What you eat and your lifestyle can have a huge impact on your ability to conceive and carry a healthy baby to term. One study at the University of Surrey involved several hundred couples with a history of unexplained infertility. They were given tailor-made dietary programmes, lifestyle advice and nutritional supplements aimed at boosting their fertility. A massive 81% of them had healthy babies!
The success rates for assisted conception IUI, IVF and ICSI at the London Fertility Centre – which claims to have among the highest success rates in the UK are:
IUI – average 14.8% (9.7% – 24%)
IVF – average 35% (14% – 52% depending on age)
ICSI – average 40.4 %(24% – 52% depending on age)