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 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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Our family: Eilidh, the “miracle baby” and “the icing on the cake baby”
14 Apr 2020

 “Giving up after 10 failed IVFs was not an option”*     Listen to our podcast here:      ...

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Healing – A cycle of grief, gratitude, hurt and hope
09 Apr 2021

    By guest blogger Divya Parker, patient HSFC*   I got one of the worst phone calls of my...

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Endometriosis battle with a happy ending – baby Hope
17 Mar 2021

Our patient Daisy had a long and painful battle with endometriosis. Worried about possible fertility issues that may arise due...

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Egg Sharing Option
12 Mar 2021

When dreaming of becoming mothers, the possibility of not being able to is rarely thought of. Unfortunately, for various reasons,...

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Our family: Divya and Tony. Part 3
26 Feb 2021

    “I am not a nameless IVF failure – I am still Divya. I experienced an unfortunate outcome, and...

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Our Family: Lima
22 Feb 2021

  “I am not afraid of going through fertility treatment during the pandemic!”     Fertility treatment can be a...

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Our Family: Divya and Tony. Part 2
13 Feb 2021

“I named my embryo ‘Peanut’. A very precious, very longed-for life, that it deserved a name, not a serial number.”...

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Our Family: Divya and Tony. Part 1
05 Feb 2021

“There is no preparation for the rollercoaster that IVF is”         When starting their fertility treatments, most...

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