NHS accused over IVF treatment postcode lottery
13 April 2012 Last updated at 09:22 BST
Infertility affects around one in six couples in the UK, but getting the necessary treatment from the NHS can be a postcode lottery.
With funding differing substantially between different areas in England, many couples have found that they must turn to other sources for help, creating a boom in private clinics.
Keith Doyle investigates whether more can be done to help couples desperate to have children.