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 for infertility in both men and women, what tests and investigations can be done and what they involve, different treatments available and their success rates, together with advice and support for sufferers of untreatable infertility. All the most up to date information is presented with sympathy and insight.
Published by Ebury Press (1984)
Professor Robert Winston talks to Richard about the benefits of giving women up to the age of 42 IVF on the NHS, as recommended by NICE; and recounts the initial reaction to IVF in the 1980s.
A report reveals that fertility boosting drugs could more than double the risk of children developing leukaemia. Jane speaks to Robert Winston and Juliet Tizzard, HFEA.
Jim Al-Khaili talks to Professor Robert Winston about IVF, designer babies and why scientists must take ethical responsibilty for the work they do.
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