Amber, a small business owner from Bournemouth, knew from an early age that she would have trouble conceiving when her periods stopped at the age of 14. However, after an emotional and complex journey, Amber and husband Dan are now proud parents to son Leo.
When Charlotte and Tom from West Meon began trying for a baby, they didn’t realise the patience they would need to complete their family. However, thanks to Ovulation Induction treatment, they are now besotted parents to daughter Tiggy and baby son Radley.
Having been diagnosed with PCOS as a teenager, Francesca knew from early on that she may have problems conceiving. However, Francesca and husband Tom, from Ringwood, didn’t realise quite how much time and strength would be needed to achieve their dream of becoming a family.
After years of trying to conceive Zoe and Will Trim grew concerned about their chances of conceiving. 5 years on they now have the baby they dreamed of, and baby Isabelle has become the first baby born through using Wessex Fertility’s new Poole clinic.
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.
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.
For Crystal Irving the choice to donate her eggs was not a difficult one. Crystal chose to selflessly donate her eggs to a childless couple she didn’t know so that they too could experience the joys of parenthood. Crystal felt compelled to ensure those yearning for a child have the chance to experience it too.
Louise Elkins knew from a young age that her journey to parenthood would not be the easiest one. “My story started when at the young age of 15 I suffered from an early menopause due to premature ovarian failure. My GP sent me for lots of tests which came back showing that I wouldn’t be able to have children naturally. The good news though, was that there was no reason why I wouldn’t be able to carry my own baby through egg donation IVF.”