Forty years ago, Louise Brown became the first baby to be born through in vitro fertilisation (IVF). Over nine million babies later, IVF is often considered the miracle treatment for infertility. Despite the success stories, the reality is that IVF remains a complicated medical process. It can often come at a high cost, both financially and physically, and many women find themselves undergoing IVF with little understanding of what the process will mean for them. In this blog we explore IVF, taking you through the process from start to finish, and giving you all the facts you need before you start your journey.