When you meet with your clinician, make sure you understand whether your treatment significantly increases your risk of multiple birth.
If it does, make sure you are happy that the risks involved in multiple births have been fully explained to you and that you are clear about the best way to minimise them in your particular case, without affecting your chances of getting pregnant.
If you’re receiving any type of fertility treatment, you should ask the following questions:
If your treatment involves the transfer of embryos, for example, in vitro fertilisation (IVF), intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) or egg donation, you might want to ask the following additional questions:
Are you going through fertility treatment and want to know more about the risks of multiple births? The Infertility Newtork UK (INUK) have published a factsheet that addresses a number of common concerns and questions that fertility treatment patients have.
Download the factsheet (pdf 116Kb)