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Additional treatments

Many clinics will offer a range of additional treatments which may be available at extra cost.

These are often fairly new, and there may be limited evidence that they can make a difference to treatment outcomes.

It is important to be informed about the evidence for any treatment you are considering.



HFEA: Fertility treatment add-ons­explore-all-treatments/treatment-add-ons/

The HFEA has produced a traffic-light system guide to many of the additional treatments offered by fertility clinics

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HFEA: The responsible use of treatment add-ons in fertility services: a consensus statement­2792/treatment-add-ons-consensus-statement-final.pdf (PDF)

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