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Why fertility and reproductive healthcare is so important for your employees
More and more employers are choosing to support employees throughout their careers with their reproductive health.

Whether your employee is trying to conceive, wanting to look after their future fertility or experiencing symptoms of the menopause, we are here to help you support them.

With the help of our expertise your employees will have the ability to look after their reproductive health. Offering this fertility care, allows your employees to feel a sense of balance and control both inside and outside the workplace.

If employees feel unsupported it can dramatically impact absence and employee retention. 

Reproductive healthcare is a tangible way to show your employees how much you care about them and their future.

With Babble Health, your employees can have access to diagnostics, education and navigation. All with the support and guidance of leading experts.

HR Magazine quoted that best thing employers can do is

“Look to flexible working arrangements and family-friendly policies and to signpost to charities and services that might be able to educate and help employees on issues with fertility”

Why offer fertility benefits

Investing in your employee’s fertility healthcare is becoming a crucial benefit that people are looking for. Showing that you care for your employee both in and outside of the office.


31% of workers between 18-34 believe that employers should offer fertility benefits. We’ve seen a substantial increase in awareness and confidence to talk openly about fertility issues leading to greater expectations of employers to offer. 26 per cent believed it would offer improved career opportunities while 24 per cent said it would reduce time the pressures of having children too quickly. (1) 


Infertile women’s mental health problems, including depression, are key fertility health issues that affect women more severely than men. In a survey by Fertility Network UK it found 90% of people with fertility issues reported feeling depressed. While 50% said they felt out of control, frustrated, helpless, sad, fearful and worried nearly all of the time. 42% said they experienced suicidal thoughts. (2) 

186 million

Infertility is a global health issue. WHO report that around 48m couples and 186m individuals have infertility globally. Everyone has the right to have a child. Offering fertility benefits such as fertility testing, support, egg freezing and IVF gives huge comfort and employees feel cared for whether TTC now or preserving their fertility for the future. (3)  

Ways reproductive healthcare can help your workforce

Attract and retain employees. Boost productivity, tackle inequality, promote diversity, create an inclusive culture. Offering fertility and menopause benefits and giving accessible information and solutions is a great support and will help your workforce to be happier and more productive. 

Tackling inequality

Societal impact is of greater importance than ever before. Addressing ESG (environmental, social and governance) considerations are the norm for the majority of financial investors as well as employees. It is no longer an optional “tick box”. It is an organisational necessity. Proactive fertility support and benefits represent a significant opportunity to meet these demands.

Promoting diversity & inclusive culture

Organisations now promote diversity as a matter of course. Policies and Improved access to fertility support should be independent of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age and marital status. The US Fertility IQ 2021 survey found that fertility policies and benefits are becoming mainstream, no longer the preserve of so called progressive employer organisations.

More reproductive healthcare facts

Just some facts illustrating the importance of fertility and menopause benefits

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More employers offering fertility, family planning benefits

“Offering fertility benefits to all employees, including LGBTQ+ and single prospective parents, is a positive way to create a more inclusive workplace.”

IFEBP Employee Benefits Survey 2020 (7)

What employees think of fertility benefits

A tangible tool to show employees that their health and wellbeing are cared about both inside and outside of the workplace

One third of young workers would love fertility benefits. Almost a third of young workers aged 18 to 34 (31 percent) believe fertility benefits, such as egg freezing or subsidised IVF, should be offered by employers


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