The cost of IVF
We understand that cost of treatment is a big consideration when you are thinking about IVF. You deserve the best possible care and a transparent presentation of associated costs throughout your fertility journey is important; that is what you will find at CARE Fertility - we’re here to support you, to provide a clear breakdown of costs with no hidden charges, and to answer any questions that you might have.
What is IVF?
IVF stands for in vitro fertilisation. In vitro is the term for a process performed outside of your body, usually in a test tube or culture dish. In IVF treatment, an egg is removed from the ovaries and fertilised with sperm in a laboratory.
The treatment process involves stimulating the ovaries with hormonal medication to produce lots of eggs. These eggs are then collected to be fertilised, and if successful, one or two of the embryos will be selected and placed back into the uterus.
What are our IVF success rates?
We understand that success rates are an important consideration when deciding which clinic to have treatment at.
It is important to remember that everyone has unique circumstances that can influence how successful treatment is; therefore, we recommend that you view our success rates as a guide.
To find out more about our success rates, please click here, or speak to a member of our new patient enquiry team on 0800 564 2270.
IVF cost breakdown
At your first consultation, we will work with you to create a treatment plan tailored to your individual needs, including a breakdown of all estimated costs. At CARE Fertility, we want to ensure that we provide value for money and that our fees are transparent with no hidden costs, so you are able to make an informed decision.
Many of our patients use funding packages and to make sure that you receive a seamless experience, and remove the need to go to a third party provider, we created CAREpay, our own range of funding packages.
We’ve broken down the costs of IVF into three distinct categories: pre-treatment costs, IVF treatment costs and freezing costs.
Pre-treatment costs include your initial consultation, your scan, semen analysis and fertility assessments. These costs range from £230 for your initial consultation to between £265 and £535 for your fertility assessment. A scan costs between £195 to £250, and a semen analysis costs £175.
IVF treatment costs include IVF, IVF using donated eggs, and IVF related additional treatment costs such as surgical sperm retrieval, CAREmaps or IUI. The price ranges from between £3,450 to £3,750 for IVF and £6,300 to £10,750 for IVF using donor eggs.
You may wish to freeze your embryos as part of your treatment. Embryos freeze costs £320 and there is an annual storage charge of £300.
You can find the price list here for your own CARE clinic here: IVF & Fertility Treatment Cost UK | CARE Fertility.
We treat both private and NHS patients. If you would like to know more about NHS funding, please visit our NHS funding page.
CAREpay is our exclusive IVF funding programme that not only makes the cost of your treatment easier to manage, it is also tailored to your specific needs.
There are a number of benefits, including fixed discounted fees that may lead to savings and the possibility of up to a 100% refund if you don’t have a baby. CAREpay can help make funding your treatment easier to manage through knowing that you have a plan in place.
Funding programmes within CAREpay include:
- Multi-Cycle IVF includes cycle monitoring, egg collection, unlimited embryo transfers and freezing and storage over the course of two cycles. To be eligible for multi-cycle, you must be aged 45 or under and be able to use your own eggs.
- IVF Refund includes cycle monitoring, egg collection, embryo transfer, freezing and storage and embryology procedures. To be eligible for IVF Refund, you must be aged 39 or under and be able to use your own eggs after undergoing a medical review.
- IVF Donor refund programmes provide up to two cycles of IVF or ICSI treatment using donor eggs. If the cycle(s) are unsuccessful, 50% of the upfront cost will be refunded to you. The programme includes two cycles of IVF, including ICSI within three years, six frozen eggs per treatment round and unlimited frozen embryo transfers.
You can find out more about these programmes here.
Our teams at CARE Fertility are here to support and guide you through every step of your journey. If you have any questions, our new patient enquiry team will be able to answer them and provide the reassurance you need; you can call them on 0800 564 2270.