Female same-sex couples’ paths to parenthood

Options for lesbian couples

If you are in a same-sex partnership, then some type of fertility support is inevitable if you want to have a baby.

To learn more about testing, treatment, sperm donors and the funding options available to you through our clinics, watch Dr Sharleen Hapuarachi, Bourn Hall Clinician, and our guest Olympia Karagianni from our partner company Access Fertility.

Our on-demand webinar will discuss the fertility and IVF treatment options available for you to create your family, as well as addressing some key areas, including:

  • Benefits of using a clinic
  • Fertility testing
  • IUI or IVF?
  • Success rates
  • Sperm donor options
  • Legal parenthood and donor rights
  • Shared motherhood
  • Costs and funding options
Olympia Karagianni, Access Fertility

Olympia Karagianni, Assistant Clinics Manager, has worked for Access Fertility for four years now, supporting the partnerships that are so important to making IVF accessible across the UK and Europe. Olympia speaks five different languages and is passionate about helping individuals and couples achieve their family-planning dreams.

Olympia will be discussing Access Fertility’s IVF Refund and Multi-cycle programmes, how they work, and how to get started with Access Fertility to support your IVF journey.

Dr Sharleen Hapuarachi is a specialist Obstetrician and Gynaecologist and is been part of the Bourn Hall family based at our Cambridge clinic.

Bourn Hall gives female same-sex couples the very best chance of having a baby

If you are interested in finding out more about your fertility options and the funding routes available, this recording will give you the opportunity to hear from our experts.

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If you have any questions or require more information about the webinar, please contact our team on [email protected]. You can also read stories shared by our patients about their journey.

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Cambridge open evening

Thursday 25 April

Essex open evening

Wednesday 01 May

Fertility Support Group

Various dates