Becoming a mother was, for Bailey Ennis, a deep desire, anchored for many years in her mind. At 24, the Englishwoman from south London was not yet ready to commit to a long-term romantic relationship to fulfill her wish.
Not wanting to wait any longer, the young woman chose to take her destiny into her own hands, using a much less traditional method of conception, in order to achieve this much desired status as a mother.
Find the right donor
” I wanted to be a mom since I was a teenager. Bailey Ennis told the newspaper. DailyMail. ” But as a lesbian I always knew it should be done by insemination artificial ” she indicated, adding ” I didn’t want to be in a relationship. I just wanted to have a baby “. In 2021, Bailey begins to seriously consider the prospect to become mother. For this, she goes through profiles on sperm donor websites to choose her donor, looking for someone with a lot of experience and, above all, in good health. ” I wasn’t looking for any special features. I just wanted someone trustworthy and as healthy as possible. she noted. Bailey finally finds a man in the “sound medical record and which had been donor for two other couples LGBTQ before “. She contacts him by WhatsApp and organizes a meeting with his potential donor.
Artificial insemination at home
When they have coffee together, they agree, Bailey has found her donor ” He also agreed to be my donor for more children if I wish. I want to have children related by blood she commented. Bailey buys a artificial insemination kit for only 28 euros. ” It was really easy and not awkward at all,” she said. “He brought his gift and then helped me use the kit. There are sterile cups, syringes, ovulation tests and that’s it. she explained. In the comfort of her home, Bailey and her donor inseminate her. The young woman discovers her pregnancy on October 31, 2021, delighted. ” I was so happy ” she affirmed, insisting ” It was all I ever wanted in life “.
The best decision of his life
Bailey’s pregnancy is going smoothly and goes into labor at 38 weeks and five days pregnant. I had a few contractions for a few days before going to the hospital. Then he came very quickly. I did it all alone and had no birth partner she revealed. Lorenzo was born on July 2, 2022, and, after a two-day stay, mother and son returned to the family home. ” He was gorgeous as soon as I saw it. He’s got my nose, he’s got big eyes like mine and my brown hair Bailey explained, saying, ” Having a baby on my own is the best thing I’ve ever done “. When his son grows up, if he wishes, he can know his donor and meet him according to an agreement made together. ” He will definitely have siblings when I’m ready. I’m so comfortable and happy to be a single mom she concluded.