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£350raised of £10,000 target by 16 supporters

    Weʼve raised £350 to have IVF due to the fact I have a rare medical condition which has resulted in my eggs dying.

    Wisbech, United Kingdom
    Funded on Saturday, 17th November 2018

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    Hello my name is Jessica, myself and my partner are trying to raise money towards IVF treatment. I have just turned 30.

    I was born with a rare condition called Blepharophimosis, I have experienced many troubles through my childhood and adult years. I had numerous operations on my eyes and still struggle with my vision. None of these troubles compare to the devastation I felt when I found out that the condition has resulted in premature ovarian insufficiency (Premature Menopause) sadly after numerous test I learnt that my eggs were dying and it was too late for me to save any to be able to use via the IVF process.

    My partner Shaun and I have tried for over 7 years before we finally got support. Sadly my condition was not explained to me and I was very let down by the NHS as despite numerous trips to the GP my referral to the infertility clinic came way to late for us.

    We are a hard working couple, I am sadly only able to work part time due to my disabilities resulting from my rare condition. Our only hope of conceiving is via IVF, so we are asking for people to read our story and help us raise funds to allow us to fulfil our dream of becoming parents. We have managed to save £3,000 ourselves but this has been over 5 years due to my disabilities but time is against us.

    Thank you all for taking the time to read our very unique plea for your help and support.

    Ever hopeful, Jessica xx

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    16

    • Oliver Roberts

      Oliver Roberts

      Sep 29, 2018

      Wish you guys all the best .

      £50.00

    • Molly Clayton

      Molly Clayton

      Sep 4, 2018

      I hope you can raise the money to get the help you truly deserve. Hope you are both well. I will donate more later if I can! Xx

      £10.00

    • Michael Shaw

      Michael Shaw

      Mar 29, 2018

      Good luck darling xxx

      £10.00

    • Judith Powers

      Judith Powers

      Mar 29, 2018

      Good luck Jess big hug X

      £10.00

    • Alex Richardson

      Alex Richardson

      Mar 10, 2018

      Jess I wish you the very best of luck to you as you aim to each your target for your IVF treatment and for the wider future. I am only sorry it’s only now I am sending a donation today. Alex 😀

      £5.00

    • Louise Bothamley

      Louise Bothamley

      Mar 2, 2018

      Good luck x

      £10.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Dec 18, 2017

      £30.00

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    Jessica  FitzJohn

    Jessica FitzJohn

    Wisbech, United Kingdom

    I have: Blepharophimosis-ptosis-epicanthus syndrome (BPES) is a rare genetic condition occurring sporadically and transmitted by autosomal dominant inheritance. Type I BPES is associated with a high incidence of menstrual irregularities and infertility.

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