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By Peter Braude, Alison Taylor

Written by way of a group of infertility specialists, this consultant addresses the complicated topic of subfertility. It starts off with prognosis within the female and male prior to proposing recommendation on all different types of assisted perception in addition to counselling aid with remedy judgements.

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A storage licence allows cryopreservation and storage of gametes and embryos. A research licence is needed to perform any research that uses human embryos in vitro. ” This person will be the named individual under whose supervision the licensed activities will be carried out. In the United Kingdom certain activities are prohibited and a breach of the act is considered a criminal offence. The renewable licence is granted for up to three years, but is subject to annual reports and inspections. The register The act requires the HFEA to keep a register of all treatment cycles and of all children born as a result of in vitro fertilisation technology or by the use of donated eggs or sperm.

Counselling may help reduce the “roller coaster” effect of infertility treatment Expectations of reproductive technologies are often too high and, where treatment is unsuccessful, personal inadequacy and a sense of failure leave many feeling emotionally exhausted and vulnerable. Legal requirements Although recognised as beneficial, counselling is not mandatory. However, it is common practice for clinics to make it a requirement of treatment for couples seeking use of donor gametes or embryos or for treatments such as surrogacy Under the terms of the UK 1990 Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act and as stated in the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority’s code of practice, people seeking licensed treatment must be given the opportunity to receive counselling before consenting to treatment.

At least one third, but not more than half, of its membership may be registered medical practitioners or those who have been involved with assisted conception or its research funding. Licensing Three types of licences can be granted by the HFEA. A treatment licence allows the unit to pursue treatments that fall under the act. A storage licence allows cryopreservation and storage of gametes and embryos. A research licence is needed to perform any research that uses human embryos in vitro. ” This person will be the named individual under whose supervision the licensed activities will be carried out.

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