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Useful links

Ace Babes

A network of support for the growing number of people who are using assisted conception.

Adoption UK

Supporting adoptive families before, during and after adoption.

British Association for Adoption and Fostering

Supporting, advising and campaigning for better outcomes for children in care. Work with everyone involved with adoption and fostering across the UK.

British Fertility Society (BFS)

The British Fertility Society is a national multidisciplinary organisation representing professionals practising in the field of reproductive medicine.

British Infertility Counselling Association

Professional association for infertility counsellors and counselling in the UK.


CRADLE is a pregnancy loss charity providing a range of resources and services for anyone affected by baby loss. For more details, email:

The Daisy Network

The Daisy Network Premature Menopause Support Group is a registered charity for women who have experienced a premature menopause.

Donor Conception Network

A self-help network of over 1,300 families created with the help of donated eggs, sperm or embryos; couples and individuals seeking to found a family this way; and adults conceived using a donor.

Donor Link UK

A pilot voluntary contact register set up to enable people conceived through donated sperm and or eggs, their donors half-siblings to exchange information and where desired to contact each other.

Endometriosis Society

We provide information and support, and work to increase understanding through campaigning and awareness.

Fertile Thoughts

Thoughts is designed to help and support anyone and everyone with their family-building challenges.

Information for people exploring fertility treatment.


The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority is the UK’s independent regulator overseeing the use of gametes and embryos in fertility treatment and research. The HFEA licenses fertility clinics and centres carrying out in vitro fertilisation (IVF), other assisted conception procedures and human embryo research.

Infertility Network UK

Infertility Network UK are the UK’s leading infertility support network, and we’re here to offer information and support to anyone affected by fertility problems.

IVF Infertility is designed by infertility specialists primarily for couples who are experiencing difficulty in having a child, and thinking that they might need medical help.

Male Infertility

The number one provider of information and services to men with questions about fertility.

Multiple Births Foundation

The Multiple Births Foundation is an independent charity based at Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea Hospital in West London. A vital resource to professionals and families alike, it aims to improve the care and support of multiple birth families through the education of all relevant professionals.

National Childbirth Trust

Helping over a million mums and dads each year through pregnancy, birth and early days of parenthood. They offer antenatal and postnatal courses, local support and reliable information to help all parents.

National Gamete Donation Trust

Clear and practical information mainly for those considering becoming an egg or sperm donor but also for health professionals and those requiring treatment with donor eggs or sperm.

One at a Time

One at a time is a professionally-led site aimed at reducing the risks of multiple pregnancies from fertility treatment.


Ovacome is a registered charity established in 1996 with over 5,500 members that provides support and information for women affected by ovarian cancer, their families and friends.

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) is the independent body responsible for monitoring and inspecting the availability and quality of health and social care services in Northern Ireland, and encouraging improvements in the quality of those services.

Surrogacy UK

We are a UK based voluntary organisation that provides information and support for anyone with an interest in surrogacy.

Information for patients and links to useful websites.

Twins and Multiple Births Association

The Twins and Multiple Births Association (Tamba) is a charity set up by parents of twins, triplets and higher multiples and interested professionals. It is the only UK wide organisation that directly helps tens of thousands of parents of twins and more and professionals to meet the unique challenges that multiple birth families face.

Verity (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Support Group)

A UK charity for women whose lives are affected by Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS).