Have you been trying to have a baby for too long?
Around the world today as many as 1 in 6 couples, about 90 million people, fail to become pregnant within the first 12 months of trying. Many of these people feel that the only route open to them is in vitro fertilization (IVF) when in fact there are many simple and highly effective modern methods that can improve your chances of becoming pregnant. Find out more by viewing the ACT Pathway.

You are not alone
Around the world today as many as 1 in 6 couples, about 90 million people, fail to become pregnant within the first 12 months of trying. Of even more concern is that findings in a recent global study have shown that 94% of these 90 million people fail to receive the help they need.

Are you reluctant to seek help?
The reasons behind this situation are many and varied and the very thought of being identified as being "infertile" can leave many couples reluctant to seek the medical help they deserve - even though the fact is that the vast majority of these couples will benefit from the many modern treatments available which are simple and effective.

Getting help…
For those couples with difficulty achieving a pregnancy who do reach out for help, the treatment path to successful pregnancy can appear so confusing that people simply give up. In response, a new global initiative called the Assisted Conception Taskforce (ACT) has been formed to provide advice, guidance and information for couples who are having difficulty in achieving a pregnancy. ACT consists of a Steering Committee and a Wider Membership Taskforce of patient leaders and health professionals from more than 20 countries around the world. As its name suggests, ACT aims to (i) help those that are having difficulty achieving a pregnancy through the process and (ii) encourage clinics to endorse a Charter outlining global principles of care.

Fertility Quality of Life Project
We would like to understand more about the quality of life in people with fertility problems, even when they do not seek treatment. We are working with international researchers in developing a questionnaire to assess this and would value your opinions. Please click here today to give us your views.



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