Three years after my vasectomy reversal we did two rounds of IVF in the U.K. AT St. Mary’s in Manchester. The problem being an old dad with four children is the system doesn’t support us for the usual three rounds. My wife fought for one and then battled for two. Thats the great part of being married to a woman that wont take no for an answer.Read More
It’s freezing cold in Hartlepool. It’s also October 16th and I am about to have a brilliant surgeon reverse my vasectomy in a clinic in the strangest city on Earth.
I spent a few years looking for the right guy to do this. Reversals are notoriously difficultRead More
IVF for an older dad, where do I start.
My wife is 14-years younger than me (I AM A CLICHE).
The first date we went on in London i 2010 she asked me if I would ever want another child? I replied saying yes.
She didn’t know I had had a vasectomy in 1998 but I always felt I wanted more children. I’ll tell you more about that in another post.Read More
Becoming a father in your 50s does raise a lot of internal questions especially this one.
Would I live long enough to see the child grow into an adult?
Here is what I felt.
I know a guy my age that had never seen, heard or met his father. My own wife’s father died suddenly when she was just 17-years old. A friend of mine had lost his father when he was just 7-years old. I could go on. Even my own dad first met his father when he was 19 years of age.Read More