Costs of assisted fertility

Money Box

By BBC Radio 4

Costs of assisted fertility

Infertility affects one in seven couples. Many people seek medical treatment to help them conceive. Some fertility treatment is available on the NHS, but the majority of couples go privately and pay for it themselves. It can be incredibly expensive, costing tens of thousands of pounds. Money Box Live is looking at the costs involved in fertility treatments. If this has affected you or your loved ones, or you have a question you'd like answered, presenter Louise Cooper and an expert panel want to hear from you. So why not call Money Box Live now 03 700 100 444, geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply. Or email moneybox@bbc.co.uk or tweet @moneybox Guests Peter Thompson, Chief Executive of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, the UK's independent regulator of fertility treatment. Aileen Feeney from the the charity, Fertility Network UK Dr Raj Mathur, Senior fertility Consultant, working in both the NHS and a private clinic.
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