Choosing IVF with donor sperm created eight frozen embryos, each a ‘chance of a baby’. IUI offers only one for each vial.
Jess and Fran wanted a family that matched their characteristics, so Bourn Hall helped them to use a US sperm donor agency which gave them a wider choice of donor
“We both wanted to have treatment so that we could have the shared experience of carrying a baby and had no reason to suspect that one of us would have fertility issues.”
IUI with donor sperm gave a son to Charlie and wife Lauren, ten years after she was told she had PCOS and would never have a baby
After three failed attempts at ‘DIY’ insemination with sperm from the internet, regulated IUI treatment at Bourn Hall worked first time.
Rachel always imagined being a mum but could never picture what her perfect partner might look like. Rachel admits that cupid’s arrow struck in a way she hadn’t seen coming.
When Emily got together with Debbie five years ago they soon realised that they wanted a family together, and as a same-sex couple they were keen to explore the option of having their own children using donor sperm.
Gary and his husband Matthew always wanted to be parents and received the ultimate gift when a family member offered to be their surrogate.
When Kerry and Stacy decided to start a family, they visited Bourn Hall to investigate fertility treatment using donor sperm – they are now mums to twins.