Infertility

When You can’t Resolve Infertility: How to Cope with the Thought and the Guilt

After numerous attempts, exams, injections and treatments, we’ve finally come to realize that it may be impossible for us to resolve infertility. More specifically, it may be impossible to resolve my female infertility. Following our third IVF attempt, I’ve been told it’s an egg quality issue. We took out 23 eggs but only two medium-quality… Read More When You can’t Resolve Infertility: How to Cope with the Thought and the Guilt

Infertility

Knowing I May Never have My Biological Child (IVF Failure #3)

At the age of 33, I got the news I cannot have children (the chances are incredibly slim, even when IVF is employed). I may not be capable of giving my husband a baby. Such news hits hard. Accepting the fact that you may never be capable of getting pregnant, even when IVF is used,… Read More Knowing I May Never have My Biological Child (IVF Failure #3)

Infertility

How to Improve Egg Quality for IVF Success

Our first round of IVF was pretty rough. I didn’t respond to the stimulation as expected and in the end, we had solely five eggs. Of these, two deteriorated in the beginning of the ICSI process. The three remaining did fertilize but embryo development stopped completely on the second day. Our fertility doctor said that… Read More How to Improve Egg Quality for IVF Success