“My whole life was consumed with wanting to have a baby”

Home > Your stories       Posted - April 26, 2023

“It was the first thing I’d think about in the morning and the last thing at night – it would be on my mind all the time,” explains Chelsea from Suffolk. “I’ve always wanted children of my own, my brother and sister have children, and me being the eldest I kept thinking ‘why’s it not happening to me?’

I found myself single, in my thirties – and my eggs were running out

Home > Your stories       Posted - November 21, 2022

After her marriage broke down and discovering she had a low ovarian reserve , Claire was considering solo IVF with donor sperm – but then she met and fell in love with James and they agreed they would like to have a baby together. The only problem was that James had already undergone a vasectomy…  

An emotional journey to motherhood

Home > News & events > News       Posted - October 28, 2019

Bourn Hall is launching a free fertility diagnosis service in Fertility Week to help couples like Louise and Matt gain a diagnosis earlier

Dad celebrates his first Father’s Day

Home > News & events > News       Posted - June 12, 2019

Luke is healthy and runs marathons in his spare time, it was a shock that both he and his partner had fertility issues

Trying for a baby? Twice a week should do it!

Home > News & events > News       Posted - October 31, 2018

This Fertility Awareness Week, fertility expert Dr Papathanasiou urges people not to delay getting specialist advice if they have concerns.

Brave couple thrilled with IVF success

Home > Your stories       Posted - March 8, 2017

Sarah and Daniel were devastated to suffer two miscarriages. Remaining positive, the couple opted for IVF and are now the proud parents of Jack.

Struggle to conceive puts ‘life on hold’ for couple

Home > Your stories       Posted - March 8, 2017

After three years of trying to conceive, Adam and Helen had IVF treatment with blastocyst transfer. The couple were delighted when Helen become pregnant after one cycle.