British Fertility Show 2011

Whether you are seeking help with fertility issues, or just curious about your fertility status, why not go to the British Fertility Show at Olympia on 4-5 November 2011.

With 100 exhibitors, talks and seminars there is a lot to see and do and it is an excellent place to see what is available- all in one place. Now in its third year, the British Fertility Show will have some of Britain's leading fertility experts giving talks on every subject from nutrition to NHS provision. You will also have an opportunity to ask experts questions about your particular fertility problems.

The Exhibitors

The list of last year's exhibitors reads like a Who's Who in Fertility in Britain.

· Complementary therapists - offering everything from Traditional Chinese Medicine to natural fertility information

· The HFEA -Human Fertility and Embryology Authority

· NHS Trusts

· NHS Fertility Clinics

· International Fertility Clinics

· International surrogacy information

· Legal advisors

· Private Fertility Clinics like the Care Network

· RIC- Reproductive Immunology Centre -which does cutting edge lab tests and will be able to explain what these involve and the implications of their results

· Sperm banks who can give you information about how sperm banks work and let you see some of the details in their files

· Support groups like the Donor Conception Network, PCOS self help group, and the Infertility Network UK

The Experts

Last year's experts who gave talks and seminars included

· Dr Sue Avery, clinical embryologist and Director of Assisted Conception at Birmingham Women's Hospital

· Dr Marilyn Glenville PhD - the UK's leading nutritionist specialising in women's health

· Dr Fernando Marina, biologist and Director of Laboratory at Spanish IVF clinic CEFER

· NHS experts like Tim Child, Consultant Gynaecologist, at John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

· Helen Richens from the HFEA

· Specialist fertility law firm - Gamble and Ghevaert

Open To All

Whether you are married and have been having fertility problems for years, or you are just starting out on your journey to parenthood, the Fertility Show is for you. Even if you are in an unconventional relationship, or are on your own, their experts will also advise single women and same-sex parents on how to fulfill your dream of having your own baby. This means that you don't need to feel you have to disguise your situation.

Packed Programme

With a varied and packed programme the main problem will be deciding which of the 60 talks you want to go to, while still giving yourself time to look around the exhibition. You will be able to see devices like the DuoFertility Monitor, have a fertility astrology consultation, or get pre-conception advice to optimise your fertility. Last year's exhibition was very successful with over 3,000 visitors and this year the organisers expect a lot more.

Getting There

The Exhibition will be held at the Olympia 2 Exhibition Hall on Hammersmith Road, London - Kensington Olympia tube station on the District Line. The Fertility Show will be open on Friday 4 November 2011: 10am - 6pm and Saturday 5 November 2011: 10am - 5pm


Due to the sensitive nature of fertility, the organizers have made sure that there will be no press, no photographers and unlike most other exhibitions, no name badges. You can also be reassured that when you apply for tickets to the Exhibition, which will be available online, the organisers will keep your details and email address completely confidential. The will also send out your tickets in a plain envelope, so that no one will know your situation.

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