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Donor insemination for lesbian women who want to start a family

Donor insemination for lesbian women who want to start a family

2017 exhibitor at the My Future Family Show, Complete Fertility share a small amount of their wealth of knowledge around donor insemination for lesbian women. An increase in donor insemination for lesbians The UK’s fertility regulator, the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), published in its annual report on statistics and trends in UK fertilityRead more about Donor insemination for lesbian women who want to start a family[…]

National Fertility and Reproductive Health Campaign

National Fertility and Reproductive Health Campaign

Mediaplanet UK have launched a national Fertility and Reproductive Health Campaign. The information will be circulated in The Guardian newspaper and online via the national Patient Info website and on http://www.healthawareness.co.uk. My Future Family are supporting this campaign because it links in with our passion in supporting people to start their family when they needRead more about National Fertility and Reproductive Health Campaign[…]

The first Fertility Fair in Harley Street, hosted by the London Women’s Clinic

The first Fertility Fair in Harley Street, hosted by the London Women’s Clinic

So you’ve decided you’re ready to have a child but you have no idea where to start. You’ve heard how some people make arrangements with male friends to get pregnant and of course everyone mentions the turkey baster. But, this is an important decision and you think it deserves more attention. Where do you start?Read more about The first Fertility Fair in Harley Street, hosted by the London Women’s Clinic[…]

5 tips for picking an LGBT-friendly Fertility Clinic

5 tips for picking an LGBT-friendly Fertility Clinic

Kathryn Bryant, a fertility consultant has 5 tips for starting your journey to creating your future family for LGBT people. 1. Beware of becoming  just a number All fertility clinics will be vying for your business. They invest heavily in great marketing and some have done very well at waving the rainbow flag to getRead more about 5 tips for picking an LGBT-friendly Fertility Clinic[…]

Healthy liver: healthy hormones

Healthy liver: healthy hormones

If you’re having fertility treatment or trying for a baby naturally, you’ll probably want to take extra care of your diet to improve your chances of success. Here, nutrition expert, Anna Firth, explains how to keep your liver in tip-top condition to help regulate your hormones. The liver is the body’s primarily detoxifier – everythingRead more about Healthy liver: healthy hormones[…]

Donor conception – same stress different families

Donor conception – same stress different families

If there was one model to follow on how to deal with the stress of donor conception, it would make the whole process a lot easier. There’s often a misguided assumption that assisted conception will be easier for some types of families than others, but sadly, that’s not the case. For anyone trying to conceiveRead more about Donor conception – same stress different families[…]

Case study: Emma – an egg sharer’s story

Case study: Emma – an egg sharer’s story

Facing disappointment after trying to find a sperm donor on her own, Emma attended an Open Day with her partner at the London Women’s Clinic in Darlington, where she was told about the Egg Sharing Programme. “I’d spent a year and a half trying to find a known donor willing to perform home insemination. AfterRead more about Case study: Emma – an egg sharer’s story[…]

Vegas: casino’s, gambling, nightlife, and …fertility?

Vegas: casino’s, gambling, nightlife, and …fertility?

It should come as no surprise that people holiday in Las Vegas, a city like no other, to experience world-class hotels, nightlife, food and entertainment. But, did you know that people also travel to Las Vegas to be treated at one of the most highly respected fertility centers in the world, The Fertility Center ofRead more about Vegas: casino’s, gambling, nightlife, and …fertility?[…]

Believing the best: How thoughts can affect the fertility journey

Believing the best: How thoughts can affect the fertility journey

Anya Sizer, patient support co-ordinator at the LWC who specialises in infertility support and stress management, explains how to challenge your negative beliefs to help you through your fertility treatment. Beliefs appear like tiny inconsequential seeds, casually planted in the soil. However, the potential is for those seeds to grow beyond recognition and dominate theRead more about Believing the best: How thoughts can affect the fertility journey[…]