More than 5,000 babies have already been born thanks to our support!
Because your story matters to us, we try to offer you all the help you may need to achieve your desire for a baby.
We are also here if you wish to preserve your fertility for a future project.
With more than 30 years' experience, the Fertility Medicine and Gynaecological Endocrinology unit at CHUV offers you personalised and understanding care, combining the most highly specialised expertise with the most advanced technologies.
Throughout your medically assisted reproduction journey,you are cared for and advised by doctors who specialise in reproductive medicine, biologists, psychologists, sexual and reproductive health advisers, nurses, laboratory technicians and administrative assistants.
The specialists looking after you work together and help you to make the most suitable choices. They listen and respond to your expectations and concerns.
Welcomed into the heart of the CHUV hospital complex, you benefit from direct access to the complementary skills provided by other departments and covering areas such as genetics, endocrinology, oncology, haematology, psychiatry and ethics.
Our unit is certified to the ISO standard 9001:2015, guaranteeing its high quality standards.
All the tests required to understand and treat your case of infertility, whether female or male, are performed in the Andrology and Reproductive Biology Laboratory (ARBL), which is accredited to the ISO standard 15189:2012. This accreditation confirms the excellence of the work performed by the ARBL.
From 1 September 2017, important changes have allowed couples to maximise their chances of becoming a parent
These changes include:
*PGD is a procedure that is authorised in two cases: only couples carrying a severe hereditary disease (preimplantation diagnosis) and couples who cannot reproduce naturally can decide to have this examination (preimplantation genetic screening).