Questions men ask about male infertility

Male infertility is not widely understood and some men are still being told they will never be biological fathers although the reason for their infertility may be treatable, according to Mr Oliver Wiseman, consultant urologist at Bourn Hall.  

To hear Mr Wiseman talk about male infertility watch the video below, or view it on the Bourn Hall YouTube Channel.

Although still a taboo subject for many, we are grateful to men featured in our Men Talk campaign who have been prepared to share their experiences.  Many were told they had “no chance” and then went for a second opinion.

If you want more information on fertility treatments we are holding a Fertility Awareness Event in Bury St Edmunds on 28th June, register and let us know your questions in advance and we will talk you through the options in confidence in a mini-consultation on the day.

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Pride and no prejudice: A guest blog by Sarah Juggins

Sarah Juggins - magazine editor, freelance journalist and enthusiastic blogger – writes about the launch of the winter edition of Pride Life magazine.

Jazz, glam, glitter, a magician and the Gay Gordons. It could only be the launch of the winter edition of Pride Life magazine – the lifestyle magazine aimed predominantly at the gay and lesbian community. Continue reading

Bourn Hall Clinic at the Alternative Parenting Show 2012

This Saturday 15th September, Bourn Hall Clinic will be exhibiting at the Alternative Parenting Show, which takes place in Covent Garden, London.

Even with the internet at our fingertips, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to seeking guidance about fertility treatments and making a decision which is right for your own personal circumstances. The Alternative Parenting Show aims to create an atmosphere which allows people to openly ask questions to those who are experts in their field, safe in the knowledge that the advice they receive will be professional, honest and reliable.

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Fran and Joanna with twins Betty and Dolly

With the Alternative Parenting Show approaching, we would like to share the lovely story of Joanna and Fran Harvey-Hobbs.

It was Christmas 2010 when Joanna and Fran decided they wanted to start a family together; and eighteen months on, the couple are proud parents of four-month-old twins Betty and Dolly.

Fran recalls that at the start of their journey, practical and reliable advice for same-sex couples seemed difficult to come by. Continue reading