Friday, 13 April 2012

Celebrities that turned to IVF science or assisted reproductive technology to help them complete their families.

1. Courteney Bass Cox and her husband David Arquette conceived daughter Coco, now four, with the help of IVF. Coco was born in 2007. Before conceiving her healthy daughter, Courteney had suffered several miscarriages due to immunity problems.
Courteney Bass Cox (born June 15, 1964) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Monica Geller on the NBC sitcom Friends, Gale Weathers in the horror series Scream

2. Desperate Housewives star Marcia Cross started IVF soon after her marriage, and successfully conceived twins, Eden and Savannah. Marcia, as an actress on a high-rated show, acknowledged the high cost of IVF, telling USA Today, “it’s very expensive and (requires) a lot of needles and shots.”
Marcia Anne Cross
Marcia Anne Cross (born March 25, 1962) is an American actress. She is known for her television roles as Bree Van de Kamp on the ABC comedy-drama series Desperate Housewives.

3. Actress Emma Thompson gave birth to daughter Gaia in 1999, thanks to IVF. Emma suffers from polycystic ovary syndrome, and has spoken about her struggle to get pregnant, and her grief at being unable to have more children after Gaia.
Emma Thompson (born 15 April 1959) is a British actor, comedian and screenwriter. She first came to prominence in 1987 in two BBC TV series, Tutti Frutti and Fortunes of War. Her first major film role was in the 1989 romantic comedy The Tall Guy. In 1992, Thompson won multiple acting awards, including an Academy Award and a BAFTA Award for Best Actress, for her performance in the British drama Howards End.

4. After an ectopic pregnancy and miscarriage with ex-husband, Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman and new husband, country musician Keith Urban had their first child, allegedly conceived after eight months of fertility treatment. Sunday Rose was born in July 2008. Nicole Mary Kidman, AC (born 20 June 1967) is an Australian actress, singer, film producer, spokesmodel, and humanitarian.

5. Trinny Woodall, from BBC’s What Not to Wear, gave birth to her daughter Lyla in October 2003. Trinny suffered nine failed attempts at IVF and two miscarriages before falling pregnant and having her daughter.
Trinny Woodall (born Sarah-Jane Woodall; 8 February 1964 in Marylebone, London) is an English fashion advisor and designer, television presenter and author.

6. Celine Dion is goy pregnant with twins, after six attempts at IVF. She and husband Rene are expecting their new arrivals in November. IVF baby Eddy and Nelson - who were conceived after six IVF attempts – have made her life “extraordinary”, and that she “doesn’t know how women do it”. The couples already have a son, Rene-Charles, whom Celine fell pregnant with after having IVF treatment. This followed six years of attempting to conceive naturally.
CĂ©line Marie Claudette Dion, CC, OQ is a Canadian singer. Born to a large family from Charlemagne, Quebec, Dion emerged as a teen star. She is Singer, songwriter-composer, actress.

7. TV sports presenter Gabby Logan and her husband rugby player Kenny Logan had twins in July 2005, thanks to IVF. The couple started to try and get pregnant a few months after their marriage in the summer of 2001
Gabby Logan (born 24 April 1973) is a television presenter and radio presenter, as well as a former Wales international gymnast.

8. Rod Stewart and wife Penny Lancaster’s:
Rod Stewart is a British singer- songwriter, born and raised in North London, England.

1 comment:

  1. Getting pregnant after miscarriage can be difficult, as miscarriages are extremely emotional experiences for any couple: especially for a woman. Often, miscarriages lead some women to stop trying

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