Advice on adjuvants

Patients are often overwhelmed by the range of optional treatments some fertility specialists offer. These treatments are not part of the standard IVF treatment and are often referred to as adjuvants. Unfortunately, many of these treatments cost a lot of extra money, are not proven to work and may expose the patient or her unborn baby to unnecessary risk.

For that reason, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, which oversees the licensing of IVF units in the UK, has now released a very helpful patient information sheet that can help patients decide which adjuvants are effective and safe to use.

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