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18/04/2013 at 02:34
Hi me & my partner ( Husband now since 1st Oct 2011 ) have been together since 7th march 2002. My husband doesn't have any children of his own but i have a son from a previous relationship who is now 12 but my husband wants a baby of his own & my son also wants a brother or sister but in 2005 i had pid & my tubes are now blocked & we have to go for ivf if we want any children together but because i already have a child we have to pay which i don't think it is fair on my husband who has no children of his own & its not fair on my son who would love a brother or sister.
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12/05/2013 at 23:49
I'm having the same problem, my fiance has a daughter who I have no contact with but I have been infertile for 5 years as a result of 2 ectopic pregnancies when I was a teen. I'm now 23 and ready to have a child with him and was really excited about giving IVF a try but have since been told we won't qualify because he already has his little girl. I feel its unfair because I'm the one with the fertility problem and I have no children but have to live without having them. It is so frustrating what gives our government the right to dictate who gets to have babies and who doesn't! Its a natural thing and believe evry person deserves a chance to be a parent as it isnt our fault we have these problems! x
14/06/2013 at 10:04
im also going through same thing im 30 I have a daughter from a previous relationship, my husband has had cancer so has had a testicle removed therefor his sperm isn't that great, we tried to conceive naturally for 3yrs to no joy. We have been told ivf (icsi) is the only way we could get pregnant but we don't qualify for ivf as I have my daughter. I think its so unfair they should give people a better chance to have a family.
the best of luck to you all
24/06/2013 at 17:08
HI HAS ANYONE BEEN ACCEPTED FOR IVFD FUNDING. I NEED TO APPEAL BUT NOT SURE WHAT TO WRITE. CAN ANYONE HELP PLEASE X
05/01/2014 at 01:12
hi all, i am in a terrible state. me and my partner have been trying to conceive for over 6 years and have had no luck due to me having only 1 Fallopian tube ( the other had to be removed due to being blocked with fluid ) i can not ovulate with out treatment which i have been taking chlomid for but i am comin up to my last month of this. me and my partner have been refused ivf due to my partner having children from a previous relationship but i do not have any of my own i think this is a disgrace and we are going to appeal for ivf treatment as there is no other way we could afford to pay for this at this moment in time. i dont think the government should be able to play with peoples lives and emotions like this. I have become very very depressed as i know there is no other way of me conceiving, i also have endometriosis. if there is any1 out there with similar problems and situation who have appealed this decision and won could you please reply with what i should expect.
thanks in advance
05/01/2014 at 01:30
me again sorry. if anyone could give me some advice on where to start with an appeal for ivf and some idea of what to include as i am no good with words in a letter i am much better at explaining if you know what i mean. thanks in advance again x
20/01/2014 at 20:16
Hi, i am totally new to forus/chats like this, but guess im hoping to get some help and also help others who are slightly behind our part of the 'IVF appeal journey'.
Due to medical negligence when i had an appendicitus 7 years ago, i have since had to have both my fallopian tubes removed. My partner and i aware the only option for us to conceive would be with ivf, have over the last year been trying to appeal for NHS funding. You see, i have an 8 year old from a previous relationship therefore we do not qualify for funding, even though we qualify in every other way.
How can you penalise my partner by not classing him as 'childless'!?
Where is his support to give him the opportunity to be a father?!
SO where are we up to??....
We wrote to our MP initially, the health minister, we have the support of our GP (who submitted an IFR - individual funding request) and chief officer of the CCG for our area who all have helped in one way or another. This was not centered around the fact we already have a child, but due to the medical negligence. I wont go into details but its been terrible treatment spanned over a 4 or so year period.
Yet on Friday the panel met to review our case and we were declined. devastated. declined on the grounds that our case is not 'exceptional enough' ! What qualifys 'exceptional' ??
SO we fight on and have already begun out reappeal with further evidence.
Is anyone in or know anyone that has been through a similar situation? We want to gather further information to understand consistency across the country. Are the same appeals being turned down or not? Have reappeals been successful?
Also, if anyone wants any help of questions about starting an appeal, please ask. We have made so many contacts and found so many different routes so far
21/01/2014 at 08:51
03/02/2014 at 21:33
I wonder if you can help me..
My husband and I had our first 1VF ICIS cycle in December 2013. I have Lupus SLE and I had Chemo in 2006 and my husband has low sperm count. The only way we can conceive is throuh ICIS. Due to our CCG the funding currently is 1 fresh and 1 frozen - unfortunately we didn't have any frozen embreyo's at the time and we feel we have not had the same amount of trials which are available for patients on NHS.
What could we do to appeal? You help will greatly be appreciated.
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