Complete Fertility Centre invites same sex women to a fertility information evening

Complete Fertility Centre Southampton is well renowned in the lesbian community as a provider of first class fertility treatment for same sex women.

We are delighted to hold our first free information evening especially for same sex women wishing to start a family in 2019.

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What is mutual or reciprocal IVF?

Mutual or reciprocal in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) is becoming increasingly popular for same sex couples as it allows both partners to participate in the creation of their baby.

So what does reciprocal IVF involve?

In the process of reciprocal IVF, one partner donates her eggs to the other, who will carry the pregnancy. Donor sperm is also required to fertilise the eggs.

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Support for egg and embryo recipients

If you’re thinking about having fertility treatment and using an egg or embryo donor to help create your family it’s important to talk through your emotions and the implications of using a donor.

Depending on your circumstances and personal preferences, you might want to do this individually, as a couple, or in a group.

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IUI or IVF for same sex couples?

Becoming a parent is an exciting journey and for most first-timers there’s a lot to learn about your fertility options as a same sex couple.

For same-sex couples wishing to become parents there are a number of fertility treatment options that can be chosen based on your fertility status and personal preferences.

To simplify things there are two main options for same-sex couples seeking fertility treatment. These are intra-uterine insemination (IUI) and in-vitro fertilisation (IVF).

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We’re supporting LGBT’s History Month

It’s LGBT’s history month and to show our support we will be posting a series of blogs on fertility treatment for same sex ladies. We have also arranged an open evening especially for same sex women to come and find out more about their fertility options and to meet our friendly and expert team.

The history of the gay rights movement has greatly impacted on the building of families for same sex couples, together with technological advances in fertility treatments.

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Come and see our newly refurbished Centre

       We have come to the end of our exciting refurbishment project.

We are now opening our doors and welcoming new patients to come and have a look around our centre to see our latest facilities and modern environment.

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5 tips to help you cope with the stress of fertility at Christmas

Christmas is seen as a time for family and friends but often with these get-togethers the awkward questions about when you’re going to have a baby are asked that may increase your anxiety and stress levels.

So, we’ve put together five tips for a more relaxed Christmas for our friends on the fertility roller-coaster.

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The Most Amazing and Generous Gift of All

The Most Amazing and Generous Gift of All – The Gift of Life

With Christmas fast approaching our thoughts turn to finding the perfect gifts for our loved ones.

But have you thought about the most amazing and generous gift of all? The gift of life to a woman or couple who cannot become a parent without donated eggs or sperm.

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We’re celebrating 1000 babies born as a result of fertility treatment

We’re excited to announce that over 1000 babies have now been born following fertility treatment with us since we started up in 2011.

Amazingly, that equates to approximately one baby being born every two to three days!

The arrival of over 1000 babies demonstrates our mission to give patients the best chance of achieving a healthy singleton baby to complete their family.

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Why are we offering free IVF for our egg sharers?

Free IVF? Sounds too good to be true…

But if you join our egg sharing programme and donate half of your eggs produced during your IVF treatment to an anonymous woman who needs eggs for her IVF treatment, then you can both have a chance of becoming pregnant and, as a thank you for this amazing and generous act of egg donation, you can receive free IVF.

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