Age at interview: 42
Infertility diagnosis: No
Contributing factors to fertility problems: Surgical removal of ovaries and uterine (fallopian) tubes (prophylactic bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy) due to inherited BRCA 1 genetic mutation, not in a relationship and needing donor sperm
Age at diagnosis: Not stated
Fertility treatments:
IVFICSI with PGT-M (genetic testing of embryos for the BRCA 1 genetic mutation) 

Background: Elena works part-time as a communications manager. She lives with her baby in a metropolitan city. Elena has Southern European heritage. 

Find out more about Elena's experiences in the following short films:

Contributing Factors to Fertility Problems
Pre-implantation Genetic Testing and Fertility Preservation
Donor Conception and Surrogacy
Solo Parenthood by Choice
Infertility and Fertility Treatment: Seeking Information and Support
Advice for others Experiencing Infertility and/or Fertility Treatment