Risk factors to consider for home insemination

Artificial insemination is commonly used by people who require donated sperm in their fertility treatment, including single women, same sex women and some heterosexual couples. It is also used by heterosexual couples with the partner’s sperm if they are having trouble trying to conceive due to the male partner having a very low sperm count or if they carry a genetic disorder. It can be performed at home or in a fertility clinic.

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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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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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How to donate sperm

Donating your sperm to help someone have a child is a truly wonderful and generous act. Donors feel a sense of pride, knowing the joy they have brought to people who could not otherwise become parents.

At the Complete Fertility Centre Southampton our donor team are on hand to guide you through the process of donating your sperm in a confidential and discreet manner.

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Frequently asked questions for egg donors

Donating your eggs is the most generous gift

The gift of life through egg donation is a truly valuable and honourable act that positively changes the lives of those who for a variety of reasons would not be able to start a family themselves without donated eggs.

Our donors feel a huge sense of pride and achievement, knowing the joy
they have brought to people who could not otherwise become parents.

When considering donating your eggs you will have numerous questions and this blog answers the most frequent ones we hear from our donors.

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6 things you need to know about using donor sperm

You might need donor sperm to help you start a family for a number of reasons including being: a man with very low sperm count or no sperm, a same-sex couple or, a single woman.

In this blog we’ll help guide you through the six main things you need to consider when choosing fertility treatment with donor sperm.

Listen in to a chat about sperm donation and treatment on BBC Radio Solent

Julie our Donor Coordinator and a couple who have successfully used donor sperm in their fertility treatment with us will be chatting about sperm donation and treatment on Radio Solent this Tuesday at midday. Tune in to hear more.

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