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.
It is often said that sperm is the only thing same-sex female couples need to get pregnant. However there is also the chance that one or both may also have a fertility issue. Melanie and Laura explain why, after trying an online site, they chose Bourn Hall with its sperm bank for IVF treatment – which revealed underlying health issues.
Lisa and her husband have been on an emotional journey, with three unsuccessful IVF attempts after John overcame cancer. The couple are ecstatic to now be mum and dad to little Freddie, with the help of a sperm donor.