Patient pathway for PGD services at CRGH

At the Centre for Reproductive and Genetic Health (CRGH), we offer a full range of fertility treatments but one of our specialties is preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). What does that mean? It helps to understand exactly what PGD is –… Read more

What is the BRCA gene?

Ever since the first ‘test tube baby’ was born back in 1978, we’ve seen incredible advances in fertility treatments, which has resulted in thousands of babies for otherwise infertile couples. One of those advances is the ability to screen for… Read more

What is preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD)

If you are considering fertility treatments involving in vitro fertilisation (IVF), the topic of preimplantation genetic diagnosis will inevitably come up. So, what does this mean? Preimplantation genetic diagnosis, or PGD, is a screening test used to check embryos for… Read more

One patient shares her story: my miracle baby

Former CRGH patient, Rachael Tuley no longer entertained the idea of having a family, until the love of her life appeared and changed everything. Rachael, who survived bilateral retinoblastoma as a child, shares her story over on Childhood Eye Cancer Trust blog.

How to be a friend to someone with fertility issues

It’s a tough job, but someone’s got to do it. You’ll be with us in the darkest of times and, hopefully, in the happiest. We will never be the same person again regardless of the outcome. Everyone dealing with infertility… Read more

What are the hurdles of starting IVF treatment?

At The CRGH, we offer a wide range of fertility treatments from the simple procedure of intrauterine insemination to the most complicated in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment known as preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). Regardless of what treatment you’ll require, there… Read more

Paul Serhal on BBC News

Medical Director of The Centre of Reproductive and Genetic Health, Paul Serhal was featured on BBC World News this week, discussing the the role of gene editing ‪research in understanding IVF and miscarriage.  

5 things no one tells you about IVF

You have to ‘shut off’ your reproductive system before you even start IVF. The first medication you take brings on a temporary menopause. And along with that can go all the relevant symptoms – headaches, night sweats, hot flushes, over-emotional episodes…. Read more