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Fertility Issues & Family Choices

Last updated 06.10.21
In this section you can find support for:
Fertility & Family choices
Pregnancy choices
Surrogacy

FERTILITY & FAMILY CHOICES

Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority - HFEA
https://www.hfea.gov.uk/
Information for anyone having or considering fertility treatment, including details about clinics and costs.
Email: enquiriesteam@hfea.gov.uk

Fertility Network UK
http://www.fertilitynetworkuk.org/
Offering support to anyone affected by infertility. 

Life Without Children
https://fertilitynetworkuk.org/life-without-children/
Support for individuals and couples who are childless by circumstance.

NHS – Infertility Costs
http://www.nhs.uk/chq/Pages/889.aspx?CategoryID=54
Information for NHS infertility treatment and costs.


PREGNANCY CHOICES

Emergency Contraception – Morning After Pill
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/contraception-guide/pages/where-can-i-get-emergency-contraception.aspx
NHS information on emergency contraception (morning after pill) and where to get it.

British Pregnancy Advisory Service - BPAS
http://www.bpas.org/
BPAS offer support information to assist women in making their own decisions on pregnancy.
Helpline: 03457 30 40 30 (lines open Monday – Friday 7am – 7pm, Saturday 8am – 4pm, Sunday 9.30am – 2.30pm)

Marie Stopes International
https://www.msichoices.org.uk
Centres in the UK offer a range of services including abortion advice and help. Website includes a live chat service.
Helpline: 0345 300 8090 (lines open 24 hours)

Brook
http://www.brook.org.uk/your-life/category/pregnancy
Brook offer support if you’re under 25 and think you might be pregnant.
Ask Brook 24/7 always available online to answer your questions.

NHS – Teen Pregnancy Support
http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/pages/teenager-pregnant.aspx#close
Information about teen pregnancy support.

Antenatal Results and Choices - ARC
http://www.arc-uk.org
ARC provide support to parents making difficult choices following antenatal tests for abnormalities.
Email: info@arc-uk.org

Spina Bifida
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/spina-bifida/
Information for parents when spina bifida has been detected during the mid-pregnancy scan.


SURROGACY

Surrogacy Information
https://www.hfea.gov.uk/treatments/explore-all-treatments/surrogacy/
Information on surrogacy.

Surrogacy – Government information
https://www.gov.uk/legal-rights-when-using-surrogates-and-donors/overview 
Government information on the legal rights of parents and surrogates.