The age at which women experience their first period is linked to their sons’ age at puberty

Human Reproduction Press Release
The age at which young women experience their first menstrual bleeding is linked to the age at which their sons start puberty, according to the largest study to investigate this association in both sons and daughters.


Application open for ART Centre Certification

Following the success of professional certification programmes for individuals, ESHRE has developed a unique certification programme for centres based on their clinical activities and on their safety and quality standards. Moreover, the ESHRE certificate will be a guarantee of safety and quality for patients approaching ART treatments.


Donation of oocytes: A guide for women to support informed decisions

ESHRE, together with the Council of Europe European Committee on Organ Transplantation (CD-P-TO), has prepared a booklet directed to potential donors of oocytes. This booklet can now be freely downloaded. The aim of the booklet is to provide a guide with "clear, accurate and balanced information" and to give a general overview of the process of oocyte donation. Please use and distribute!


Focus on Reproduction now online

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