Artificial insemination, also known as in vitro fertilization (IVF), offers an alternative those with troubles getting pregnant. This method has come a long way ever since the first IVF baby was born in 1978. Millions of people around the world were finally able to have children and become parents. Couples and singles use this method when traditional ways of fertilization have failed. Alternative family arrangements also force people to expand their families via IVF. Celebrities are humans too; they have the same troubles, just like everybody else. Some famous people also have difficulties conceiving a child.
A lot of Hollywood mums had to go through rounds of fertilization all in vain. The most patient ones were able to conceive several children via artificial insemination. Some mothers-to-be only plan on using IVF in the future. Below you will find a list of celebrities who used this method to become parents. IVF has truly changed their lives.
Artificial insemination gave this famous Hollywood actress a chance to finally become a mother. She had problems getting pregnant, that’s why Berry and her former partner Gabriel Aubry decided to try an alternative method in 2008. The actress wasn’t sure if she had a chance to get pregnant, that’s why she was extremely happy to hear the good news that it worked. Even though she never admitted conceiving with the help of IVF, it is difficult to get pregnant at age 41.
This rock singer is a mother of four children conceived via artificial insemination. Famous folk singer David Crosby became a biological father for her two children in 1997 and 1998 when her former partner Julie Cypher got pregnant through IVF.
Her current partner Tammy Lynn Etheridge gave birth to twins in 2005. They were conceived the same way as her previous children. Even though it is not the most typical family, Melissa’s children still see their biological dad and spend a lot of time with him and his family.
Penelope Cruz’s sister got pregnant with the help of artificial insemination. Monica’s blog announced that she decided to stop waiting for the man of her dreams and get pregnant on her own. She said that at age 35 she has to think fast and do what’s best for her as her biological clock keeps ticking.
Courtney had to go through several miscarriages before she was able to conceive her daughter Coco in 2003. Her beautiful baby girl was born in June 2004 making Courtney the happiest mum. She joined the club of Hollywood mothers at the age of 40.
Kate Simmons is a freelance writer on celebrity secrets and various health topics related to celebrities. She’s currently writing on behalf of Fertile Future.