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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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

Britain’s first dedicated egg bank opens at this year’s show

Britain’s first dedicated egg bank opens at this year’s show

At this year’s Alternative Parenting Show, Britain’s first dedicated egg bank is opening, at Stand 34 called The London Egg Bank. The team will be talking about how this brand new service can benefit anyone looking to use donor eggs to have a baby. We are also keen to talk to women who have thought aboutRead more about Britain’s first dedicated egg bank opens at this year’s show[…]

The building blocks of family life

The building blocks of family life

The Alternative Parenting Show talks to Anya Sizer, a Fertility Support Co-ordianator at the London Women’s Clinic about what steps to take when you want to start a family. The decision to begin a family can be the start of an incredibly exciting adventure, but preparing yourself for conception can also seem a contentious areaRead more about The building blocks of family life[…]