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Mr Oliver Wiseman says: “A semen test that shows a low sperm count or poor sperm quality is just the starting point, many issues can be resolved naturally, or with surgery and/or medication.
“When I was first told in my twenties that I had male infertility I went in to a depressive state for a while,” admits Steven , aged 32. “I didn’t want anyone knowing. I thought ‘why am I even here if I can’t have a family?’”
Lucy’s words of encouragement to anyone else going through what she went through are “you are not alone”.
It was a difficult 10-year road, but Ria and Lee are now proud parents to Jacob.
After a football accident as a teenager, it was thought unlikely that Matthew would ever father children. His daughter Ava was born in January 2015.