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Online group for those pregnant following fertility treatment

The first meeting via Skype will take place on Monday 31st July at 7pm. This is an audio call only and will last approx 1 hour. Please email your Skyper username to Kate if you would like to join or please do email for more informaiton. Email: kate@fertilitynetworkuk.org

ACeBabes Family Day (NI)

On Sunday 18 June a group of 13 ACeBabes children and their parents  met at Tullynewbank Horse Riding Stables in Glenavy for a pony riding lesson.  The 13 children aged between 4 and14 , all conceived via fertility treatment or joined their family via adoption, had a great time.  Initially…

ACeBabes Mums Night Out

On Friday 16 June a group of 8 ACeBabes Mums met for a social night out in Belfast.  The group, who met at a local restaurant, valued the time to talk about their experiences of waiting years, in some cases, for their children and some talked about their wish to…

N. Ireland Family Day planned for Sunday 18 June

On Sunday 18 June at 1.30pm a group of 12 ACeBabes children and their parents will meet at Tullynewbank Riding stables in Glenavy for a beginners Pony Trekking session.  Afterwards an indoor picnic is planned at the facility.  Children over 4 years old are able to participate in the pony…

Family Days in Northern Ireland

On Sunday 11th December, 9 ACeBabes children and their parents attended a fun activity evening including ten pin bowling and climbing at Dundonald Sports Complex.  Afterwards they got the opportunity to meet Santa in a specially adapted grotto in a party room.  It was an emotional reunion for the parents,…

Have you wondered about how to tell your child about their conception?

If you've ever worried about what you are going to tell your child and how about their conception, you may find this article written by a seventeen year old who was an IVF baby interesting. Parents are often worried that children may be treated differently - or that it may…

Baby screening to be expanded

The screening carried out through the heel prick test is to be extended across England to cover more genetic diseases.  At the moment, babies are screened for a number of conditions including cystic fibrosis and sickle cell disease but four more genetic diseases will be included from now onwards too.…