Friday, 17 July 2009

SADS003 - Debra SIMS & BABY SHANNON - THEN THE SS!!


SADS003 - Debra SIMS & BABY SHANNON - THEN THE SS!!

Baby joy for 'infertile' couple

first published Wednesday 25th Jun 2003.

A woman gave birth to a baby girl four years after she was wrongly told her husband was infertile.

Debra Sims, 38, fell pregnant after becoming the first woman to try a controversial new fertility treatment.

She is now nursing a healthy daughter named Shannon but has told how, during her ordeal, she had almost given up hope of having a baby, her marriage was close to collapse and on her darkest days she even contemplated suicide.

She and her husband Tony had been trying for four years for a baby but NHS fertility doctors had told them there was little hope.

With Mr Sims unemployed, there was no chance the couple could raise the thousands of pounds needed for private IVF treatment.

However, following years of heartache, Mrs Sims found the NHS had confused two files and wrongly told her husband, 12 years her junior, he was infertile.

She made the discovery after approaching Professor Ian Craft, of the Logan Centre for Assisted Reproduction in London, who she had heard wanted to run a controversial private project called Egg Giving.

She was told she could receive the treatment for free and agreed to be the first to try it.

Mrs Sims, of Brodrick Road, Eastbourne, said: "When I was told Tony was infertile I was devastated. I wanted children so much and being told I was unlikely to have any made me want to kill myself. My marriage almost broke up because of the pressures and I was a nervous wreck.

"I was disgusted to find out it was all a lie and that Tony had a healthy sperm count. We have been through hell for nothing."

The egg giving procedure means women donate a cycle of eggs, stimulated from the ovaries with drugs, to an infertile woman.

In return, the donor has IVF treatment, using a second cycle of her eggs, for £950 - seven times less than the average private cost and about half of that on the NHS.

Mrs Sims fell pregnant with the second cycle of eggs, using her husband's sperm.

She spoke of her joy at giving birth to Shannon, now 15 month old, yesterday when Prof Craft began offering the treatment to other woman at a cost of almost £6,000.

The Prof launched the treatment, trials of which began in 2001, following Mrs Sims' success.

Critics, including fertility expert Lord Winston, said it exploited women. Fertility support groups gave the scheme a cautious welcome, saying there was a dire shortage of so-called altruistic donors in Britain.

Mr and Mrs Sims, however, care little about the controversy. Mrs Sims said: "Shannon is our little miracle."


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1 comment:

ian josephs said...

THE FAMILY COURTS AT WORK !!
The psychobabble charlatans jokingly described as "experts" by the sad old men sitting as judges in the family courts actually claim to foretell the future ! With or without crystal balls they confidently predict that young children and even newborn babies are "at risk of emotional abuse" . The senile old fossils on the bench finally wake up just long enough to condemn these poor children to forced adoption by complete strangers and seperation from loving parents for the rest of their lives ! If the despairing parents dare to make any kind of public protest using their own names they are sent to jail for their impertinence.
So that's alright then?
1:-REPLACE THESE WICKED OLD JUDGES BY JURIES IF PERMANENT SEPARATION OF CHILDREN FROM PARENTS IS BEING CONSIDERED,
2:-Scrap predictions of risk and scrap emotional abuse as sufficient justifications for adoption or long term foster care
3:-Scrap the gag on parents and allow them to protest peacefully but openly and publicly if their children have been "confiscated"
Three simple remedies:- Adopt them and most of the injustices would quietly disappear