• Professor Robert Winston on Newsnight - talking IVF cuts

    Professor Robert Winston on Newsnight

    We are all very aware of how underfunded the NHS is. Recently, to help reduce costs, the availability of IVF treatment on the NHS has been restricted or halted in 13 areas in England creating something akin to a postcode lottery. This move has sparked a debate about IVF, associated costs, its necessity and possible…

  • Genesis Research Trust

    Send me your IVF questions

    In 2014 Professor Winston launched the free, confidential Ask Robert Winston service through the Genesis Research Trust. He talks to the Guardian about the reasons for setting up this facility.

  • Child Against All Odds

    Child Against All Odds

    Compared to the famously fecund rabbit, for whom a single act of coitus has a 90% chance of creating a litter of up to 12 rabbits, humans are very infertile animals. Here in the UK, the average chance of conception is about 18% per month. And in 98% of cases, successful conception leads only to…

  • IVF Revolution

    IVF Revolution

    A guide from a leading British expert on the practice and ethics of assisted fertility techniques. Subjects include the latest in vitro fertilisation and gamete intra-fallopian transfer techniques, egg donation and embryo freezing. Winston also looks at the possible causes of infertility and offers advice on the emotional and practical angles.   Find IVF Revolution on…

  • Making Babies

    Making Babies

    Accompanying a six-part BBC1 television series, this is an examination of the human, ethical and emotional issues arising from in-vitro fertilization. The book presents the background to the problems faced by women who had IVF treatment during the filming of the series.   Find Making Babies on Amazon.co.uk BBC Worldwide (1996) ISBN 9780563387213

  • Getting Pregnant

    Getting Pregnant

    Pregnancy is one of the great miracles of everyday life, and infertility, for many couples, is one of the greatest sadnesses. This book examines conception and pregnancy and all the potential surrounding problems. Based on the most up-to-date research, the author gives advice on topics such as how to increase the chances of conception, the…

  • Infertility

    Infertility: A Sympathetic Approach

    What are the causes of infertility? How can it be overcome? What is involved in IVF treatment? What are the chances of success? An estimated 1 in 8 couples have trouble conceiving. In this indispensable guide, Professor Robert Winston, Director of the Infertility Clinic ay Hammersmith Hospital, London, looks at the facts: the known cures…