Would you like to receive fertility advice and treatment at a state-of-the-art IVF clinic? Harlow residents should consider Simply Fertility, located in Great Baddow near Chelmsford.

We believe everyone should be given the chance to start a family with IVF, irrespective of their background or situation. Our consultants will listen to your problems and identify the right course of action going forward.

Simply Fertility puts its faith in cutting-edge techniques and technology, proven scientific research, and the skillset of our trained staff to deliver IVF success rates that now exceed national averages.

To visit our IVF clinic, Harlow-based women, men, and couples should get in touch to make an appointment – call 01245 201 544, email us, or send a message via our online enquiry form.

Your journey at our IVF clinic - Harlow

Here’s a typical IVF journey at Simply Fertility:

  • Pre-treatment – This involves some preliminary tests and a screening. You’ll also have an initial consultation to discuss the results and possible treatment.
  • Pre-treatment appointment (PTA) – This goes into more detail about your chosen treatment and requires the signing of consent forms.
  • Endometrial scratch – To help with the implantation of embryos.
  • Starting treatment – Call us on day 1 of your period for instructions on how to commence treatment.
  • Ovarian stimulation and monitoring – For two weeks, you will need to take stimulation injections at home. You will also visit us for scans and blood tests to monitor the development of egg producing follicles.
  • Trigger injection – This signals the end of the stimulation period.
  • Egg collection – 36-40 hours after the trigger injection. This procedure takes about half an hour.
  • Providing sperm – Required on the same day as the eggs (either provided or thawed if in storage).
  • Egg insemination – Sperm and eggs are combined in a petri dish, which is then placed in an incubator.
  • Embryo development – You will receive regular updates from our embryologists about development.
  • Embryo transfer – A small drop of culture medium containing one or two embryos is carefully deposited in the uterus using a thin catheter.
  • The wait – Don’t hesitate to contact us during this two-week period.
  • The outcome – Whether positive or negative, we’ll still be on hand to help.

Simply Fertility’s Essex-based IVF clinic – Harlow information

The former Mark One New Town of Harlow is home to around 86,000 people. Along with its own commercial and leisure economy, Harlow is also an outer part of the London commuter belt and employment centre of the M11 corridor, which includes Cambridge and Stansted Airport.

There are six state-funded secondary schools in Harlow – Stewards Academy, Mark Hall Academy, St Mark’s West Essex Catholic School, Burnt Mill Academy, Passmores Academy, and Sir Charles Kao UTC. Harlow College provides sixth form and further education, while an international campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland is located in Harlow too.

Harlow New Town is characterised by its green spaces; over one third of the district is parkland or fields containing public footpaths. Old Harlow, a village-size suburb founded by the early medieval age, also features protected Victorian buildings.


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