All fertility treatment in Region Zealand is gathered in a new fertility clinic that opens today.
As of today, August 20th, 2018, all fertility treatments in Region Zealand is allocated in a new fertility clinic at Zealand University Hospital in Køge. The purpose is to provide involuntary childless couples with better opportunities for fertility treatment.
The need for fertility treatment is increasing. Infertility is now the most common chronic disease among 20-45-year-old women. With the new fertility clinic, Kathrine Birch Petersen, who is head of the fertility clinic, hopes that they will be able to help more couples to conceive:
“I hope that we can always provide patients with the best and most effective treatments based on the latest research results. And I hope we can have a much larger international cooperation that can inspire us and make us even better”, says Kathrine Birch Petersen.
In the past, it has been possible to get fertility treatments at two hospitals in the region of Zealand, respectively, Holbæk Hospital and Zealand University Hospital in Roskilde. However, in order to give the region’s patients better opportunities for fertility treatment and help to conceive, the Region Council decided, in the autumn of 2017, that the hospital skills and resources must be allocated at one clinic.
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