Teresa & Nathan tell us their story: “We imagined it was going to be much more complicated, but it ended up being straightforward”
Today we’re going to share with you a new, real‑life testimony about assisted reproduction treatment. This is the story of a couple who came to our fertility clinic in Spain from Australia so that we could help them build the family they had been longing for.
Thank you to you both! Thank you for wanting to contribute to our blog and for your kind words about us. But we’d especially like to thank you for normalising and raising awareness about infertility.
Tell us how you heard about URE Centro Gutenberg
We were looking online for information about egg donation in Spain. We saw that Centro Gutenberg had received really good reviews from other patients, so that encouraged us to get in touch with the clinic.
After your first appointment with us, what made you choose our fertility clinic in Spain?
We had a virtual appointment with Dr. Álvarez and he came across as very professional to us, so we decided to put ourselves in his hands to make our dream of becoming parents come true.
Tell other couples what your initial doubts and questions were before embarking on assisted reproduction treatment
Our first question was about egg donation treatment success rates at Centro Gutenberg, and the answer was pretty encouraging.
We also wanted to know how we would be able to coordinate everything, as the distance and time difference could make the whole process much more difficult. For this we only needed to follow some clearly defined steps/instructions.
And, finally, we decided to find out more about patient satisfaction with this clinic, and we discovered that the vast majority were very satisfied with the treatment they had undergone.
In terms of planning your treatment, was the fact that you live in another country an issue?
The truth is that no, it wasn’t an issue. We imagined it was going to be much more complicated, but it ended up being straightforward. Whenever questions came up we were able to talk about them with a specialist from the clinic.
Additionally, finding the equivalent medications in Australia wasn’t a problem because nowadays the majority of fertility drugs are sold worldwide.
How did you deal with the treatment process? Were you excited, worried, nervous, happy…?
Well we were really excited and hopeful (that’s the prevailing emotion and the main incentive for undergoing egg donation treatment), and somewhat nervous that things might take a turn for the worse again (like they did in the past). But our eagerness to become parents always outweighed our fears.
What advice would you give to other women and couples who are thinking about undergoing assisted reproduction treatment?
It’s a very personal matter and any decision you make is valid. But if you’re certain you want to become parents and it’s not going to be possible the traditional way, don’t think twice about turning to fertility treatment for help. Nowadays many couples undergo fertility treatment in order to become parents.
Now that you have your baby at home, what do you remember about your time with us?
We have really great memories of the clinic, mainly because thanks to you we are parents now, something we had started believing would never happen for us.
If we had to recommend Centro Gutenberg to someone else who was going through what we went through, we would do it without hesitation.
Thank you again to Teresa & Nathan for their time and dedication to tell us their story. Remember that you can read other real‑life stories from patients of URE Centro Gutenberg.
Are you here because you’d like to start assisted reproduction treatment? Make your first appointment with us! One of our doctors will work to study your particular case and recommend the best options for you. You can even have your first appointment online!