Free IVF: your options

Free IVF - your options

The IVF rollercoaster can be a physical, emotional and extremely stressful ride. And if you are paying for your treatment at every stage of the process, the financial cost can quickly add to the emotional strain. There are still a … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Aiden’s first Christmas

featured-image1

It might sound like an unusual way to save a newborn baby’s life, but little Aiden Mitchell will be celebrating his first Christmas this December thanks to a cold blanket. Unlike most newborns, who need constant protection against the cold … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Herts & Essex Fertility Centre raises £465 in 7 days for Infertility Network UK

featured-image

This week Herts & Essex Fertility Centre’s Medical Director, Michael Ah-Moye, marked the end of National Fertility Awareness Week by presenting Infertility Network UK with a cheque for £465. Infertility Network UK, the leading national infertility charity, launched The Great … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

There’s no business like Fertility Show business

featured-image

Over the weekend of Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd November the Herts & Essex Fertility Centre exhibited at London Olympia for The Fertility Show, the UK’s biggest annual fertility event. Our team of experts manned the stand throughout the weekend … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Tech giants can’t freeze the fertility clock

egg-freezing

Egg freezing had some rare front-page news coverage earlier this week, after it was announced that Facebook and Apple are to offer infertility treatments to their employees. The new staff ‘benefits’ package could signal the start of a worrying trend … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Egg donation is a great feeling — one of the best in the world

Featured-Image

We were really pleased to read this story in the local press recently and the positive attitude displayed by one of our egg donors Laura Slattery. Thanks to her two people have fallen pregnant and are now starting their own … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

No sperm shortage at the Herts & Essex Fertility Centre

blog-image

The world’s first national sperm bank will open in England today. As you’d expect, there’s been some media attention, including the usual closed-minded negativity from certain tabloids regarding alternative families. In other newspaper coverage, it’s has been revealed that as … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Telling your child they are IVF (Part 2)

Julia

Julia Bateson continues her account of telling her daughter she was an IVF baby Last time I described how we told our lovely daughter of 10 years and 9 months that she was an IVF baby. Today I want to … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

Telling your child they’re IVF (Part 1)

Julia

Guest blogger Julia Bateson writes of her experience telling her daughter that she was an IVF baby.                        And then I was (finally) a mum … Joyously overwhelmed by this … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment

New Parents Study

university-logos

The Herts & Essex Fertility Centre has been working with researchers at the University of Cambridge over the past few months helping them with their New Parents Study.  The study is of heterosexual, gay and lesbian couples who have used … Continue reading

Posted in Blog | Leave a comment