At lunchtime today I spent a couple of hours listening to the BBC Radio 5 programme about ivf, a 2hr programme recorded in the Midland Fertility Services (MFS) Clinic in Birmingham.
For 1hr 45 minutes it painted a very rosy picture of fertility treatment, how lovely the clinic is, with flowers and pictures of babies lining the walls. Of course the guests were all mothers with babies and the staff were all taking really positively. So the impression was (and I’m paraphrasing here) “if you have problems, come to our clinic and all will be well, we will give you the baby you want”. [Read more…]