Famous personalities also face with the problem of infertility. For celebrities IVF is one of the few ways that gives the ability to have children in the most hopeless situations. Many of them have difficulty with conceiving because for a long time they delayed this process for a career. Now they, like many other couples, had to apply to reproductive medicine centers. Thus, the most famous people who used IVF:
The famous Portuguese footballer used the services of the surrogate mother in 2009. Cristiano’s son was born June 17, 2010, who was conceived via IVF. He found surrogate mother thanks to a special clinic in Florida. There were many rumors that the whole process of surrogacy cost 12 million euro. To hide the information about the birth, 4 years later, he told his son that his mother had died. Now the footballer brings up the son himself, his mother and sister help him as well.
The famous singer and her ex-husband always wanted to have children. Unfortunately, it was impossible for couple to conceive in a natural way for a long time. Doctors have recommended Jennifer to use the services of a surrogate mother, but she wanted to give birth to a child herself. Conceiving using IVF did not work right away. After several attempts an embryo caught on and Jennifer’s pregnancy was confirmed. For fertilization was used sperm of husband and singer’s egg cells. In February 2008, she gave birth to twins – a daughter Emmeline and a son Maximiliano.
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka
American actors, famous due to the TV series “How I Met Your Mother” have been together for 12 years. Harris – openly gay, he announced it in 2006. The searches of surrogate mother were successful; in 2010 she gave birth to their twins (girl and boy). The couple was acquainted with the surrogate mother, but the egg donor was anonymous. Interesting, that one egg was fertilized with Nile’s sperm, and the second – with David’s.
Sarah Jessica Parker
Famous American actress who played a role in the TV series “Sex and the City” also had problems with infertility and needed the help of a surrogate mother. Sarah gave birth to her first child in a natural way in 37. But when she was 44 years old, after many attempts, she couldn’t get pregnant. Only with help of a surrogate mother from Ohio, the actress could realize her dream. In June 2009, two girls were born – Tabitha and Marion.
Now more and more couples are using IVF to become happy parents. Unfortunately, many of them are afraid that they will be condemned or discussed; therefore keep this information secret, even from his relatives. Celebrities, who have used this method, do not hesitate and do not hide this information, but rather publicize it to support other couples.