Fully Funding IVF Would Improve Safety for Mothers, Experts Say
February 5, 2018
(BBC) – Full government funding for IVF treatment would reduce the risk of harm to mothers and babies and save the NHS money, health experts have said. It would help lower cases of women who have more than one embryo transferred into the uterus, which can cause risky multiple pregnancies, their study says. Multiple pregnancies are the “greatest avoidable risk of IVF”, it says. The Department of Health said the NHS should be offering IVF for all patients who meet existing criteria.