To deal with the unacceptably high multiple birth rates following in vitro fertilisation (IVF), the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) carried out a detailed review and public consultation. The aim was to identify the most suitable policy for reducing these rates without diminishing patients’ chances of having a baby.
The HFEA launched a public consultation on the issue of multiple births after IVF in April 2007. The consultation process included two public meetings: one for practitioners and one for patients. Read more>>
As a result of the extensive research and collaborative work of the organisations involved, a mission statement on multiple births was produced in summer 2008. Read more>>
‘Multiple births from fertility treatment in the UK: A Consensus statement’ sets out in detail the aims, motivations and methods of the One at a time campaign. Read more>>Read more>>