Between the ages of 35 and 40, a woman’s fertility quickly declines and one in every six couples seek the help of a fertility specialist.
We have put together in this infographic some of the latest facts and figures about fertility in the UK, along with some advice for those pursuing treatment.
According to the official information, 90% of couples under 35 will conceive naturally within a year, it’s important to wait 18 months before seeking fertility treatment.
Emotional support is as important as physical treatments – couples having trouble conceiving can join support groups to reduce stress and frustration.
In terms of IVF treatment types, if women leave it to later in life before they start treatment, there will be a greater likelihood of needing to use donor eggs, or they will have fewer „extra” embryos to allow frozen cycles with their own eggs.
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