There have been many articles in the news about adoption numbers reducing due to the increased chances of success through IVF. Although it’s true that success rates have increased, many women and couples struggling with infertility feel that it’s unfair to assume that they should adopt rather than try for a baby of their own.
We help over 1000 women and couples each year to have babies, and many people are helping others to experience the wonders of parenthood. Here we share some of these amazing stories.
England adoption rates falling as IVF improves, says senior official
The chief executive of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service says there is a drop in the rate of children being adopted partly caused by improvements in IVF.
During Fertility Awareness Week, our Fertility Coach Cindy Charles, provides some ways you can support yourself through infertility and most importantly understand that you are not alone.
The Blame Game: Handling your emotions as a couple
So life just got complicated. You are diagnosed with having an infertility problem, or sometimes worse, unexplained infertility and you are left in a state of bewilderment and shock. The LWC's Fertility Coach, Cindy Charles can help.
Ovarian reserve and the chance of success
It has been widely proposed that the chance of success in IVF can be best predicted by a measurement of 'ovarian reserve'. How can that best be done - and why are experts excited about the hormone AMH?
Baby Max arrives after mum trials chromosome abnormalities test
After one devastating pregnancy loss after another, Charlene and Neil were offered a new PGT-M technique of 'karyomapping' to help prevent the miscarriages.
Why go overseas when you can buy British sperm?
With concerns over a no-Brexit deal affecting the import of sperm from Europe, we ask the question why go overseas when you can buy British sperm? The LWC works with the London Sperm Bank (LSB) to provide donor sperm for our patients without a wait.
Can embryo screening reduce the likelihood of miscarriage?
Perhaps you have had miscarriages in the past or you are a woman in your late thirties or early forties concerned about your chances of conceiving. Embryo screening using a technique called PGT-A could help you achieve a pregnancy and healthy baby.
Private treatment restored our hope
Liz and her husband almost gave up their hopes of having a baby. But they persisted through long waits, changed appointments and failed IVF on the NHS attempts to finally succeed at LWC London Bridge (formally the Bridge Centre).