IVF-Life Group United Kingdom

Daresbury, Cheshire

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Package cost

IVF €3941

Egg donation €6514

Basic information about IVF treatment at IVF-Life Group United Kingdom.

Maximum age of the woman: 52
Single woman: allowed
Lesbian couples: not allowed
HIV positive patients (female): not allowed
HIV positive patients (male): not allowed
HCV/HBV positive patients (female): not allowed
HCV/HBV positive patients (male): not allowed

The IVF-Life United Kingdom was established as a Reproductive Health Group in 2014 and now is part of IVF-Life Group. It is situated in a stand-alone facility where there is ample space to ensure safe distancing and all bedrooms on the ward have private ensuite bathrooms. The clinic features one IVF laboratory and one operating theatre. There are eight single ensuite recovery rooms for patients. In 2019 the clinic performed 141 treatments of which 94% were IVF with own eggs treatments and 6% were egg donation treatments.

The aim of IVF-Life UK is to provide the best fertility and women’s health care to all patients. The clinic is the UK’s first fully integrated fertility hospital. Every detail of the centre was specially designed by experts to give patients the highest possible level of care. The centre has the means to use the very latest technology, in a state-of-the-art environment, delivered by highly skilled fertility professionals.


At IVF-Life UK, they understand each and every patient is unique and therefore they will require different care and treatments. Before any treatment is recommended all the appropriate investigations are carried out. This will allow the doctor and embryologists to attempt to understand what may be affecting your fertility and how best to treat you. The staff believes that offering a personalised, individual treatment will not only make your treatment as relaxed as possible, but will help you to achieve your goal. The clinic also provides a counselling service that is available to all patients of the clinic before, during, between or after treatments. It provides much-needed support and intervention during periods of high stress, allowing you to privately explore and discuss your thoughts and feelings about your fertility.

Dr James Armatage

Dr James Armatage is the Interim Medical Director and Reproductive Health Consultant. Dr  Armatage is a gynaecologist and specialist in reproductive medicine with over 30 years of experience. He established one of the most successful fertility clinics in the region, Cheshire Fertility in 1997 and has helped thousands of couples realise their dreams of parenthood.

The clinic employs three embryologists. The senior embryologist has 25 years of experience in the fertility field. IVF-Life UK is HFEA licensed and CQC registered.

IVF-Life UK Launches “IVF Buddy”

Emotional support can be as important as clinical support during fertility treatment and the team at IVF-Life UK is committed to ensuring that they offer their patients as much reassurance as possible.

The IVF Buddy scheme allows you to connect with the clinic’s former patients who have first-hand experience of undergoing treatment with IVF-Life UK. For anyone who feels they would like any additional advice and support from a patient’s perspective before beginning, or during, fertility treatment, you can submit your queries, and the IVF-Life UK patient services team will connect you.

The clinical team provides all medical advice and the patient services team look after all logistical aspects of your care but IVF Buddy offers an opportunity to share any concerns or questions with someone who may have been through similar experiences. Peer-to-peer support of this kind can be extremely beneficial at what is undoubtedly a daunting time, helping you to feel less alone and providing support and encouragement as you embark on your journey.

IVF-Life UK Fertility Treatment Options

  • Egg donation
  • Donor sperm
  • PGT
  • Time-lapse system – GERI
  • Assisted Hatching
  • Embryo/egg/sperm freezing
  • EmbryoGlue

Free online consultation!

IVF-Life UK offers free online consultation for FertilityClinicsAbroad patients:

  • The free consultations will be online via Zoom and for 15-minute slots.
  • Consultations can be booked for any fertility/IVF/egg freezing inquiries.
  • The offer is valid from 01/09/2020 until further notice.
  • IVF-Life UK reserves the right to withdraw the offer at any time.
  • The inquiries must be received via the form below to be eligible.

Book a free online consultation via this Contact Form

Social egg freezing

At IVF-Life UK, every woman can have the opportunity to start her family at whatever point in her life she wishes to. The clinic specializes in social egg freezing which allows women to save their oocytes for the future, making the most of their fertility when it is at its peak. If you decide to freeze your eggs, the gametes can be frozen and stored for even 10 years and they can be ready for you when you are. There are also unique circumstances where your frozen oocytes can be stored for a longer period of time.

To find out more, get in touch with IVF-Life UK via this Contact Form

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IVF-Life UK Price List 2020

Egg Donation Program

If you opt for a known egg donor, the cost of egg donation is £5,950 (EUR6,514*). If you wish to proceed with an unknown egg donor, you will pay £7,750 (EUR8,480*). This cost excludes consultations, ICSI, screening blood tests, medications, freezing and storage. The price of the first consultation is £240 (EUR262*).

The extended culture to blastocyst stage and vitrification are included in the program cost. If you wish to freeze sperm, the cost is £750 (EUR820*). The cost of GERI timelapse is £650 (EUR711*) and frozen embryo transfer (FET) costs £1,550 (EUR1,695*). The clinic also offers egg-sharing option for patients with limited budgets.

* GBP to Euro conversion rate – October 2020

IVF with Own Eggs Program

The cost of IVF with own gametes at IVF-Life UK is £3,600 (EUR 3,938*). This excludes consultations, screening blood tests, medications, freezing and storage.

Use our IVF Cost Calculator to help understand costs.

* GBP to Euro conversion rate – October 2020

Would you like to book a free online consultation with this clinic? Contact IVF-Life UK

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IVF-Life UK Success Rates 2019

At IVF-Life UK, clinical pregnancy success rates for IVF with own eggs were as follows:

  • under 35 years old: 44%
  • 35-37 years old: 46.2%
  • 38-39 years old: 22.2%
  • over 40 years old: 8.3%

Frozen embryo clinical pregnancy success rates were:

  • under 35 years old: 37.35%
  • 35-37 years old: 33.3%
  • 38-39 years old: 33.3%
  • over 40 years old: 33.3%

At IVF-Life UK, the embryologists recommend embryo transfer on Day 5 and the average number of embryos transferred is 1 (in 87% of cases in 2019). This gives the multiple birth rate of 11.6%.

Need more information on IVF success rates? Contact IVF-Life UK

From the staff

Everything we do is guided by our values: passion, excellence, accountability, innovation and integrity. We are transparent, honest and completely open with our patients, applying the highest standard of ethical behaviour and practice. Our focus is on achieving the highest standards of treatment and care, delivering consistently high levels of compassionate care and attention. Through our ongoing research and training we aim to develop new and improved ways of meeting our patients’ needs, striving to stretch ourselves to continually improve what we do and the approach we take. Our goals are centred around our patients and our responsibility to provide medical and scientific services that strengthen a patients’ capacity to have healthy children, both responsibly and confidentially.

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Who attends?

IVF-Life UK attracts patients both from the UK and overseas.

Clinic Location

IVF-Life UK is located just minutes from Junction 11 of the M56 in Cheshire, UK. The clinic is easily accessible from anywhere within the North West of England and from North Wales. It takes 30 minutes from both Liverpool and Manchester with their international airports, it’s also less than two hours from London by frequent trains and a short taxi journey.

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Basic information about treatment restrictions at IVF-Life Group United Kingdom.

Maximum age of the woman:52
Single woman: allowed
Lesbian couples: not allowed
HIV positive patients: not allowed
HIV positive patients (male): not allowed
HCV/HBV positive patients: not allowed
HCV/HBV positive patients (male): not allowed

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