First’s in Aberdeen Fertility Centre

  • First Andrology service to achieve ISO 15189:2012 for Diagnostic Semen Analysis (2015)
  • First ISO 9001:2015 certified Unit in Scotland (2004)
  • First baby in Scotland after surgical sperm retrieval (1996)
  • First embryo biopsies for pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (1995)
  • First frozen egg fertilisation (1995)
  • Egg Freezing Research programme (1995)
  • First ICSI Pregnancy resulting in Live Birth (1994)
  • First Scottish baby following egg donation (1993)
  • First Frozen Embryo Transfer Pregnancy resulting in a live birth (1992)
  • First Egg donation Pregnancy (1991)
  • First IVF Pregnancy resulting in a live birth (1989)
  • Assisted Reproduction Unit established (1989) now known as Aberdeen Fertility Centre
  • First Donor Insemination Pregnancy (1986)
  • Andrology Laboratory established (1985)
  • Fertility Clinic established (1985)