A resource to help those considering or undertaking fertility treatment in the UK. Provided by Ferring Phamaceuticals Ltd.
Your fertility friend
The desire to have a child is natural and most women plan on experiencing pregnancy and childbirth at a certain point in their adult lives. Although conceiving a child may seem like the easiest thing in the world, it is actually not the case for many couples.
IVY is a simple but highly practical and useful resource to help support those considering or undertaking IVF fertility treatment in the UK. Provided by Ferring Pharmaceuticals (UK) Ltd.
Listed below are the useful functions you will find in IVY:
Guide to infertility.
This section explores the implications of IVF infertility and treatment options, the effects it can have on you, your emotions, your sexuality and your relationships. It also outlines a number of ways in which you and your partner can cope with the problem of infertility with useful links throughout.
IVY clinic finder.
Use IVY to locate IVF fertility clinics near to you, based on your current location. Selecting a clinic, displays further information such as their telephone number which you can touch to call, opening hours, a live link to their website and a map link.
This section enables you to enter important fertility dates and doctor, nurse or clinic appointments from within this application that will populate your device's calendar.
This section provides simple and easy to understand answers and explanations to some of the more commonly asked IVF fertility questions couples have.
Throughout IVY, there is a facility for you to add notes for yourself so you can remember to ask any specific questions or queries you may have when speaking with your doctor or nurse about IVF, infertility & fertility. It is easy to get a bit flustered and forget in the heat of the moment and there is always a lot to think about. So make a note of it in IVY and that way it will be easier to remember
Sometimes it is hard to keep abreast of all the IVF, fertility medical terminology that is sometimes used. Sometimes Healthcare professionals assume people know what they mean when they use a particular fertility term. Now if you are not sure, IVY can help you without the need to ask at the time.
IVY draws healthcare newsfeeds from such independent sources as the BBC and you can add your own newsfeeds to keep fully informed of anything topical in the news to do with IVF, fertility & infertility.
We hope that IVY will become your fertility friend.