Patients’ Stories

Alex Reid and Nicola Manashe's
IVF Treatment

Nicola Manashe and Alex Reid's fertility journey with HSFC

Nicola Manashe and her fiancee, actor Alex Reid, joined Our Family in December 2019. Here is their fertility journey with HSFC, witnessed in blogs and podcasts

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Our Family: Cat & Tom
28 Jul 2021

“If you follow Dr Venkat’s advice, you will have a baby – I had mine at 48 using donor eggs.”...

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Our Family: Nikoleta and Karleen
25 Jun 2021

“Having a positive mindset led us to where we are now.”     When we first interviewed our same-sex couple...

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Our family: Jenny, David and baby Leah
15 Jun 2021

“We were so ready through lockdown and so positive that it was going to work”     Today’s story is...

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Our Family: Natalie
10 Jun 2021

“ I am so thankful to Dr Venkat to be sitting here now, 13 weeks pregnant“     The heartbreak...

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IVF and our relationship
07 Jun 2021

  Supporting each other through the highs and lows by   Divya Parker, patient HSFC/Guest blogger*     For all...

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Our Family: Ceri, Rob, Mollie & Evie
25 May 2021

  “Every aspect of this journey is difficult – what will get you through it is the staff at Harley...

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Our Family: Suelen
17 May 2021

“Don’t panic, don’t rush! Freeze your eggs and relax!”   Does the biological clock really exist? Of course it does,...

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Our Family: Nikoleta and Karleen
22 Apr 2021

  “We’ve been blown away by the treatment, the care,  and respect we received at HSFC”     One sunny...

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Our beautiful miracles
15 Apr 2021

  You might remember Eilidh, our patient who told us her story of having the miracle baby Francis, and the...

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