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Hannah & Russell – Our Story

Our Story – NHS funded – IVF ICSI We have been together for 11 years and got married in April 2014 and naturally thought the next step is to start a family, not realising the emotional journey we would have to go through to get there. We knew we may have some difficulties with me (Hannah) […]

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome – A Bite-size Guide

As it is the annual meeting of the ASRM & ESHRE today we would like to share a blog about a matter which both organisations have done much work on, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Polycystic Ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a fairly common condition that affects one in five women. It changes how a woman’s ovaries work […]

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Wessex Wins 1st prize at Fertility 2017!

We are delighted to announce that Wessex Fertility’s Embryology Manager Tony, Embryologist Bryony, Dr Fiona Sizmur and Dr Sue Ingamells won first prize for the Best Post-Registrant Poster at the annual British Fertility Society conference in Edinburgh last week. This is an extremely important prize as it is chosen out of 191 research posters. This is […]

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Overwhelming joy for one of Wessex Fertility’s dedicated egg donors

Vicky, from Southampton, has donated her eggs 8 times and is overwhelmed when her recipients become pregnant. Egg donation is such an amazing gift for someone who might not otherwise be able to have a baby. Many donors at Wessex Fertility choose to donate several times, but for Vicky* the feeling of joy when she hears […]

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A perfect new addition for delighted Guernsey couple

For the Downes family from Guernsey, baby Hollie was a long awaited dream. Emma and Jon told us about their fertility journey and their attempt to become a family of 4. Emma already had a daughter, D, who was 4 when the couple decided that they would like to expand their family, in the Summer […]

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Katie and Paul – NHS funded IVF

Katie and Paul Fletcher, from Waterlooville in Hampshire, had always taken it for granted that they would be able to have a baby, so when they struggled to conceive they started to feel concerned. We spoke to them about how, thanks to NHS funding, they were able to achieve their dream of a beautiful little baby. The couple […]

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Cara and Evie – IVF with Donor Sperm

Cara, aged 41 from Portsmouth, is looking forward to her first Easter with beautiful baby Evie, she spoke to Wessex Fertility about why she chose to have IVF on her own and use donor sperm to become a mummy. Photography courtesy of Jenny Owens Photography. “I’m so thankful to my donor, he gave me Evie.” […]

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A Magical Christmas for the Conklin Family

For Lianne and Richard Conklin this Christmas will be extra special, as it will be their first Christmas with their long-awaited baby, Oliver. Lianne and Richard started trying for a baby in 2009 whilst they were engaged to be married. “I naively assumed I would get pregnant straight away and we would share our good […]

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Jacqui’s Sahara Trek

Jacqui turned 50 earlier this year and decided to mark the occasion with a big charity event – she chose to trek the Sahara Desert! She has been training hard and holding lots of fundraising events all year. The charity she is doing all this for is Help4Heroes, an amazing charity which supports sick and […]

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