Affiliates & Friends

Together we are stronger. On this page, you can read about our affiliated and friend associations, groups, and organizations within the field of fertility and infertility.
British Fertility Society is another one of our affiliates

British Fertility Society

The British Fertility Society was founded in 1972, by a small group with a common interest in infertility. Since then the burgeoning knowledge in this exciting area of medicine has resulted in the development and introduction of many new reproductive technologies and into clinical practice. Today, the Society recognises the multi-disciplinary nature of science and practice of reproductive medicine and welcomes andrologists, counsellors, embryologists, endocrinologists, nurses, and other professional groups working in this field, into its membership.

British Infertility Counselling Association

The British Infertility Counselling Association (BICA) is a registered charity and the UK’s leading professional fertility counselling association. BICA is recognised by both the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority and the British Fertility Society.

The British Infertility Counselling Association a professional association for Infertility Counsellors in the UK. BICA seeks to promote only the highest standards of counselling for those considering or undergoing fertility investigations and treatment.

Creating a Family

Creating a Family’s mission is to educate and support those struggling to create their family and the professionals who work with them. We provide unbiased medically accurate information on all forms of family building including fertility treatment, third party reproduction, adoption, and foster care. We aim to bridge the divide between the research and parent communities.

Donor Conception Network

Donor Conception Network are a supportive network of more than 2,000 mainly UK based families with children conceived with donated sperm, eggs or embryos, those considering or undergoing donor conception procedures; and donor conceived people.

Fertility Matters Canada

Fertility Matters Canada (FMC) is the national organization that empowers Canadians to help reach their reproductive health goals by providing support, awareness, information and education; and promoting equal access to fertility treatments. We are Canada’s fertility resource.



HFEA is the UK’s independent regulator of fertility treatment and research using human embryos.  They are an expert organisation in the fertility sector, and they were the first statutory body of its type in the world. HFEA was the first statutory body of its type in the world.
HFEA provide free, clear and impartial information about fertility treatment, clinics and egg, sperm and embryo donation.

Fertility Network UK

Fertility Network UK is the UK’s leading fertility support charity. They provide free and impartial support, advice, information and understanding for anyone affected by fertility issues.
Furthermore Fertility Network UK works with the media to raise public awareness of all aspects of fertility issues and are the patients voice in the campaign for equitable access to NHS fertility treatment in the UK.

International Federation of Fertility Societies

IFFS is a Non-State Actor (NSA) and they promote and develop educational initiatives in the field of reproductive health in support of the World Health Organization (WHO) aims and objectives and the renewed focus and prioritization the WHO has given to infertility as a disease. Their vision is that all women and men should have access to quality fertility and reproductive health care.

The Klinefelter’s Syndrome Association (KSA)

The Klinefelter’s Syndrome Association offers support and information to all affected by, or having an interest in, Klinefelter’s Syndrome (KS) and XXY. KSA offer support and information to all affected by KS and XXY, want to raise awareness of KS and XXY especially amongst the medical profession and working to promote research into the management of KS and XXY.

The Senior Infertility Nurse Group

The Senior Infertility Nurse Group provide peer support, guidance and encouragement to their members, promoting education and training for all fertility nurses and healthcare assistants. Visit their website to see all of the traning and education opportunities they offer.