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Fertility tourism truths revealed by Welsh experts.

Byline: ROBIN TURNER

THE reasons childless couples go abroad to seek fertility treatment are revealed today.

In the first study of its kind, by Welsh researchers, those seeking to start a family reveal how a shortage of egg donors in the UK is forcing them abroad.

The cost of treatment in the UK - where most IVF is not funded by the NHS - is also given as a major factor why nearly threequarters of couples have gone abroad.

But there are warnings today that treatment in many countries is not up to the standard of that in Britain.

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Publication:Western Mail (Cardiff, Wales)
Date:Jul 2, 2010
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