#7  Chatting Change: The heavy costs, financial & emotional, of striving to bring a child into the world

Love is the currency you need to raise a child, but let’s be honest: it takes a bit of money too. Still, even as you tally up the ever-growing budget, spare a thought for those couples whose greater struggle is to bring a child into the world. How do prospective parents, battling to cope with fertility issues, handle with the expense and intrusion of the rigorous procedures? Aside from the financial costs of fertility treatment, what are the relationship and social costs, as they dream of the joys and rewards yet to come? Find out as Dr Sumayya Ebrahim joins us in the studio.