Stories about fertility treatment

Laura-Rose and Stacey’s story

Laura-Rose talks of the isolation she and her wife Stacey have felt, both as being mothers together and when they experienced a miscarriage – and how they have used their experience to make a positive difference for other LGBT+ people.

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Why

Sarah was moved to write a poem after experiencing a miscarriage after undergoing a round of IVF. She hopes that it might resonate with other people going through something similar.

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Ellie’s story

Ellie writes about her experience of infertility, IVF and miscarriage and the effects on her mental health.

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Kirsty’s story

Kirsty shares her experience of ectopic pregnancy, IVF and miscarriage.

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Gilly’s story

Gilly shares her story of three miscarriages, including two losses after starting fertility treatment.

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Kate’s story

Kate writes about experiencing multiple chemical pregnancies and miscarriage, and how Mother’s Day was a trigger for expressing her grief and finding support.

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My Baby

Anita shares her feelings on the loss of her IVF baby after years of hoping and planning.

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10½ weeks

Helen wrote a poem after losing her baby, conceived naturally after four failed IVF attempts.

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Jessica and Natalie’s story

Jessica & Natalie share their story of the loss of an IVF pregnancy, following the loss of their son at 37 weeks.

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