• Options for Couples Who Cannot Conceive

    December 10, 2014

    Once you’ve decided you want to start a family, struggling to conceive can be heart breaking for any couple. But if you feel you can offer a child a loving and stable home then it may not be time to give up. If you and your partner are finding it difficult to conceive after try…

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  • JP’s Story: Part 3: Vicious Cycles

    June 12, 2014

    To read part two, click here. May 2014 I have always had an irregular cycle, since the beginning of time. At least, that’s how long it feels. It was not a problem until I could not easily conceive. Until now. Miss J was a surprise. A wonderful surprise. Discovered at 20 weeks, producing no symptoms…

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  • JP’s Story: Part 2: Ultrasound Scan

    June 9, 2014

    To read part one click here. April 2014 Today I had an ultrasound at my GP surgery. The procedure was identical to that of an antenatal scan albeit with one crucial difference. There was no baby. Of course there was no baby. We are still trying but nothing is happening and my cycle remains stubbornly…

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  • JP’s Story: Part 1. Trying to conceive

    June 8, 2014

    Thank you to JP for sharing her story with me and for allowing me to share it with you. March 2014 We have not told anyone – I have hardly dared admit it to myself – but we are trying to conceive. Technically, we have been trying for a while now. We haven’t used contraception…

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  • IVF YES!

    December 5, 2013

    I am extremely grateful to twinmummyanddaddy.com forgiving me the opportunity to write this blog post. The IVFyescampaign has just launched and we are hoping to build a cohort of champions who can help us put an end  to the IVF postcode lottery. We doubt that many people start out on their quest for children expecting to have IVF. I know that I didn’t. However after months of…

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  • The London Egg Bank

    October 3, 2013

    Britain’s first dedicated egg bank opened earlier this month on September 17th in London. Its aim is to help the growing number of women in this country needing donor eggs to have a baby.  The London Egg Bank will attract a new generation of altruistic women willing to donate their eggs to help another anonymous woman to become a mum. Due to a…

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