13 Dec 2023

Huge ethnic disparity in fertility treatment outcomes – new research

News Correspondent

If you are from a Black, Asian or ethnic minority background and you need help to have a baby, the latest research makes for sobering reading.

The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority has found a huge variation in the outcome of fertility treatment for different ethnic groups – and they’re calling for action to make sure no one is “left behind”.

Dr Christine Ekechi is part of the new campaign, we spoke to her earlier and began by asking what disparities exist and why.