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Posts written by Gabrielle Goad

  1. 21 Feb 2018

    Counselling for Older Women & Couples

    Posted: 21 February 2018 Counselling for Older Women & Couples

    One in seven couples now have trouble conceiving according to the NHS, but for older women and couples the pressure of pregnancy can be even greater because of the worry that time is running out.

    At Manchester Fertility we specialise in helping older couples and women conceive. Part of our comprehensive support is offering tailored individuals and couples counselling, to help you cope with the treatment journey and understand the emotions you may experience when you’re trying for a family...

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  2. 26 Jul 2017

    Three Reasons Why You Need Counselling When Using Donor Eggs

    Posted: 26 July 2017 Three Reasons Why You Need Counselling When Using Donor Eggs

    If you’re planning a pregnancy using donor eggs, you’ll be offered counselling as part of your treatment.

    Counselling is given to all patients who use donors to try to conceive. And although you may think you don’t need it, here are three reasons why it’s such an essential and valued aspect of your journey, not just for you, but also for your future child:

    1. Counselling ensures you understand your treatment

    It’s vital that you fully understand the implications o...

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  3. 07 Jul 2016

    Single and want a baby using a sperm donor? Why counselling is so important

    Posted: 07 July 2016 Single and want a baby using a sperm donor? Why counselling is so important

    If you’re single and want a baby using a sperm donor, we can help to make it happen.

    As a leading sperm donor clinic in Manchester and Cheshire – our Manchesterdonors.com programme is one of the most successful in the UK - we’ve been helping solo women to become mothers for many years with the help of our UK-based, HFEA-screened sperm donors.

    But we don’t just focus on finding you your ideal sperm donor from our donor bank, or on formulating a bespoke treatment plan tha...

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  4. 23 Jun 2016

    Having the sperm donor talk: Telling children they were donor-conceived

    Posted: 23 June 2016 Having the sperm donor talk: Telling children they were donor-conceived

    Counselling is a mandatory part of having treatment with donor sperm. But at Manchester Fertility we aren’t only concerned with the general implications of using donor sperm to have a baby.

    We care about the wellbeing of you and your new family way beyond the end of your treatment – and it’s for this reason that we place such emphasis on the importance of telling your child about the fact that they are donor-conceived.

    Our counsellors are here to support you now, to help you ...

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