggs
Higher quality eggs

The egg which is naturally selected by the body can be of higher quality than those produced in a stimulated IVF cycle.

Better implantation
Better implantation
Better implantation

By avoiding stimulating drugs, the womb is more receptive to pregnancy.

Healthier babies
Healthier babies
Healthier babies

There is also evidence that babies born with Natural Cycle IVF are more likely to be born at full term and with a healthier birth weight.

Patient friendly
Patient friendly
Patient friendly

Working within a woman's natural menstrual cycle with fewer drugs reduces many of the side effects and complications in IVF.

Safer for women
Safer for women
Safer for women

There is no risk of Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome (OHSS) with Natural Cycle IVF.

More affordable
More affordable
More affordable

Natural IVF is less expensive per cycle than Stimulated IVF treatments as it does not require costly medication.

Our Natural IVF Success Rates

CREATE Fertility has the most experience and expertise in Natural and Natural Modified IVF in the UK. We have pioneered new protocols and methods to advance Natural IVF and to increase its success rates.

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Natural IVF clinical pregnancy rate statistics


Natural/Natural Modified clinical pregnancy rate for 3 cycle package (2013-2015)
Based on clinic results from St Paul's, London

Who's suitable for natural IVF treatment?

Natural IVF is suitable for every woman that ovulates, however it is particularly suitable for women aged over 40, those with low ovarian reserve, low AMH, high FSH or those who have had a poor response to fertility drugs previously. Natural Cycle IVF gives women the opportunity to have a baby with their own eggs, rather than an egg donor. 

The Procedure (2 weeks)

Initial scan and consultation
Initial Scan & Consultation

The first step is for you to come in for an Initial Scan and Consultation where a Fertility Doctor will assess you and devise a personalised treatment plan which will give you the best chance of success.

Treatment Consultation

2 weeks before the start of your period you will come in to meet with a fertility nurse who will talk you through your treatment plan and go through the consent forms with you.

Scans & Blood tests

You will have 2 or 3 monitoring scans usually spaced days apart; each takes 20 minutes. The doctor may perform blood tests at these appointments.

Egg collection

This procedure is performed in the theatre under sedation and takes around 45 minutes.

Embryo Transfer

The embryo tranfer is a quick and easy procedure which does not need sedation and feels similar to a smear test

Pregnancy test

We will invite you back to the clinic for a pregnancy blood test and give you the test results by the end of the day.

Starting Your Journey with CREATE Fertility

The first stage to starting treatment is coming in for an Initial Scan and Consultation where we will complete an Advanced Ultrasound scan and tailor a treatment plan to your body's needs in order to give you the best chance of success.

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

It was over six years ago when my partner, Russell, and I started trying for a baby. I got pregnant naturally in 2012 and 2013, but sadly miscarried on both occasions. It was after the two miscarriages that we decided to seek help from the medical profession to see if there was anything we could do to prevent the miscarriages in future and also see what we could do to help the conception process along as it seemed to be taking longer to conceive. 
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